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Optional Services – 2019

DHL offers a wide range of Optional Services - from non-standard deliveries and billing options to climate neutral shipping. In this way, we give you the flexibility to choose the service that best fits your needs when using our express delivery services worldwide.
Please note that not all Optional Services are available with every shipment or in every country.

Additional charges for Optional Services for international shipments.

Optional Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Shipment Value Protection By shipment value 12.50 USD or 1% of stated shipment value if higher
Extended Liability Per shipment 4.50 USD
Shipment Preparation Per shipment 29.50 USD
Payable Packaging Per item 5.00 USD
Saturday Pickup Per shipment 29.50 USD
Saturday Delivery Per shipment 55.70 USD
Dedicated Pickup Per shipment 29.50 USD
Dedicated Delivery Per shipment 50.50 USD
Neutral Delivery Per shipment 27.50 USD
Verbal Delivery Notification Per shipment 8.50 USD
Direct Signature Per shipment 6.50 USD
Duties and Taxes Paid Per shipment 27.50 USD
Importer of Record Per shipment 21.00 USD
Change of Billing Per invoice 15.00 USD
Valid from January 1, 2019
Optional Services and Surcharges are in addition to applicable transportation charges. They will be billed in accordance with the published rates current at the time the shipment booking is made.

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