Packing Instruction Type :

969 Section II | UN3091

What you need to know to ship lithium batteries?


Required Documents

  • Shipper’s Declaration not required.

  • The statement “Lithium metal batteries in compliance with Section II of PI969” must be indicated on the FedEx air waybill.

Required Packaging and Labelling

  • Strong rigid outer packaging.

  • Completed Lithium Battery Mark (Figure 1).

  • The number of batteries in each package must not exceed the appropriate number for the equipment's operation plus two spare sets.
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Figure 1

Shipper must complete battery type – UN number (*) and phone number (**) portions of label


Surcharges

IDG surcharge: No surcharge

Other surcharges may apply depending on your shipment’s requirements. Click here for further details.

Origins and Destinations


Customers can drop off shipments at FedEx World Service Center® locations. Click here to find your nearest FedEx World Service Centre®.

FedEx Authorized Service Center® locations do not accept any lithium battery shipments.

The following list of origin and destination locations is indicative only.

If a city/country does not appear on this list, contact Customer Service to verify if your lithium battery shipment can be accepted to/from that city/country.

Ship from New Zealand

Origin locations Accepted
Auckland Yes
Hamilton Yes
Tauranga Yes
Napier Yes
Wellington Yes
Christchurch Yes
Dunedin Yes
Destination Accepted Locations
Australia Yes All locations
China Yes All locations
France Yes All locations
Germany Yes All locations
Guam Yes All locations
Hong Kong SAR, China Yes All locations
India Yes All locations
Indonesia Yes All locations
Japan Yes All locations
Malaysia Yes All locations
Philippines1 Yes All locations
Singapore Yes All locations
South Korea Yes All locations
Taiwan, China Yes All locations
Thailand2 Yes All locations
UAE Yes All locations
USA3 Yes All locations
Vietnam Yes All locations

Ship to New Zealand

Destination locations Accepted
Auckland Yes
Hamilton Yes
Tauranga Yes
Napier Yes
Wellington Yes
Christchurch Yes
Dunedin Yes
Origin Accepted Locations
Australia Yes All locations
China Yes All locations
France Yes All locations
Germany Yes All locations
Guam Yes All locations
Hong Kong SAR, China Yes All locations
India Yes All locations
Indonesia Yes All locations
Japan Yes All locations
Malaysia Yes All locations
Philippines1 Yes All locations
Singapore Yes All locations
South Korea Yes All locations
Taiwan, China Yes All locations
Thailand2 Yes All locations
UAE Yes All locations
USA3 Yes All locations
Vietnam Yes All locations

1 Philippines: Service limited to BNQ (Pasay City), CUJ (Cavite), CYU (Clark), CYZ (Quezon City), LWA (Laguna), MNL (Manila), PAG (Pasig) and SFE (Subic) locations only.

2 Thailand: Lithium battery shipment to locations HHQX (Bangna, Samutprakarn), NAKA (Nakorn Ratchasima), HKTA (Phuket), CNXA (Chiang Mai) and LPTA (Lumpoon) must use Broker Select Option service only (no FedEx clearance and no FedEx delivery). Lithium battery shipments have a daily storage fee.

3 ALASKA (USA):

  • Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from locations BRW and PUO in Anchorage, Alaska. This includes all Section II lithium battery shipments bearing the Lithium Battery Mark.

  • Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from locations Juneau (JNU), Ketchikan (KTN), and Sitka (SIT) however Section II lithium batteries bearing the Lithium Battery Mark without the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label can be accepted to/from these locations.

HAWAII (USA): Dangerous goods are prohibited to/from the Kalaupapa area of the island of Molokai however Section II lithium batteries bearing the Lithium Battery Mark without the CARGO AIRCRAFT ONLY label can be accepted to/from these locations.