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Customs Services – Control of Importing and Exporting Activities

DHL Express is the international specialist in shipping, with extensive knowledge and experience of dealing with customs topics worldwide. For your peace of mind, we provide a wide range of customs support for standard as well as non-routine customs-clearance processes. By making sure that clearance is a smooth and efficient process, we ensure your shipments arrive as quickly as possible, and leave you free to focus on your core business. With our online tool ( we provide essential customs information to help you prepare your shipments.

Additional charges for Customs Services

Customs Service How We Charge Additional Charge
Advance Payment Per shipment 16.00 NZD or 3% of the sum advanced, whichever is greater
Disbursements Per shipment 16.00 NZD or 3% of the sum advanced, whichever is greater
Bonded Storage Per shipment, per day after 3 calendar days 0.20 NZD/Kg per day, Minimum charge 10.00 NZD
Bonded Transit Per shipment 60.00 NZD
Broker Notification Per shipment 17.20 NZD
Preferential Origin Per shipment 17.21 NZD
Clearance Authorization Per shipment 17.00 NZD
Export Declaration Per shipment 17.20 NZD
Formal Clearance Per shipment 45.80 NZD
Multiline Entry Per shipment 5.00 NZD per line as of the 6th line item
Other Government Agency Per shipment 50.00 NZD
Permits & Licenses Per shipment 35.00 NZD
Personal Effects Per shipment 150.00 NZD
Clearance Data Modification Per shipment 86.00 NZD
Release to Broker Per shipment 40.00 NZD
Temporary Imports/Exports Per shipment 65.00 NZD
Valid from January 1, 2019