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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 28.60 USD per shipment or 0.53 USD per kg, if higher
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities 6.20 USD
Full Dangerous Goods 94.70 USD
Dry Ice (UN1845) 11.90 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI966, PI969) 5.90 USD
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI967, PI970) No charge
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) 94.70 USD
Oversize Piece 88.80 USD
Non-Stackable Pallet 166.50 USD
Address Correction 14.50 USD
Elevated Risk 21.20 USD
Restricted Destination 32.10 USD
The following surcharges are payable on domestic shipments, when different to those above:

Description Surcharge (MXN)
Remote Area Delivery 110.80 MXN per shipment
Valid from January 1, 2018

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