On November 1, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a general notice [CBP Dec. 17-17] that announces that CBP is adjusting certain customs user fees and limitations established by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) for Fiscal Year 2018 in accordance with the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) as implemented by CBP regulations published elsewhere in the same issue of the Federal Register. The adjusted amounts of customs COBRA user fees and their corresponding limitations set forth in the notice are required as of January 1, 2018.

Table 1 — Customs COBRA User Fees and Limitations Found in 19 C.F.R. 24.22

Adjusted for Fiscal Year 2018

19 U.S.C.

58c

19 C.F.R.

24.22

Customs COBRA User

Fee/Limitation

New Fee/Limitation

adjusted in accordance with the FAST Act

(a)(1) (b)(1)(i) Fee: Commercial Vessel Arrival

Fee

$448.70
(b)(5)(A) (b)(1)(ii) Limitation: Calendar Year

Maximum for Commercial Vessel

Arrival Fees

$6,114.46
(a)(8) (b)(2)(i) Fee: Barges and Other Bulk

Carriers Arrival Fee

$112.95
(b)(6) (b)(2)(ii) Limitation: Calendar Year

Maximum for Barges and Other

Bulk Carriers Arrival Fees

$1,540.17
(a)(2) (c)(1) Fee: Commercial Truck Arrival Fee $5.65
(b)(2) (c)(2) and (3) Limitation: Commercial Truck

Calendar Year Prepayment Fee

$102.68
(a)(3) (d)(1) Fee: Railroad Car Arrival Fee $8.47
(b)(3) (d)(2) and (3) Limitation: Railroad Car Calendar

Year Prepayment Fee

$102.68
(a)(4) (e)(1) and (2) Fee and Limitation: Private Vessel

or Private Aircraft First Arrival /Calendar Year Prepayment Fee

$28.24
(a)(6) (f) Fee: Dutiable Mail Fee $5.65
(a)(5)(A) (g)(1)(i) Fee: Commercial Vessel or

Commercial Aircraft Passenger

Arrival Fee

$5.65
(a)(5)(B) (g)(1)(ii) Fee: Commercial Vessel Passenger

Arrival Fee (from one of the territories and possessions of the U.S.)

$1.98
(a)(7) (h) Fee: Customs Broker Permit User

Fee

$141.70

Table 2 — Customs COBRA User Fees and Limitations Found in 19 CFR 24.23

Adjusted for Fiscal Year 2018

19 U.S.C.

58c

19 C.F.R.

24.23

Customs COBRA

User Fee/Limitation

New Fee/Limitation

adjusted in accordance with the FAST Act

(b)(9)(A) (ii) (b)(1)(i)(A) Fee: Express Consignment Carrier/

Centralized Hub Facility Fee, Per

Individual Waybill/Bill of Lading Fee

$1.03
(b)(9)(B)(i) (b)(1)(i)(B)(2) Limitation: Minimum Express Consignment Carrier/Centralized

Hub Facility Fee

$0.36
(b)(9)(B)(i) (b)(1)(i)(B)(2) Limitation: Maximum Express Consignment Carrier/Centralized

Hub Facility Fee

$1.03
(a)(9)(B)(i);

(b)(8)(A)(i)

(b)(1)(i)(B)(1) Limitation: Minimum Merchandise

Processing Fee

$25.67
(a)(9)(B)(i);

(b)(8)(A)(i)

(b)(1)(i)(B)(1) Limitation: Maximum Merchandise

Processing Fee

$497.99
(b)(8)(A)(ii) (b)(1)(ii) Fee: Surcharge for Manual Entry or Release $3.08
(a)(10)(C)(i) (b)(2)(i) Fee: Informal Entry or Release; Automated and Not Prepared by

CBP Personnel

$2.05
(a)(10)(C)(ii) (b)(2)(ii) Fee: Informal Entry or Release; Manual and Not Prepared by CBP Personnel $6.16
(a)(10)(C)(iii) (b)(2)(iii) Fee: Informal Entry or Release; Automated or Manual; Prepared by CBP Personnel $9.24
(b)(9)(A)(ii) (b)(4) Fee: Express Consignment Carrier/ Centralized Hub Facility Fee, Per Individual Waybill/Bill of Lading Fee $1.03