Please enter the details of your shipment and click on Calculate rate. We will calculate the best rates for you, with the fastest transit times. Select one of the three options that suits you best and simply book your shipment.
Three choices for your shipment
With DHL Services:
- Worldwide shipments with rapid delivery times
- Delivery on the next working day
- Follow your shipment quickly and easily online
- Door-to-door delivery
- Signature required upon receipt
- Reliable delivery, all across the world!
** Delivery times based on major destinations and excluding customs handling. Delivery times can vary within each country, depending on the content and origin of the shipment.
Explaining the rates
After you have clicked ‘Calculate rate’, three columns will appear offering you the three best rates with matching transit times for sending your document or parcel. With these rates you have three options: drop off your parcel at a DHL ServicePoint, book online or by phone. The rates displayed are including VAT, where applicable.
Drop off means that you can bring your document or parcel to a DHL ServicePoint near you. You can use our free packaging and a DHL service representative will be happy to assist you, anywhere in the world. You can pay by debit card or cash. Read more about dropping off and shipping with DHL Express.
Choosing Online booking for shipping your document or parcel? Clicking on – Ship Now – leads you directly to the DHL online booking tool. Please enter your address- and shipment details and you will see your rate and and matching transit time. These rates and transit times may differ from the rates on the websites, depending on your selection of optional services. If you agree with the rate, you can directly order a pick-up. At the agreed time, a DHL courier will come and pick up your shipment. You can pay online via IDEAL, PayPal or by credit card. Or pay in cash with the courier. When paying the courier in cash, please use exact change only.
You can also book your shipment by phone by contacting our Customer Service. Simply tell us how and where you wish to send your shipment and we will arrange for pick-up of your document or parcel. Does your shipment weigh more than 20 kg, are the dimensions of the parcel are larger than 120 x 80 x 80 cm or do you want to ship a diplomatic- or UN envelope/parcel to North Korea? Then book your shipment by phone, our Customer Service representatives will be happy to assist you. Would you like to use optional services such as shipment insurance, pre 9:00 or pre 12:00 delivery or delivery on a Saturday? Our Customer Service will be more than happy to calculate your rate and quickly make arrangements for your shipment. You can reach DHL Customer Service at +31 (0)88 – 0552 000.
Explaining the tool
Would you like to send a document or parcel within the Netherlands, Europe or worldwide? And are speed, superior quality and service just as important as a competitive rate? DHL Express understands your needs and will be happy to assist you.
To calculate the best rate with the fastest transit time for you, we need some details. Please keep the parcel or document ready. First enter the country of destination, followed by the number of documents or parcels you want to ship. If this is more than 1, the tool will add several more fields with each additional document or parcel. Please enter for each document or parcel the weight (kg) and dimensions (cm) of the packaging. After you have filled all the required field, please click on Calculate rate.
In general, goods are dutiable and documents are not. However, what is considered a dutiable shipment differs per country. For example, in the Bahamas a photograph is considered a document and as such non dutiable whereas in Argentina that same photograph is a dutiable shipment. Please find more information about dutiable shipments at customs support.
Commercial or pro forma invoice
For all your dutiable shipments you need to add a commercial or pro forma invoice. Do you book your shipment online? Our online tool will help you with the requirements for Customs. Do you send your dutiable shipment in another way? Our Invoice Generator will help you create a correct commercial or pro forma invoice step by step.