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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