Effective for entries with an entry date on or after January 1, 2018, the minimum and maximum Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) will increase with the ad valorem rate of 0.3464% not changing. Informal entries will have a new minimum of $2.05 (formerly $2.00) and Formal entries will have a new minimum of $25.67 (formerly $25.00) and a new maximum of $497.99 (formerly $485.00). MPF is payable on all imports, excluding certain chapter 98 provisions of the HTS, a product of an insular possession, a CBI country, a least developed country, or on goods with a Free Trade Agreement claim for Free Trade Agreements as listed in the U.S. Federal Regulations 19 CFR 24.23 (Includes NAFTA). U.S. Customs & Border Protection issued the following CSMS Message 17-000734: https://apps.cbp.gov/csms/viewmssg.asp?Recid=23133&page=&srch_argv=&srchtype=&btype=&sortby=&sby=
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