Customs Brokers: Your annual user fee is due by January 26, 2018!
CBP’s annual user fee is required by CBP for any broker, whether you are a partnership, individual, association or corporation. The fee is due is due at each Customs Broker District where a local permit has been received to conduct CBP business. Failure to pay the user fee will result in suspension and revocation of the permit.
The big news this year is that the fee for 2018 has increased to $141.70, pursuant to fee adjustments required by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). Read the Nov. 1, 2017 Federal Register Notice here.
Additional information regarding the payment process for these user fees, visit CBP’s website here. Please note, however, that at the time of this writing, CBP has not yet updated their website with the new fee amounts.