DHL Rate Changes - January 1, 2022 | Overview

Shipping carriers routinely update their products, adding or removing features and services, as well as adjusting their rates. These rate changes usually occur at the start of the year.

We understand the importance of staying up to date with changes regarding shipping rates as well as new or updated policies and procedures with each carrier. That is why we make it super simple to find that information.

All rate change information is cited from dhl-usa.com. Review the 2022 DHL Express Service and Rate Guide, rate change notes, and Frequently Asked Questions.

DHL Express rate changes go into effect on January 1, 2022.

Here is a brief summary of what's changing for ShipStation subscribers who have connected their DHL Express account with ShipStation:

DHL Express rates increase 5.9% on average

On January 1, 2022 shipping rates for DHL Express international services will increase by an average of 5.9%.

Download the DHL Express Service and Rate Guide 2022.

Changes to Rates and Services

Changes in rates will apply to all DHL Express U.S. international services.

The new standard rates will be effective as of Saturday, January 1, 2022.

As of January 1, 2022, you can use the DHL online Rate Quote and Transit Time Tool or Create a Shipment to calculate the shipping rate and service charges.

Shipping Surcharges and Fees

There will be an increase in shipping surcharges and fees which could increase your overall shipping cost, notably:

  • Address correction will change from $18.00 per shipment to $19.50 per shipment

  • Change of billing will change from $18.00 per shipment to $19.50 per shipment

  • Dangerous Goods will change from $117.50 per shipment to $130.00  per shipment

  • Direct Signature will change from $5.55 per shipment to $5.90 per shipment

  • Dry Ice will change from $6.15 per shipment to $6.55 per shipment

  • Duty Tax Paid will change from 2% of fiscal charges, $15.00 minimum per shipment to 2% of fiscal charges, $17.00 minimum per shipment

  • Duty Tax Importer will change from $15.00 per shipment to 2% of fiscal charges, $17.00  minimum per shipment

  • Non- Stackable Pallet will change from $245.00 per piece to $270.00 per piece

  • Oversize Piece will change from $94.00 per shipment to $71.50 per shipment

  • Remote Area Pickup and Delivery will change from the greater of $42.00 per shipment or $0.42 per lb to the greater of $45.00 per shipment or $0.45 per lb

  • Residential address will change from $4.95 per shipment to $5.30 per shipment

  • Shipment Value Protection will change from $1.15 per $100.00 of coverage, $3.45 minimum to: $1.25 per $100.00 of coverage, $3.75 minimum