An official website of the United States government

Visa Update:
Validity of the Nonimmigrant Visa Fee (MRV Fee) Effective October 1, 2022
September 28, 2022

All nonimmigrant visa application fee (also known as the MRV fee) payments made on or after October 1, 2022, are valid for 365 days from the date a receipt is issued for payment of the MRV fee. 

Applicants must schedule an interview appointment or submit an interview waiver application during this 365-day period.  Please note that applicants must only schedule their interview or submit their waiver application within the 365-day period.  There is no requirement that the interview must occur during the 365-day period.  

All receipts for payment of MRV fees issued before October 1, 2022, were extended until September 30, 2023, and remain valid until this date.  

For more information on visa application fees and payment, please visit our Visa Information and Appointment Service Center website at https://www.ustraveldocs.com/ph/ph-niv-visafeeinfo.asp