Latvia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Latvia Import Regulation for Japan Used Cars

Japan Used Car Import Duty / Regulation in Latvia

 

Year Restrictions
No Age Limit
Destination Port
Riga
Time of Shipment
Container (29-36 Days)
Vessel Schedule
Container (Weekly)
Shipping Line
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Inspection
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Shipping Ports:

The major shipping port in Latvia is Port Riga.

 

Left-hand drive vehicles:

Importation of left-hand drive vehicles is permitted in the country.

 

Documents required for customs clearance:

  • Original Certificate of Title and Registration
  • Original Commercial/Purchase Invoice
  • Drivers License and International Driving Permit
  • Import license

 

Temporary Importation:

Temporary importation of vehicles is allowed only for one year. Temporary importation is subject to a two percent deposit at the Customs office in Riga, Latvia along with application for temporary import of the vehicle.

 

Taxes and duties:

  • Vehicles under seven years - 1600cc petrol or 1800cc will incur 10 percent duty and 10 percent VAT.
  • Vehicles over seven years - 1600cc petrol or 1800cc will incur VAT only of 18 percent.

Note- Customs applies book value as the minimum if declared value drops below the customs book valuations.

 

 

 

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