How much are the filing fees? Who can pay?

The base filing fee is $460. First-time applications also require a $500 fraud detection fee. $460 is required for renewals and/or extensions. Case Western Reserve is responsible for paying the $460 and $500 fees. The premium processing fee is $1,225. The department or beneficiary may pay the premium processing fee. The department should always request separate checks payable to “U.S. Department of Homeland Security”.