GLS takes care of customs clearance. The central Customs Department completes and submits the electronic export declaration.

The consignor sends the customs invoice to the responsible GLS depot by e-mail or fax. The export declaration is issued prior to dispatch of the parcel.

Electronic processing according to the statutory customs regulations
No own software required
Timely and complete documentation of the export declaration
Automatic return of the Export Accompanying Document


Since July 2009 export declarations have had to be submitted electronically to customs authorities. This applies when shipping goods to non-EU countries and to countries that belong to EFTA (European Free Trade Association).

Bookable for

The basic product for Europe-wide parcel delivery.


International express delivery – in many countries before close of business the next working day.


The basic product for national parcel delivery.