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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 14.00 USD or 2% of the advanced amount, if higher
Disbursements Per shipment 14.00 USD or 2% of the advanced amount, if higher
Bonded Storage Per shipment, per day after 3 calendar days 7.50 USD
Broker Notification Per shipment 98.00 USD
Export Declaration Per shipment 130.00 USD
Formal Clearance Per shipment 2.8% of CIF Value; Minimum 280.00 USD; Maximum 460.00 USD
Release to Broker Per shipment 98.00 USD
Temporary Imports/Exports Per shipment 295.00 USD
Valid from January 1, 2019