Merchandise Processing Fee Increase on October 1, 2019
On October 1, 2019, various changes to user fees with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) will go into effect. The Federal Register notice covering the adjusted amounts of customs COBRA user fees can be accessed here.
The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will NOT change. The MPF minimum and maximum for formal entries will change. The minimum will change from $26.22 to $26.79 and the maximum will change from $508.70 to $519.76.
The fee for informal entry to release will change to $2.14. The surcharge for manual entry or release will change to $3.21. The dutiable mail fee will change to $5.89.
If you have any questions, please contact your KRIEGER Worldwide Representative for more information.