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Surcharges for Exceptional Activities

DHL Express is committed to providing customers with the best delivery service, which is why we are continuing to offer coverage to more parts of the world than any other company.
In order to maintain a consistently high level of service, DHL Express levies under given conditions a surcharge for exceptional activities. DHL Express regularly evaluates the level of these surcharges to reflect the changing costs associated with offering exceptional activities, and we strive to ensure these surcharges remain fair for our customers.
The following surcharges are payable on international shipments:

Description Surcharges (USD)
Remote Area Service 36.00 USD or 0.36 USD per lb. if higher
Dangerous Goods 98.25 USD
Dry Ice (UN1845) 5.25 USD
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) 98.25 USD
Consumer Goods ID8000 23.00 USD
Oversize Piece 89.00 USD
Non-Stackable Pallet 195.00 USD
Address Correction 15.00 USD
Elevated Risk 20.00 USD
Restricted Destination 30.00 USD
Exporter Validation 30.00 USD
Valid from January 1, 2018

Should you have any questions on surcharges please contact usContact Us.