Postmen is the best multi-carrier shipping software and API that enables you to automate shipping processes across USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, and 60 other couriers. Get the required credentials and access Deutsche Post DHL shipping API via Postmen in just a few steps.

Get Developer Credentials

Create a Deutsche Post DHL account
Go to the “Release & operation” section under the “APIs” tab and create a new application under the “APIs” section - Release & operation.
Enter the required details
Enable operations that you’d be using. To successfully print/cancel labels from Postmen, enable the below-mentioned operations under “Geschäftskundenversand/Business customer shipment”
createShipmentOrder
deleteShipmentOrder
doManifest
getLabel
getManifest

Save changes and note down the application ID
Click the “Request approval” button, read the conditions, and check the “Approval conditions read and satisfied” checkbox. Click “Complete approval request”.


Click the “Create token” button to generate a token and note it down


Required API credentials



Optional API credentials
Receiver ID: Required for Retoure service. If you have multiple receiver ID for different countries, can fill in all of them in one shipper account with the format:
{3-letter country code1}:{$receiver_id1}, {3-letter country code2}:{$receiver_id2}[etc.]
For example:
DEU:deu;FRA:fra
Please note the values are case sensitive and not allow space.
If you want to use Retoure service but don't fill up the receiver ID, it will throw error as: "Error: Receiver ID is required for shipment from DEU"

Deutsche Post DHL developer resources

API docs
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