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Optional Services – Extend Your Shipping Choices

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 including VAT

Optional Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Shipment Insurance By shipment value 12.20 EUR or 1% of stated shipment value if higher
Extended Liability Per shipment 4.88 EUR
Payable Packaging Per item Various
Saturday Delivery Per shipment 48.80 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
Dedicated Pickup Per shipment 24.40 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
Dedicated Delivery Per shipment 48.80 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
Delivery Notification Per shipment 6.10 EUR
Proactive Tracking Per shipment 6.10 EUR
Hold for Collection For 7 calendar days No charge
Shipment Redirect Per shipment 12.20 EUR
Duties and Taxes Paid Per shipment 21.96 EUR
Change of Billing Per invoice 12.20 EUR

Additional charges for Optional Services for domestic shipments

Optional Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Shipment Insurance By shipment value 12.20 EUR or 1 % of stated shipment value if higher
Saturday Delivery Per shipment 48.80 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
Dedicated Pickup Per shipment 24.40 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
Dedicated Delivery Per shipment 48.80 EUR or 0.55 EUR per kg if higher
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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