SPECIAL MEMO TO CLIENTS ISSUE 23-015 – August 04, 2023

CBP Announces User Fees Adjustments

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Federal Register Notice (FRN) announcing that the annual increase in COBRA user fees that include entry merchandise processing fees that will go into effect on October 1, 2023.  The increase will be assessed on entries filed on that date or later. They are not assessed based on the date of arrival.
For entries, the increases will be:

  • Formal entries – the maximum will be $614.35.
  • Formal entries – the minimum will be $31.67.
  • Informal entries – the fee will be $2.53.

There are other Cobra fees that will also be increased.  The FRN with all the changes can be found at: 2023-16197.pdf (govinfo.gov)