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Surcharges for Exceptional Activities

DHL Express is committed to providing customers with the best delivery service, which is why we are continuing to offer coverage to more parts of the world than any other company.
In order to maintain a consistently high level of service, DHL Express levies under given conditions a surcharge for exceptional activities. DHL Express regularly evaluates the level of these surcharges to reflect the changing costs associated with offering exceptional activities, and we strive to ensure these surcharges remain fair for our customers.
The following surcharges are payable on international shipments:

Description Surcharge (USD)
Remote Area Delivery 30.78 USD per shipment or 0.57 USD per kg (whichever is higher)
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities 6.68 USD
Full Dangerous Goods 101.93 USD
Dry Ice (UN1845) 12.81 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI966, PI969) 6.35 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI967, PI970) No charge
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) 101.93
Oversize Piece 97.76 USD
Non-Stackable Pallet 179.22 USD
Address Correction 15.61 USD
Data Entry 3.66 USD
Elevated Risk 24.44 USD
Restricted Destination 36.92 USD
The following surcharges are payable on domestic shipments, when different to those above:

Description Surcharge (MXN)
Remote Area Delivery 133.67 MXN
Oversize Piece 244.90 MXN
Non-Stackable Pallet 244.90 MXN
Data Entry 11.80 MXN
Valid from January 1, 2019

Should you have any questions on surcharges please contact usContact Us.