On July 29, 2020, in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) and in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #43511668, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published various changes to user fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA).
Included in these changes are the following:
- The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) minimum and maximum for formal entries will change from $26.79 and $519.76 to $27.23 and $528.33 respectively.
- The informal entry fee will increase to $2.18.
- The manual entry or release surcharge will increase to $3.27.
The changes will be effective October 1, 2020.
The FRN outlines the complete list of changes and can be found here:
CSMS #43511668 can be found here: