Transport rules for equipment and samples

If you want to transport equipment, instrumentation, samples or substances used in the experiments please read the user note "Transporting goods" and fill in the relevant forms and return them to us.

The document includes the following topics:

  • Advance shipping notification form
  • Shipping to European XFEL
  • Carry-on of goods
  • Hazardous goods
  • Return of goods



Funded User Shipments


European XFEL will support funded user shipments until the end of run 202101. You can find the details in the below document "Funded User Shipments".


The document includes the following topics:

  • How to apply for shipment funding and some general limitations
  • Eligibility
  • Arrangements for single shipments
  • Reimbursable expenses
  • How to claim the occurred shipping costs
  • Checklist for funded user shipments