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DHL Express Import Guidelines: Bulgaria

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

Prohibited Commodities for Bulgaria

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.)
Books: hardbk/paperbk non-comm. use
Business cards
Calendars
Cash letters (NI)
Catalogues
Charts/graphs
Cheques, blank (NI)
Cheques, cancelled (NI)
Cheques, cashier (NI)
Computer printouts
Credit card blanks (NI)
Credit cards (NI)
Deeds
Diaries
Diplomatic mail
Documents, general business
Drawings, technical/architect/eng.
Invoices, not blank
Magazines, periodicals, journals
Manuals, technical
Manuscripts
Maps
Money orders (NI)
Negatives, including x-rays, films
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Passports
Personal mail
Photographs
Photos as part of business reports
Postal envelopes
Price lists
Publication not for public resale
Ship manifest-computer generated
Shipping schedules
Transparencies
Visa applications

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

Alcoholic beverages
Animal products
Animal skins
Antiques
Chemicals, non-hazardous
Coffee
Computer software
Cotton
Cotton seed
Dangerous goods, haz. or comb. mats
Drugs: non-prescription
Drugs: prescription
Foodstuffs
Furs
Grain samples
Ivory
Medical samples
Oil products
Parts, machine & electronic
Perishables
Plant products
Plants
Precious metals & stones
Seeds
Ship spares
Shoes
Sports equipment
Stationery
Tea
Textile articles
Tobacco


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