Skip to content
Skip to service links: contact, tools, help, the group
Skip to search
Skip to main navigation
Skip to sub navigation
Skip to Footer with links to masthead, print, email a friend and disclaimer
 

DHL Express Import Guidelines: Zambia

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

Prohibited Commodities for Zambia

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, blank stock (NI)
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Annual reports
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Blank forms
Blueprints
Business cards
Charts/graphs
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Deeds
Diskettes
Documents, general business
Invoices, not blank
Labels
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Microfiche & microfilm
Music, printed or manuscript
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Passports
Personal mail
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng. pur
Price lists
Price tickets for garments
Shipping schedules
Transparencies
Visa applications

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

Animal products
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Foodstuffs
Military equipment
Plants
Radar equip.-transmitters/receivers
Seeds

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