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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Peru

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

Prohibited Commodities for Peru

  • Antiques (breakable and/or fragile)
  • Asbestos
  • Furs
  • Hazardous or combustible materials (as defined in IATA Regulations)
  • Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
  • Gambling devices
  • Ivory
  • Pornography
  • Used clothing
  • Use car spart parts

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)

Airline tickets, blank stock (NI)
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Annual reports
Blank forms
Cash letters (NI)
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Computer printouts
Deeds
Diplomatic mail
Documents, general business
Invoices, not blank
Manuscripts
Money orders (NI)
Music, printed or manuscript
Newspapers
Passports
Photographs
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules
Visa applications

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

Advertising brochures/pamphlets
Animal products
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Calendars
Catalogues
Charts/graphs
Chemicals, non-hazardous
Cologne and perfume
Computer components & parts
Computer software
Cosmetics
Credit cards (NI)
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Electronic equipment
Foodstuffs
Manuals, technical
Maps
Medical samples
Medical/dental supplies & equipment
Pamphlets
Personal effects
Phones/modems
Plants
Price lists
Radar equip.-transmitters/receivers
Rubber made products
Samples, textile
Seeds
Ship spares
Shoes
Telecommunications equipment
Televisions, television equipment
Textile articles
Toys
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.