Customs Services

DHL Express has extensive worldwide customs knowledge and experience. We know that a smooth and efficient customs clearance process helps your shipments arrive as quickly as possible. We provide standardize services that effectively support the customs clearance process.
Customs Services
Description
How We Charge
Cost
Customs Preparation
Multiline Entry
Importing shipments containing multiple commodities
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Charges apply when more than 5 lines are recorded on the customs clearance, for example with different commodities or different countries of manufacture.
Per Line
KRW 10,000
Customs Process
Bonded Storage
When the shipment cannot be released by customs
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Storage charges apply when the shipment cannot be released by customs due to inaccurate or missing paperwork.

Charges take effect three calendar days after the freight arrival date or broker notification, whichever is later. The charge applies to the duty and tax payer.

Per Shipment
Per Day
After 3 Calendar Days
Greater of KRW 12,000 per shipment/day OR KRW 72 per kg/per day, after 3 working days
Clearance Data Modification
When clearance data requires corrections
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A surcharge applies in case the customs declared value of a shipment requires modification either before or during the customs clearance process.
Per Shipment
KRW 60,000
Customs Support
Disbursement
Accelerate clearance with a disbursement agreement
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On contractual basis, DHL will accelerate the customs clearance process making prompt payment of duty and tax charges relating to a shipment, while the receiver defers payment until an agreed date.

Available only for business customers with a DHL duty account.

Per Shipment
KRW 15,000 or 2% of invoice value if higher
Advance Payment
DHL advancing import duties and taxes
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DHL accelerates the customs clearance process by paying applicable duties, taxes and other regulatory charges in advance on behalf of importers with whom DHL has no disbursement agreement, typically private consumers. The charge is based on the credit advanced or guaranteed and is subject to a standard minimum.
Per Shipment
KRW 15,000 or 2% of invoice value if higher
Broker Notification
Designate your preferred Broker
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At the customer’s request, DHL will provide the necessary paperwork to the customer’s designated broker to perform the import clearance and resume the delivery to the final destination once the clearance is completed.

DHL is subsequently not responsible for the timeliness of the submission to customs or for the release of the shipment.

Per Shipment
KRW 15,000
Release to Broker
Shipment cleared and delivered by your broker of choice
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At importers request, DHL will transfer the shipment and related customs documentation to the customer’s nominated broker for clearance and last mile delivery.
Per Shipment
KRW 50,000
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