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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 28.08/0.52 USD Per shipment/per kg (the higher)
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities INTL 6.24 USD
Full Dangerous Goods INTL 95.16 USD
Dry Ice (UN1845) INTL 11.96 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI966, PI969) INTL 5.928 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI967, PI970) No charge
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) INTL 95.16 USD
Biological Substances (UN3373) No charge
Over Weight Piece 47.84 USD per shipment
Over Sized Piece 47.84 USD per shipment
Non-Stackable Pallet 95.16 USD per shipment
Address Correction 14.56 USD per shipment
Elevated Risk 21.32 USD per shipment
Restricted Destination 32.24 USD per shipment
The following surcharges are payable on domestic shipments, when different to those above:

Description Surcharge (MXN)
Remote Area Delivery 121.22 MXN per shipment
Over Weight Piece 222.14 MXN per shipment
Over Sized Piece 222.14 MXN per shipment
Non-Stackable Pallet 222.14 MXN per shipment
Multipiece Shipment 75.40 MXN per shipment
Contract Signature 66.70 MXN per shipment

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