U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a final rule increasing Customs user fees for fiscal year 2019; the fees are being adjusted for inflation.
These adjusted fees will be effective as of Oct. 1, 2018.
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 increase from $25.67 to $26.22 and the maximum will increase from $497.99 to $508.70.
The Informal Entry MPF will increase from $2.05 to $2.10.
The dutiable mail fee will increase from $5.65 to $5.77.
The surcharge for manual entry or release will increase from from $3.08 to $3.15.
The full list of user fees being adjusted can be found in the Federal Register for August 1, 2018.