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Guidance for Exporting Alcohol

The United States and its territories have unique permitting and regulatory requirements for the transportation of alcoholic beverages. DHL Express maintains required permits in states we are approved to transport shipments.

Exports can only be picked up from customers that are licensed producers or wholesalers and have been approved by DHL to ship.

Request Approval to Ship
Licensed producers or wholesalers residing in the DHL Permitted States that would like to export alcoholic beverages must submit documentation for review and approval to ship.
Download the Agreement to Transport Alcoholic BeveragesExternal Link / New Window to complete the top half and sign the bottom.
Contact your current DHL Express Sales Representative or Customer Service to submit:
  • The signed Agreement to Transport Alcoholic Beverages
  • Copies of your Federal Basic and applicable state issued permits
What can you expect?
Upon receipt, DHL Sales will work with all DHL parties necessary to obtain additional required signatures.

The completed Agreement to Transport Alcoholic Beverages will be submitted to the DHL Express U.S. Alcohol Program Team with the Federal and State Alcoholic Beverage Permit. The team will review the documents. Verified customers will be added to the Approved Alcoholic Beverage Shippers List.

Your Sales Representative will follow up with you.