Itemized Fees List

Please see the following itemized list of fees to be paid by a potential exchange visitor:

U.S. Federal Government Fees: Notes Fee

SEVIS fee (U.S. Department of Homeland Security)

See for current fee schedule.

$220 effective 6/24/2019

Visa application fee (U.S. Department of State) See for current fee schedule. $160
Visa issuance fee, if applicable (U.S. Department of State) See It varies by country.

Based on your position/appointment title, you may be subject to the following fees. Please check with your host department to determine which fees are applicable to you.

UC Berkeley (J Program Sponsor) Fees: Notes Fee

University Services Fees (VSPA Office)


Check with VSPA Office, host department, or Human Resources

UCB host department fees Check with host department Fee varies per department
Health insurance fees see for Department of State requirements; check with host department or Human Resources on UCB requirements and fees Check with host department or Human Resources
New/Initial J-1 Services Fee 
(Berkeley International Office)
  $600 (or $1,000 only for J-1 student intern)
FedEx fees for university documents   Check with host department