DHL Express Developer Guide & API Credentials

This developer guide shows how to access DHL shipping API via Postmen, and DHL Express web services / XML services. See also the list of required API credentials / keys for DHL integration.

Get DHL Developer Credentials

  1. First, you must have a DHL account number.  Contact DHL local office to open a new account if you don't have one yet.
  2. Email  xmlrequests@dhl.com with an attached  application form (you must fill in account number) and cc support@postmen.com. Tell DHL you need to obtain DHL XML API credentials. 
  3. DHL will provide DHL XML- PI toolkit (Developer guide), and API credentials for both Sandbox and Production environment:   Site ID and Password.
  4. It takes around 24 hours for the API credentials to be activated.

Required DHL API credentials

Credentials Environment Description
account_number Sandbox / Production Your DHL Shipper account number. 
site_id Sandbox / Production API credentials to access DHL XML service and Postmen API.
password Sandbox / Production API credentials to access DHL XML service and Postmen API.

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