CBP User Fees to Increase on October 1st, 2018

It’s been a few months since the announcement in the Federal Register, but please remember that several user fees will increase effective October 1st, 2018.

One of the most significant changes will involve merchandise processing fees (MPF).  While the ad valorem rate of .3464% will remain the same, the minimum and maximums have been modified.  Here’s the skinny:

Old Rate New Rate Eff 10/1
Formal Entry Minimum $25.67 $26.22
Formal Entry Maximum $497.99 $508.70
Informal Entry Minimum $2.00 $2.10


Please reach out to compliance@shapiro.com if you have any questions.

Shapiro will continue to monitor the situation and provide any further updates as they become available.