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
Do you need to ship something, but need it returned to you?
Per Shipment
SGD 100.00
Export Declaration
Sometimes a shipment needs one more document.
Per Shipment
SGD 30.00
Bonded Transit
Will the package need to be transferred under bond?
Per Shipment
SGD 70.00
Multiline Entry
We can list all the goods on the invoice for processing.
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SGD 8 per line from 6th

line onwards

Per Line
SGD 8 per line from 6th line onwards
Clearance Authorization
We can intercept a shipment before customs begins their review.
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Applies when the designated importer has specifically requested to be contacted by DHL before customs clearance is initiated. Charges to be applied against any import where DHL is required to intercept the inbound process and contact an importer where there is no indication on the shipment paperwork or regulatory requirements to do so. 
Per Shipment
SGD 50.00
Preferential Origin
DHL can prepare common documents required for customs clearance.
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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
7.50 SGD
Customs Process
Bonded Storage
Get the fastest clearance with accurate details.
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Higher of SGD 20 per day

or SGD 1 per kg for

subsequent holding of a

shipment for more than 3

calendar days

Per Shipment
Per Day
After 3 Calendar Days
Higher of SGD 20 per day or SGD 1 per kg for subsequent holding of a shipment for more than 3 calendar days
Clearance Data Modification
When customs needs you to update your invoice.
Per Shipment
SGD 75.00
Permits and Licenses
We facilitate the license filing process.
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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
SGD 34.00
Customs Support
Disbursement
Expedite clearance when DHL pays duties and taxes!
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At the receiver’s request, DHL credit or cash is used to fund the clearance, duty and tax charges relating to a shipment or piece, instead of the receiver using their own bond or credit line.

The customs process is accelerated, with DHL making prompt payment of relevant charges while the receiver defers payment until an agreed date.

Per Shipment

5% of Duties & Taxes Paid with

minimum charge of

SGD 20

(Maximum 100 SGD)

Advance Payment
Expedite clearance when DHL pays duties and taxes!
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DHL accelerates the customs process by paying duties and tax charges relating to a shipment for customs clearance.
Per Shipment
5% of Duties & Taxes Paid with minimum charge of SGD 20 (Maximum 100 SGD)
Broker Notification
We can seamlessly include your broker in our process.
Per Shipment
SGD 50.00

Other Government Agency

We can get government issued documents for you.
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Completion of Veterinary, Health and/or Phytosanitary controls at the First Point of Entry in a country or a Customs Union. Goods such as foods, animal products, plants, seeds, pharmaceuticals although accepted for transportation by DHL Express require by Law a Health, Veterinary and/or Phytosanitary control, sometimes including an original regulatory certificate or permit issued by the competent authority in the origin/manufacturing country.
Per Shipment
€30.00
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