Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) for Fiscal Year 2021 and Other COBRA Fees

As published on the Federal Register /Vol. 85, No.146/Wednesday, July 29, 2020/Notices


This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is adjusting certain customs user fees and corresponding limitations established by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for Fiscal Year 2021 in accordance with the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) as implemented by the CBP regulations.


Merchandise Processing Fee for Fiscal Year 2021 will remain at the same ad valorem rate of 0.3464 percent, but the limitation is increasing: Minimum MPF will be USD 27.23 and Maximum MPF will be USD 528.33


The fee for informal entry or release (class code 311) will change to $2.18.


The surcharge for manual entry or release will change to $3.27.


The dutiable mail fee (class code 496) will change to $5.99.



Tables 1 and 2, setting forth the adjusted fees and limitations for Fiscal Year 2021, will also be maintained for the public’s convenience on the CBP website at www.cbp.gov


Pursuant to the General Notice (85 FR 45646) published July 29, 2020, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 will take effect on October 1, 2020. The General Notice may be accessed at the link below:


https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-07-29/pdf/2020-16450.pdf




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