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Lapse in Federal Funding Impact on CBP Website Operations Notice

NOTICE: Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. This website was last updated on December 21, 2018 and will not be updated until after funding is enacted. As such, information on this website may not be up to date. Transactions submitted via this website might not be processed and we will not be able to respond to inquiries until after appropriations are enacted.


Aviso del impacto de la interrupción de fondos federales en las operaciones del sitio web del Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los Estados Unidos (CBP, por sus siglas en inglés)

AVISO:  A causa de la interrupción de fondos federales, este sitio de web no será administrado activamente. La última actualización a este sitio web se realizó el 21 de diciembre de 2018 y no se harán más actualizaciones hasta que el gobierno reanude operaciones; por ende, puede que el sitio web no refleje la información más reciente. Es posible que no podamos procesar transacciones ni responder a
preguntas hasta que se reanuden operaciones.

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CBP Announces Open Season for Reimbursable Services Program Applications

Release Date: 
February 3, 2016

DETROIT— U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the open period for accepting letters of application through the Reimbursable Services Program (RSP).

Applications may be submitted via email to, now through 5 P.M. EST on February 29, 2016.

Pursuant to Section 559 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, CBP is authorized to enter into partnerships with private sector and government entities to provide new or expanded services on a reimbursable basis. Reimbursable services include customs, agricultural processing, border security, support, and immigration inspection-related matters at ports of entry.

Associated costs may include the salaries of additional staff, overtime hours, administration, and transportation expenses. For CBP-serviced airports, Section 550 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 expands the limit to 10 agreements per year.

Applications will be evaluated based on their individual merit and ability to satisfy the Letter of Application Requirements, Evaluation Criteria, and Program Requirements posted on  

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017