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Customs Services – Control of Importing and Exporting Activities

DHL Express is the international specialist in shipping, with extensive knowledge and experience of dealing with customs topics worldwide. For your peace of mind, we provide a wide range of customs support for standard as well as non-routine customs-clearance processes. By making sure that clearance is a smooth and efficient process, we ensure your shipments arrive as quickly as possible, and leave you free to focus on your core business. With our online tool ( we provide essential customs information to help you prepare your shipments.

Additional charges for Customs Services. Charges are excluding VAT.

Customs Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Advance Payment Per shipment 2% of funds advanced with minimum charge of 14.50 EUR
Disbursements Per shipment 2% of funds advanced with minimum charge of 14.50 EUR
Bonded Storage Per shipment, per day after 3 calendar days 28.00 EUR
Bonded Transit Per shipment 48.00 EUR
Broker Notification Per shipment 76.00 EUR
Clearance Authorization Per shipment 38.00 EUR
Multiline Entry Per line 7.50 EUR per line as of the 5th line item
Other Government Agency Per shipment Rates available upon request. Please ask your DHL Express commercial contact
Permits & Licenses Per shipment 50.00 EUR
Personal Effects Per shipment 40.00 EUR
Temporary Imports/Exports Per shipment 40.00 EUR
Optional Services and Surcharges are in addition to applicable transportation charges. They will be billed in accordance with the published rates current at the time the shipment booking is made.

The local DHL Express Rate & Service Guide is available for download.
Valid from January 1, 2019