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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Luxembourg

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Luxembourg.

Prohibited Commodities for Luxembourg

  • Imitation and pirated products
  • Antiques
  • Asbestos
  • Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
  • Drugs: non-prescription
  • Furs
  • Ivory
  • Pornography

Shipping Commodities – What You Need to Know

Certain commodities are considered as “Non-Document” and need to be accompanied by an invoice and, in some cases, additional customs documentation. Other commodities are considered simply as a “Document” and only require a DHL Waybill to be completed. The following list explains what you need to do in order to ship various commodities.

Document Commodities (Require only DHL Waybill)

Advertising brochures/pamphlets
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng. pur
Airline tickets, blank stock (NI)
Annual reports
Blank forms
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Manuals, technical
Music, printed or manuscript
Photos as part of business reports
Shipping schedules
Visa applications

Commodities where you should contact your local Customer Service advisor to clarify shipping requirements

Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Computer printouts
Diplomatic mail
Documents, general business
Money orders (NI)
Ship manifest-computer generated
Business cards
Cash letters (NI)
Publication not for public resale

All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.