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SEVIS I-901 Fee

All new F-1 student applicants must pay a $350.00 SEVIS I-901 Fee (Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee) prior to a visa interview. This fee supports the Student and Exchange Visitor Program in the DHS. (There is a separate non-refundable fee for a visa.) You must have an I-20 from Richland College prior to making this payment. Additional information may be found at www.FMJfee.com.

*SEVIS ID number is located on the top right-hand corner of the I-20 above the Bar Code. The School Code for Richland College is DAL 214F 00464 000. This information must be completed in English. Payment receipt (I-797) must be presented at visa interview and upon entry to the U.S.

Payment methods for SEVIS I-901 fee

  • By Internet
    • You may fill in the Form I-901 online at www.FMJfee.com.
    • Payment must be made by credit or debit card.
    • Please select "Proceed to I-901 Form and Fee Payment", then "Form I-20" and "OK" in order to process I-901 SEVIS fee online.
    • Please print the payment confirmation (receipt) that will be generated upon completion of the form. The printed confirmation can be printed from www.FMJfee.com
    • Allow three working days for the information to be posted to SEVIS and the Department of State consular information system.
    • This payment method is not available for applicants from certain countries.
  • By Western Union
    • Please visit www.ice.gov/sevis/i901/wu_instr.htm for the instructions for SEVIS I-901 Fee Payment by Western Union Quick Pay for F-1 Students.
    • If a third party is paying your SEVIS I-901 fee on your behalf, you will need to provide them with your coupon number to enter into the Account Number field of the Western Union Quick Pay/Quick Collect Form. If you have any important questions regarding your SEVIS I-901 fee, please contact the SEVP Response Center at 703-603-3400 or by email at FMJfee.sevis@ice.dhs.gov
  • By Mail
    • Complete Form I-901 and mail along with payment (check or money order) to:
      I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee
      P.O. Box 970020
      St. Louis, MO 63197-0020
      United States
  • By Courier (to expedite delivery to SEVP)
    • Send the completed Form I-901 and payment (check or money order) to:
      I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee
      1005 Convention Plaza
      St. Louis, MO 63101
      United States

Additional information for payments by Mail or Courier:

  • Only checks and money orders are accepted.DO NOT MAIL CASH.
  • All checks and money orders must be made in U.S. dollars and drawn on a bank located in the U.S. Make checks and money orders payable to the "I-901 Student/Exchange Visitor Processing Fee"
  • Write the name of the student and the SEVIS ID Number* on the check.
  • Make sure the envelope has both your payment and your Form I-901.
  • BE SURE TO PRINT PAYMENT RECEIPT. You can return to the Check I-901 Status / Print Payment Confirmation page and print the online I-901 Payment Confirmation at a later time.

If you would like to request corrections to your I-901 SEVIS fee receipt because you have noticed misspellings, would like to go to a different school, or would like to transfer your payment to a new SEVIS record, you must first e-mail a detailed request to FMJfee.sevis@ice.dhs.gov

I-901 payment confirmations must be printed from www.FMJfee.com.