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CBP Expands Online Payment Option for Commercial Truck User Fees

Commercial truck carriers are now able to pay the single crossing user fee online prior to arriving at any commercial port of entry, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced.

CBP said “the nationwide expansion of a pilot program allowing commercial trucks to prepay the single-crossing user fee online prior to arrival at a port of entry … began in June at the Buffalo, Detroit and El Paso ports of entry and now expands to all commercial land border crossings.”

“Providing the trucking industry with an online payment option will ultimately decrease wait times and allow CBP officers to focus more closely on enforcement issues,” said Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, Todd C. Owen. “The website and payment option is easy to use—it’s a win-win for truck carriers and CBP.”

CBP said, “Carriers or their agents will be able to make single-crossing user fee online payments through the

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