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If you wish to be on the safe side with your payment processing then our C.O.D. service is the ideal solution. Processing is simple and fast - and if anything goes wrong you are protected by automatic insurance to the level of the indicated C.O.D. amount.

C.O.D. is available for DPD CLASSIC and Express-Services shipments within Germany.

Our C.O.D. option includes the following benefits:


  • The parcel is only delivered against immediate payment - up to a maximum cash payment of 2,500 € and 5,000 € for payment by crossed cheque.
  • Within Germany the C.O.D. amount is transferred within 48 hours.
  • Collective transfer is also possible on request: daily, weekly, fortnightly – the choice is yours.

Route from 


Maximum Cash

Amount per shipment2

Maximum Cheque

Amount per shipment2,3



EUR 2,500.00

EUR 5,000.00


1Delivery to 78266 Buesingen, 87491 Jungholz/Tirol, 87567-87569 Kleinwalsertal shall be excluded.

2A shipment can contain up to 10 parcels.

3With the exception of DPD 8:30 and Saturday delivery, that are only payable Cash.


Financial history
As soon as your C.O.D. parcel reaches the dispatch depot all the relevant data is recorded and transmitted to the responsible recipient depot. As soon as the C.O.D. amount has been paid in at the depot which makes the delivery the next stage of the financial transaction is automatically initiated. You can follow the financial flow in the shipment tracking function on the DPD website. As a result you have transparency and security across the entire delivery process of your C.O.D. parcel, right up to the point the consignee’s payment is transferred to your bank account.

C.O.D. parcel label
On the C.O.D. parcel label you tick the required method of payment - “Cash" or "Crossed cheque" - and enter the C.O.D. amount next to it.

For additional shipping terms relating to C.O.D. please see our Terms of Carriage or contact your DPD depot.