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
Temporary Import Export
Have DHL arrange a temporary import or export
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Temporary Import Export
At customer’s request, DHL will arrange temporary export and later import of your goods.
Per Shipment
18,000.00 RUB
Export Declaration
Exporting goods being subject to additional controls
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Export Declaration

Applies in countries where an export declaration is required for shipments containing controlled commodities or exceeding a certain value threshold or weight.

Depending on origin country, shippers that submit a declaration online may avoid the local charge.

Per Shipment
Min 6,150.00 RUB
Bonded Transit
Shipping under customs bond
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Bonded Transit
Bonded Transit applies to both export and import shipments whenever DHL is required to open, manage or report any form of transfer under bond but in all cases on pre-approved basis
Per Shipment
9,650.00 RUB
Multiline Entry
Importing shipments containing multiple commodities
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Multiline Entry
Charges apply for additional sheet of customs declaration, for example with different commodities or different countries of manufacture.
Per Shipment
Minimum 2,100.00 RUB per additional declaration sheet
Preferential Origin
Benefit from preferential duty
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Preferential Origin
At Shipper’s request, the preparation or provision of a Certificate of Origin or other similar forms by DHL to certify the goods in a particular export shipment have been produced, manufactured or processed in a particular country allowing preferential rates of duty to be claimed at destination. Common examples are EUR1, Form A, ATR1.
Per Shipment
400.00 RUB
Customs Process
Formal Clearance
Non-Routine and high value clearance
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Formal Clearance
Applies when goods are excluded from routine clearance procedures, due to value or weight exceeding the formal entry threshold set by destination Customs Authorities. Applies also to formal clearance performed by DHL contracted third party brokers in countries where DHL cannot provide such clearance services or operate as a licensed broker.
Per Shipment
Min 6,150.00 RUB
Bonded Storage
When the shipment cannot be released by customs
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Bonded Storage

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. The charge applies to the duty and tax payer.

Per Shipment
Per Day
After 3 Calendar Days
Minimum 390.00 RUB per shipment and 6.5 RUB per kg per day, starting the 4th working day
Clearance Data Modification
When clearance data requires corrections
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Clearance Data Modification
A surcharge applies in case the customs declared value of a shipment requires modification either before or during the customs clearance process.
Per Shipment
4,000.00 RUB
Permits and Licenses
We facilitate the license filing process.
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Permits and Licenses
To accelerate import of selected controlled commodities, such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, computer monitors, laser CD players, cosmetics, eyeglasses, food and food products, DHL is required to file specific information in order to obtain the required import permits or licenses. 
Per Shipment
1,600.00 RUB
Customs Support
Broker Notification
Designate your preferred Broker if needed
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Broker Notification

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
Minimum 3,200.00 RUB
Release to Broker
Shipment cleared and delivered by your broker of choice
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Release to Broker
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
Minimum 3,200.00 RUB

Other Government Agency

When importing goods being subject to additional controls
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Other Government Agency
At request, DHL will arrange the completion of Veterinary, Health or Phytosanitary controls at the First Point of Entry in a country or a Customs Union, typically required when importing animal products, plants, seeds, or pharmaceutical products. Service is chargeable.
Per Shipment
Minimum 2,200.00 RUB
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