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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
Bonded Storage Per shipment, per day after 3 calendar days If less than 160 kg $5.00 per day/over 160 kg charge is $0.06 x kg x days of storage
Export Declaration Per shipment $13.00 per shipment
Formal Clearance Per shipment 5% of commercial invoice
Temporary Imports/Exports Per shipment Only temporary export applicable. 5% of commercial value will be held for max period of two months till shipment comes back to point of export.
Valid from January 1, 2018