Customs User Fees Changes
Upcoming Effective October 1, 2022

August 9, 2022

In CSMS #52834229 of August 1, 2022, CBP provided further information on the adjustments to certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations that are going into effect October 1, 2022. The adjustments are being made in accordance with the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act of 2015 (FAST Act), Public Law 114-94. The General Notice can be accessed here.

The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will not change, but the MPF minimum and maximum for formal entries will change. The minimum MPF will change from $27.75 to $29.66, and the maximum will change from $538.40 to $575.35.

Other fees will be changing as well. The details are available in CSMS #52834229.

For additional information on this or other Customs matters, contact George R. Tuttle, III at or (415) 986-8780.

The information in this article is general in nature and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to create an attorney-client relationship with respect to any event or occurrence and may not be considered as such.

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