Fees

Pay Application Processing Fee and Consular Officer Interview

Applicants must pay the $160 nonimmigrant visa fee at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy Bamako.  Applicants will pay their visa fees on the date of their interview.

Please note that visa application fees, when made in local currency, may vary due to the fluctuating exchange rate. As of September 25, 2017, the exchange rate set by the U.S. Department of State is $1 for 560CFA. 

Visa Issuance Fee:  You may be charged an additional visa issuance fee, if applicable.  Please consult the Visa Reciprocity Tables website to determine if you must pay an additional visa issuance reciprocity fee and the current fee amounts.

Other Fees for Certain Visa Applicants: Some L visa applicants must pay a fraud prevention and detection fee and may need to pay the Border Security Act Fee.  Visit our Fees for Visa Services website for more information.

What are the Required Visa Fees?

Applicants must pay the $190 nonimmigrant visa application fee at the Consular Section of U.S. Embassy Bamako.  Applicants will pay their visa fees on the date of their interview.

Applicants applying for a petition based visa will be charged an additional $30 fee at the U.S. Embassy before the interview.

Included in these visa categories:
H – Temporary Workers/Employment or Trainees
L – Intracompany Transferees
O – Persons with Extraordinary Ability
P – Athletes. Artists & Entertainers
Q – International Cultural Exchange
R – Religious Worker

You may be charged an additional visa issuance fee, if applicable.  Please consult the Visa Reciprocity Tables website to determine if you must pay an additional visa issuance reciprocity fee and the current fee amounts.

Some L visa applicants must pay a fraud prevention and detection fee and may need to pay the Border Security Act Fee.  Visit our Fees for Visa Services website for more information.

Review the Photo Examples to see examples of acceptable and unacceptable photos. Photos copied or digitally scanned from driver’s licenses or other official documents are not acceptable. In addition, snapshots, magazine photos, low quality vending machine or mobile phone photos, and full-length photographs are not acceptable.