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These are items that cannot be sent on the DHL network. Please check our list of prohibited items to ensure that your parcel can be delivered without any delays.
There are some obvious things that you cannot send with DHL (such as animals, illegal substances, guns and explosives for instance). But there are also less obvious items that DHL can’t transport, including aerosols, perfumes, aftershaves, eau de toilettes and cash.
Please note that the prohibited items listed below apply to parcels being sent from and within the United Kingdom. For international carriage there may be additional prohibited items specified by the country of destination.
For advice on sending gifts with DHL Express, please refer to our dedicated page.