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With 143 million inhabitants and the fact that the country is the largest in the world, sending a parcel to Russia requires skill, knowledge and resources. DHL is the global market leader in the international courier business, meaning we have an excellent understanding of the country and extensive networks throughout, ensuring fast, secure and reliable delivery.

How to send a parcel to Russia from the UK

Sending a package to Russia can be executed in three ways. Firstly, you can drop off your package at your local DHL Service Point. Secondly, you can book a collection online with DHLitNow or finally, you can book a collection over the phone with DHL.

Cost of sending a parcel to Russia

Parcel prices for sending a package to Russia can be gathered from our online quote tool or by speaking to DHL by Phone.

Alternatively, if you know you would like to use a DHL Service Point you can use our Size and price guide to work out the cost of delivery. DHL Service Points are the lowest priced option for sending a parcel to Russia with DHL.

Parcel restrictions and Russian custom advice

Alongside several other countries, Russia requires customs documentation so their officers can see what people are sending and to whom. As this can be daunting and challenging, we advise our customers to call our Customer Services on 0844 248 0828 before making a booking. You will be assisted by one of our trained advisors on all the necessary customs documentation you need, how to fill it out as well as a list of the prohibited items.


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Country facts
  • Moscow is the capital and the largest city in Russia
  • Russia is the largest country in the world and shares its borders with 14 other countries
  • Russia is the world’s leading oil producer and second largest producer of natural gas
  • Russia exports around $353 billion a year of goods including petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas and metals. These are exported to partners including the EU with 45%, China with 10% and Belarus with 5% of the total
  • Russia imports around $240 billion a year of goods including machinery, vehicles and pharmaceutical products. These are imported from partners including the EU with around 40%, China with 20% and the USA with 6% of the total

We will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Please call us on:

0844 248 0828

Our opening hours are 07:30 - 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 - 14:00 on Saturday.

* Calls to DHL UK phone numbers beginning ‘084’ cost 7 pence per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.