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Adjustment of COBRA Customs User Fees and Limitations for Fiscal Year 2023 Will Deploy August 2022

Updated: Sep 9, 2022

As we approach the fiscal year in 2023, please refer to the new adjustments for certain COBRA Customs User Fees and Limitations below:

Cargo Systems Messaging Service

Adjustment of certain COBRA customs user fees and limitations for Fiscal Year 2023 will deploy in the Certification and Production environments on August 25, 2022. The adjustments include, but are not limited to:

  • Formal MPF (499) limits changed to minimum $29.66 / maximum $575.35;

  • Informal MPF (automated and not prepared by CBP personnel) (311) changed to $2.3

  • Dutiable Mail Fee (496) changed to $6.52;

  • Surcharge for Manual Entry or Release (500) changed to $3.56.

These adjusted fee amounts and limitations will be applied to importations effective October 1, 2022. Note that the new amount will be in effect for a summary pre-filed prior to October 1, 2022 if the relevant entry date is on or after October 1, 2022.

An updated version of the ACE CATAIR Entry Summary Create/Update is posted to

For any technical questions regarding this update, please contact your assigned Client Representative.

Questions or concerns should be directed to Entry Summary, Accounts & Revenue Division (ESAR) at



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