CHANGES TO CUSTOMS/DEPT OF AGRICULTURE IMPORT PROCESSING CHARGES FROM 1 JANUARY 2020
BRi wishes to inform our clients that the Department of Agriculture (DOA) today announced their cost recovery fees will increase from 1 January 2020. This fee is imposed on all import declarations for consignments valued over $ 1,000 AUD and is combined with the Australian Border Force (ABF) entry processing charge.
Fees will be increased by $ 5 per airfreight consignment and $ 7 per sea freight shipment.
The new and combined ‘ABF’ & ‘DOA’ Import Processing / Entry fees will be billed as listed below;
Entry Type (Combined ABF/DOA) Old Fee New Fee
Import Declaration – Air (Customs Value under $10,000) $83.00 $88.00
Import Declaration – Air (Customs Value over $10,000) $185.00 $190.00
Import Declaration – Sea (Customs Value under $10,000) $92.00 $99.00
Import Declaration – Sea (Customs Value over $10,000) $194.00 $201.00
Note: there are no changes made to shipments with a total value of < AUD $1,000.00.
At this stage the ABF have not indicated whether their processing charge will be increasing, however BRi will keep you updated should any change be announced.
Please feel free to contact BR International, should you have any queries in relation to these new fees.
Keeping you updated,
BRi Customs Team
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