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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Chad

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

Prohibited Commodities for Chad

Animal skins
Antiques
Asbestos
Cash letters (NI)
Ceramic products
Cheques, blank (NI)
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Circuits & circuit boards
Clocks/watches
Coal & firewood
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Fire extinguishers
Fotolithos
Furs
Gambling devices
Isopropanol
Ivory
Jewellery, costume
Marble products
Military equipment
Money orders (NI)
Oil products
Paper patterns for wearing apparel
Perishables
Pornography
Precious metals & stones
Radar equip.-transmitters/receivers
Soil samples
Subs. cont'g sodium/calc. cyclamate
Swatches

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
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Business cards
Calendars
Catalogues
Charts/graphs
Credit card blanks (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Deeds
Documents, general business
Films: promotional, training
Invoices, not blank
Labels
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Music, printed or manuscript
Negatives, including x-rays, films
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Passports
Personal mail
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Playing cards
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
All other commodities are Non-Document in nature and should be accompanied by a DHL Waybill and an Invoice.