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US passport application fees hiked

March 01, 2005 20:31 IST

United States passport application feeswill be costlier by $12 from March 8.

L-1 visa applicants will have to pay an additional fee of $500.

Thechanges are part of new charges for consular services in US diplomatic missions in New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.

The $500 extra for L-1 visa is a 'fraud prevention and detection fee' that hasto bepaid while submitting papers for thevisa.

The$12 surcharge will be used to increase border security by strengthening the security of the passport adjudication process.

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