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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Guernsey

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

Prohibited Commodities for Guernsey

All items violating British trademarks/copyrights are prohibited.
Antiques
Asbestos
Furs
Gambling devices
Imitation and pirated products
Ivory
Pornography
Precious metals & stones

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, issued/validated
Blueprints
Business cards
Calendars
Cash letters (NI)
Charts/graphs
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Deeds
Diaries
Diplomatic mail
Diskettes
Documents, general business
Drawings, technical/architect/eng.
Invoices, not blank
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Money orders (NI)
Music, printed or manuscript
Pamphlets
Passports
Photos as part of business reports
Price lists
Publication not for public resale
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules
Visa applications

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

Alcoholic beverages
Animal products
Animal skins
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Foodstuffs
Medical samples
Perishables
Personal effects
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.