Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) to increase October 1, 2018


Effective October 1, 2018 the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) assessed by U.S. Customsand Border Protection on importations into the U.S. will be subject to increase as follows.

MPF ad valorem rate:

  • Will remain the same at 0.3464% of entered value

MPF minimum and maximum for Formal entries:

  • The minimum will increase from $25.67 to $26.22 per entry
  • The maximum will increase from $497.99 to $508.70 per entry

MPF for Informal entries:

  • Will increase from $2.05 to $2.10 per entry

If you should have any questions or concerns in regards to this matter please contact:


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