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Surcharges for Exceptional Activities

DHL Express is committed to providing customers with the best delivery service, which is why we are continuing to offer coverage to more parts of the world than any other company.
In order to maintain a consistently high level of service, DHL Express levies under given conditions a surcharge for exceptional activities. DHL Express regularly evaluates the level of these surcharges to reflect the changing costs associated with offering exceptional activities, and we strive to ensure these surcharges remain fair for our customers.
The following surcharges are payable on international shipments:

Description Surcharges (GHS)
Remote Area Delivery 98.00 GHS
Remote Area Pickup 98.00 GHS
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities 22.00 GHS
Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities 22.00 GHS
Full Dangerous Goods 392.00 GHS
Dry Ice (UN1845) 44.50 GHS
Lithium Batteries Section II (PI966, PI969) 22.00 GHS
Lithium Batteries Section I, II (PI965) 44.50 GHS
Oversize Piece 400.00 GHS
Non-Stackable Pallet 750.00 GHS
Address Correction 26.40 GHS
Elevated Risk 98.00 GHS
Restricted Destination 147.00 GHS
The following surcharges are payable on domestic shipments, when different to those above:

Description Surcharges (GHS)
Remote Area Delivery 98.00 GHS
Oversize Piece 200.00 EUR
Non-Stackable Pallet 380.00 EUR
Address Correction 13.20 GHS
Valid from January 1, 2019

Should you have any questions on surcharges please contact usContact Us.