CBP To Close Drawback Center at Port of Los Angeles-Long Beach

On May 5, 2010, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a final rule in Federal Register announcing closure of the Los Angeles (L.A.) Drawback Center effective June 4, 2010. This decision is due to a small and continuously decreasing number of drawback claims filed and processed at the L.A. Drawback Center since 2003.  

Any future drawback claims must be submitted to one of the four remaining drawback centers location in San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, or New York. All remaining claims that were filed at the L.A. Drawback Center prior to closure that have not yet liquidated and still require CBP review will be forwarded to the San Francisco Drawback Center for final processing.