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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

Customs Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Advance Payment Per shipment 2.75% on VAT en import duties (minimum of 14.50 EUR)
Disbursements Per shipment 2.75% on VAT en import duties (minimum of 14.50 EUR)
Bonded Storage Per shipment, per day after 3 calendar days 5.00 EUR per shipment and 0.10 EUR per kg per day
Bonded Transit Per shipment 48.00 EUR
Clearance Authorization Per shipment 39.00 EUR
Export Declaration Per shipment 10.00 EUR
Multiline Entry Per shipment 5.00 EUR per additional line as of the 5th line item
Other Government Agency Per shipment 39.00 EUR
Permits & Licenses Per shipment 39.00 EUR
Personal Effects Per shipment 39.00 EUR
Clearance Data Modification Per shipment 50.00 EUR
Temporary Imports/Exports Per shipment 39.00 EUR
Valid from January 1, 2019