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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Virgin Islands (US)

Shipping guidelines, standard prohibitions and restrictions to consider when sending express shipments to Virgin Islands (US).

Prohibited Commodities for Virgin Islands (US)

Antiques
Asbestos
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Furs
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)

Advertising brochures/pamphlets
Airline tickets, blank stock (NI)
Airline tickets, issued/validated
Annual reports
Artwork inc.drawings/proofs/layouts
Blank forms
Blueprints
Booklets, brochures (non-adv.)
Catalogues
Charts/graphs
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Computer software
Credit cards (NI)
Deeds
Diskettes
Documents, general business
Invoices, not blank
Labels
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Microfiche & microfilm
Music, printed or manuscript
Negatives, including x-rays, films
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Passports
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Plans/drawings-arch/indust/eng. pur
Price lists
Price tickets for garments
Shipping schedules
Slides
Visa applications

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

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