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Fee Waiver (form i-912)

Can’t pay the fees? (File a fee waiver!)

**** Applying for Fee Waiver May add 1-3 month processing delay ****

But if you can't afford the $575 Humanitarian Parole fee per application it is better than not applying at all.


Sources suggesting fee waivers may cause a 1-3 month processing delay
Afghan Legal Support Fund (in their about section)
Tips to avoid a fee waiver rejection:

Basic Checklist / Steps

Verify a fee waiver can be used for the application you are submitting. See image below, or go to “Special Instructions” section on this page:
It can be used for Humanitarian Parole (HP Visas)
Collect needed information and supporting documentation
Prove Financial Hardship of person submitting application
Example: SIV interpreter in the USA filing for their family in Afghanistan. Prove financial hardship of SIV interpreter.
Add correct header information for attachments and any additional pages
at the top of each sheet:
type or print your name and
Alien Registration Number (A-Number) (if any) and
the Page Number, Part Number, and Item Number to which your answer refers.
Digitally signing (not typed)
Only need 1 Fee Waiver form per envelope.
Example: send an entire family's applications in one envelope with 1 fee waiver.
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