Bank and Payment Options/Pay My Visa Fee

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Overview

In most cases, each visa applicant, including children, is required to pay a non-refundable, non-transferable Machine Readable Visa (MRV) application fee, whether a visa is issued or not. The visa application fee is determined by the type of visa for which you wish to apply.

Remember, the MRV fee is non-refundable. Please confirm whether or not you need to apply for a visa. You may not need to apply for a new U.S. visa if you already hold a valid U.S. visa or are a national of a Visa Waiver Program participating country.

Certain individuals may not need a visa, or may be exempt from the fee, for example:

  • If you are applying for an A or G visa for official travel, you do not need to pay the MRV fee
  • If you are applying for a J visa to participate in a U.S. Government-sponsored program, you do not need to pay the MRV fee
  • If you are a citizen of Canada or Bermuda (but not applying for an A, E, G, K or V visa category), you may not need a visa

If you do need to apply for a visa, please follow the instructions below for paying your visa application fee. For more information about fee exemptions, please visit this page.

Remember: Applicants are limited to the number of times they can reschedule their appointments. Please plan accordingly so that you are not required to make another visa application fee. Visa application fees are nonrefundable.

Fee Payment Options

Cash at Bank

You can pay your nonimmigrant visa application fee with cash at any Bank of Philippine Islands. Before going to the bank, you must print the applicable U.S. visa application deposit slip available below on this page. Take the printed deposit slip with you to pay your fee.

DO NOT print multiple copies of the same deposit slip. You must have a unique deposit slip for each transaction.

If you print a deposit slip in advance of the day in which you plan to make your payment, please take note of the expiration date on the deposit slip. If the expiration date passes prior to using the slip to make your payment, simply return to this site and re-click the appropriate link below to generate a new deposit slip. Bank agents will NOT accept payments based on expired deposit slips. Upon receiving of your payment, bank will issue you a receipt. Save your receipt. It cannot be replaced if it is lost. You will not be able to schedule an appointment without your receipt number.

Select the deposit slip that matches your visa application fee from the list below. Values are shown in U.S. dollars and native currency. This page has more information about the different visa application fees.

After you have paid the visa application fee, keep the BANK receipt for your records. It cannot be replaced if it is lost. You will not be able to schedule an appointment without your receipt number

Online Payment

If you have an account with either Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI) or BancNet you may choose to pay your visa application fee online using their online bill pay services. Click on either of the links below if you are a BPI or BancNet customer and wish to make an online payment.

If you are paying for more than one applicant, please DO NOT make a lump sum payment for all the applicants. A UID/receipt number is required for each visa application fee payment for EACH applicant for scheduling an appointment. After you have paid the visa application fee, please keep the fee receipt for your records.

Scheduling Your Interview

Whether you schedule your appointment online or contact our call center, you will need the receipt number printed on your receipt.

Cash at Bank

You can schedule your interview within four hours of paying your visa application fee.

The table below shows the different fee payment processing times and when you can schedule your interview after paying your application fee.

Visa Application Fee Payment Processing Timelines - Cash at Bank
Time of Payment Bank Receipt Purchase Date Interview Booking
Midnight - 3:00pm BPI Same day 4 hours after payment
Online Payment

You can schedule your interview within four hours of paying your visa application fee.

The table below shows the different fee payment processing times and when you can schedule your interview after paying your application fee.

Visa Application Fee Payment Processing Timelines - Online Payment
Time of Payment Bank Receipt Purchase Date Interview Booking
Midnight - 3:00pm BPI Same day 4 hours after payment
3:00pm - midnight BPI Next banking day One day after receipt purchase date and after 11:00am
Weekends and holidays BPI Next banking day One day after receipt purchase date and after 11:00am
After midnight and before 11:59pm BancNet Next banking day One day after receipt purchase date and after 1:30pm
Weekends and holidays BancNet Next banking day One day after receipt purchase date and after 1:30pm

More Information

If you have any questions regarding the consular currency exchange rate, see the Visa Fee page; click here to create a profile and answer five short questions so that we can determine the correct amount you must pay.