CBP Reminds Trade of Increasing to MPF Fees on January 1, 2018

CBP reminded the trade community of upcoming increases to certain fees that take effect at the beginning of the year in a CSMS message sent November 22, 2017.

“The changes are already in the ACE certification environment for trade testing, and the corresponding CATAIR programming requirements will be posted by November 24. These changes will be in the ACE Production environment by November 30, 2017 and will be effective for entries with an entry date on or after January 1, 2018." CBP said.

"Effective that date, the minimum merchandise processing fee for formal entries will rise from $25.00 to $25.67, and the maximum MPF (Merchandise Processing Fee) will increase from $485.00 to $497.99. The MPF ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will not change. Other increased fees include the informal MPF to $2.05, the dutiable mail fee to $5.65, and the surcharge for manual entry or release to $3.08", it said. 

CBP announced the fee increases on November 1, 2017.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection



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