CBP Will Increase MPF And Other User Fees On October 1, 2022

Posted on Aug 8


CBP has announced increases to certain fees, including the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) effective October 1, 2022. The General Notice of fees can be found here.

The Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) ad valorem rate of 0.3464% will NOT change, however the MPF minimum and maximum for formal entries (class code 499) will change. The minimum will change from $27.75 to $29.66; and the maximum will change from $538.40 to $575.35.

Other fees that are changing:

  • Fee for Informal Entry/Release, automated and not prepared by CBP personnel (class code 311a), will change to $2.37.
  • Surcharge for Manual Entry/Release (class code 500) will change to $3.56.
  • Dutiable Mail fee (class code 496) will change to $6.52.
  • Express Consignment Carrier/Centralized Hub Facility fee will change to $1.19 per individual waybill/bill of lading. An individual air waybill is the bill at the lowest level and is not a master bill or other consolidated document.
  • Commercial Truck Arrival fee will change to $6.50. The Commercial Truck Arrival Fee is the CBP fee only; it does not include the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Agricultural and Quarantine Inspection (AQI) Services Fee (currently $7.55) that is collected by CBP on behalf of USDA to make a total single crossing fee of $14.05.

Please contact your V. Alexander account team, or you may also contact our Trade Compliance team at tradeinsights@valexander.com with any questions, and you can always follow us on our website www.valexander.com for updates on this and other topics.