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What are the different FedEx surcharges?

FedEx surcharges are dependent on the services supplied, these can be split into 3 different categories Ancillary Clearance Service Fees, Fuel Surcharge and Value Added Services.

Ancillary Clearance Service Fees include

  • Additional Line Items
  • Storage 
  • Freight Clearance
  • Returned Goods
  • Post Clearance Entry Adjustment
  • Advancement Fee

You can use our current Ancillary Clearance Service Fees price list for more detail on the price for each of our service fees and a more detailed definition.

Fuel Surcharge

FedEx Express has adopted a Dynamic Fuel Surcharge according to the variation in the price of kerosene-type jet fuel and reserves the right to apply a fuel surcharge.

For updates on the latest fuel surcharge visit

Value Added Services

Value Added Services allow you to customize your shipments to your needs (or the needs of your recipients) and include:

  • Dangerous Goods
  • FedEx® Electronic Trade Documents (ETD)
  • FedEx Global Returns or FedEx Import Shipping Labels
  • Hold at FedEx Location (HAL)
  • FedEx Customs Brokerage Services
  • Delivery Signature Options

Use our Shipping Rates page for more details on each of our Value Added Service surcharges.

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