Visa Fees

Please be advised that Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fees are non-refundable.

If you have made a credit card payment and have not made a note of the receipt number to schedule an appointment please call 09 887599 or email support-newzealand@ustraveldocs.com  to retrieve your receipt number.

DO NOT PAY THE FEE A SECOND TIME. YOU WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

  • The U.S. Consulate General does not accept U.S. cash; all fees must be paid in New Zealand dollars.
  • All applicants for a non-immigrant visa must pay the appropriate non-refundable, Machine Readable Visa (MRV) fee as outlined below.
  • All fees are non-refundable and are subject to change without notice. Kiwibanks in New Zealand Post Shops accept cash, or EFTPOS.
  • K visas are only payable at the Consulate.

Effective March 1, 2015 the following fee schedule will apply:

Visa Type MRV Fee amount (USD)
Business/Tourism  (B1/B2) $160
Transit Visa, Crew-Airline/Ship  (C1, C1/D) $160
Treaty trader/Investor  (E1/E2)  $205
Specialty work visa for Australians (E3/E3D)  $205
 Academic Students (F1/F2)  $160
 Temporary Employment (H1B/H2A/H2B/H3/H4)  $190
 Media Visa (I)  $160
 Exchange Visitors (J1/J2)  $160
 Fiancé Visa (K1)  $265
 Intra-company Transferee (L1/L2)  $190
 Vocational Student (M1/M2)  $160
 Person of Extraordinary Ability (O1/O2/O3)  $190
 Performance Visa (P1/P2/P3/P4)  $190
 Cultural Exchange Visitor (Q1)  $190
 Religious Worker (R1/R2)  $190

 

Additional fees: Certain countries must pay an additional reciprocity fee.  Please contact the U.S. Visa Information Service on +64 9 887 5999 for further information.