Departments are required to pay all H-1B fees ranging from $1,960 to $4,960. The fee total depends on the type of H-1B case and choice of processing at USCIS. All H-1B cases, including H-1B extensions, require the $460 USCIS fee and the OIA $1,500 fee. New H-1B cases to Ohio State must pay the $500 anti-fraud fee. To expedite processing at USCIS, there is an additional optional fee of $2,500.
$460 – All cases (USCIS fee)
$1,500 – All cases (OIA fee)
$500 – All new OSU H-1B cases (Dept. of Homeland Security Anti-Fraud fee)
$2,500 – Optional Premium Processing Fee (USCIS)
The employing department must submit an eRequest for all the fees to the Office of International Affairs with the H-1B paperwork. The Office of International Affairs then requests the checks from the appropriate government agencies. More details are in the H-1B Packet instructions.