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Optional Services – Extend Your Shipping Choices

DHL offers a breadth of Optional Services - from non-standard deliveries and billing options to carbon neutral shipping. With a flexible choice of service enhancements, you have added convenience 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 Extra Charge
Shipment Insurance By shipment value 10.00 EUR or 1% of stated shipment value if higher
Payable Packaging Per item 3.00 EUR
GOGREEN Carbon Neutral By shipment weight 0.10 EUR per kilogram
Weekend or Holiday Pickup Per shipment 20.00 EUR
Weekend or Holiday Delivery Per shipment 40.00 EUR
Dedicated Pickup Per shipment 20.00 EUR
Dedicated Delivery Per shipment 40.00 EUR
Pickup Notification Per shipment 5.00 EUR
Delivery Notification Per shipment 5.00 EUR
Hold for Collection For 7 calendar days No charge
Storage at DHL Facility Per day 5.00 EUR
Receiver Paid Per shipment 5.00 EUR
Shipment Preparation Per hour 20.00 EUR
Duties and Taxes Paid Per shipment 18.00 EUR
Neutral Delivery Per shipment 18.00 EUR
Change of Billing Per shipment 10.00 EUR
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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