Additional services and surcharges

Does your shipment require extra attention? TNT offers a wide range of additional services to handle your requirements. Take into consideration mandatory surcharges that apply to every shipment.

Additional services

Collection and delivery

  • Priority
  • Remote area service
  • Residential delivery service
  • Resolved wrong address

Shipment handling

  • Packaging
  • Weight
  • Non-conveyable
  • Exceeding dimensions
  • Non-stackable
  • Book slot storage

Special goods transport

  • Dangerous goods/hazardous
  • Dry ice
  • Limited quantities
  • Excepted quantities
  • Lithium batteries
  • Biological substance (Category B)


  • Enhanced liability
  • Paper consigment notes & invoices

Additional services fees


Surcharges are additional charges that are mandatory and applicable to your TNT shipments. When shipping consignments with TNT, the following surcharges apply:

Fuel surcharges
TNT applies an index-based fuel surcharge to every shipment. 

Updates to our surcharges (effective 1 January 2024)

In 2024, we are updating the base amounts of the following surcharges.

Dangerous Goods:
Dry Ice
Remote Area:
Out-of-Delivery Area**
Non-Electronic Consignment€8.00/shipment

*To avoid this surcharge, please refer to our packaging guidelines.

**The postal codes where this surcharge applies will be updated. Find full details here.

Additional taxes for TNT collect shipments imported from India, Vietnam & Thailand

Invoices for TNT collect shipments imported from India, Vietnam and Thailand will reflect an additional tax in the amount and from the effective date as indicated in the table below. This is due to a change in our business model, and is compliant with relevant tax regulations. The tax will apply to all TNT customers whose shipments originate in India, Thailand or Vietnam, including payers billed outside of these countries. If you have any questions about the tax, please reach us at the enquiry hotline on your TNT invoice.

Origin of shipmentAdditional taxEffective date
India18%1 June 2020
Vietnam10%1 September 2020
Thailand7%1 September 2020

Book an additional service

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