Administrative FeesThe charge for each Visiting Foreign Scholar or Visiting Foreign Researcher is set forth below. Payment may be made by cash, credit card or check, and upon arrival.
Duration Doctoral Students Others
Up To Three Months $1,000 $2,000
Three-Six Months $2,000 $4,000
Six Months-One Year $3,000 $6,000
*Waiver Policy: Prospective visitors who would like to be considered for a waiver of the administrative fee must submit a notarized affidavit certifying that you will receive no outside financial assistance, and documenting assets, debts, etc., with accompanying documents (i.e., last two years of your income tax return, translated into English). Please note that submitting these materials does not guarantee that the administrative fee will be waived. Waiver requests are granted on a very limited basis. Requests for fee waivers made after arrival in the U.S. cannot be considered.