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CBP Seeing Delays in Processing Commercial User Fee Payments

Thursday, January 24, 2019
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection states that the ongoing federal government shutdown is delaying the National Finance Center’s ability to process annual user fee payments for commercial vehicles. As a result, some commercial conveyances are being flagged as not having paid the fee when in fact they have. 

CBP states that to help alleviate this situation commercial operators should print a receipt confirming payment when renewing or purchasing a transponder online. This receipt can then be used as proof of payment when crossing at ports of entry.

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