To avoid customs holdups it's important to understand the causes of the majority of customers delays. Learn what this DHL study uncovered as the most common causes.
- Commodity Restrictions
- General Shipping Questions
- Trade Agreements
Updates have been made to the Export Administration Regulations for exports to Hong Kong. Learn how this effects your shipments and more.Read More →
The European Union requires a formal customs clearance for all inbound EU shipments and levying VAT. Our article includes information about VAT Collection, customs declaration requirements, and more!Read More →
To most countries around the world, DHL can act as the customs broker for the receiver. They can often clear the shipment through customs before it even arrives in the country. That is why DHL can be as fast or faster than any other air-express carrier internationally.Read More →
Many return, repairs, and warranty shipments do not require customs and duties. Here's an overview to make sure you file your paperwork correctly.Read More →
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), working with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), has set regulations for shipping Dangerous Goods (DG) on airplanes.Read More →
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Any shipment that requires a Certificates of Origin, or if your consignee requests one, must be chamberized by a U.S. chapter of the Chamber of Commerce to be valid.
DHL's Trade Automation Services tool provides the information you need to ensure complete and accurate customs paperwork, landed cost estimates including customs duty and taxes, and efficient transit of your goods.Read More →
Legalization of your Certificate of Origin, and other paperwork, is required when sending to some countries such as Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, the United Kingdom and Singapore, or when your consignee requests it.Read More →
Terms of trade are generally indicating when shipping by using Incoterms®. “Incoterms” is a trademark of the International Chamber of Commerce. These rules and trade terms are recognized and accepted as the standard for negotiating international trading between buyers and sellers. There are a wide variety of shipping terms, but with DHL there are only …Read More →