Packing Instruction Type :

970 Section I | UN3091

What you need to know to ship lithium batteries?


Required Documents

  • Shipper’s Declaration required.

  • Indicate as below in FedEx air waybill:

    • “Dangerous Goods as per attached Shipper's Declaration” and “Cargo Aircraft Only”.

Required Packaging and Labelling

  • Strong rigid outer packaging.

  • Class 9 Lithium Battery Label (Figure 1) with a CAO Label (Figure 2) affixed on the same surface.

 

If net quantity of batteries per package is above 5kg and no more than 35kg:

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Surcharges

IDG surcharge: Yes.

NZD 92.40 per shipment or NZD 1.30 per kg, whichever is greater. A minimum billable weight may apply.

(*): The amount may vary based on the local billing currency.

Other surcharges may apply depending on your shipping 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 No
Tauranga No
Napier No
Wellington No
Christchurch No
Dunedin No
Destination Accepted Locations
Australia Yes Some locations*
China No None
France No None
Germany No None
Guam No None
Hong Kong SAR, China No None
India No None
Indonesia No None
Japan No None
Malaysia No None
Philippines1 No None
Singapore No None
South Korea No None
Taiwan, China No None
Thailand2 No None
UAE No None
USA3 No None
Vietnam No None

Ship to New Zealand

Destination locations Accepted
Auckland Yes
Hamilton No
Tauranga No
Napier No
Wellington No
Christchurch No
Dunedin No
Origin Accepted Locations
Australia Yes Some locations*
China No None
France No None
Germany No None
Guam No None
Hong Kong SAR, China No None
India No None
Indonesia No None
Japan No None
Malaysia No None
Philippines1 No None
Singapore No None
South Korea No None
Taiwan, China No None
Thailand2 No None
UAE No None
USA3 No None
Vietnam No None

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.

* Contact Customer Service for details of cities where this commodity is accepted.