Procedure

23.03.2016. 11:07

Applications from missions for exemption from custom duties intended for their chanceries, or for the personal use of those members of their staff who enjoy such exemption, stamped and signed by the head of mission, must be submitted to the State Protocol for verification before being submitted to the customs authorities.

The application should specify the articles in question, i.e. nature of goods, quantity, value, country of purchase and supplier as well as information as to consignee (with regard to motor cars, information should include the chassis and engine numbers as well as the make and the year), as well as indicate through which Customs Control Point the goods will be imported.

If goods received exempt from customs duties are sold to a buyer not entitled to engage in duty ­free import of goods, the duties and taxes must be paid as required by the regulations in force at the time of the customs declaration.

Customs control points (CCP) in Riga Muitas kontroles punkti (MKP) Rīgā

Administration:

The Riga regional office of the State Revenue Service

Address: Citadeles iela 1, Riga, LV 1010

Tel. +371 6704 7302

Tel/fax.: +371 6704 7301

Working hours: Monday- Fridays 8.30- 12.00 & 12.30- 17.00

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Link to homepage: http://www.vid.gov.lv

Lidostas MKP (Airport’s CCP)

Location: International Riga Airport

Tel: +371 6720 7108

Tel./fax: +371 6720 7043

Working hours: Monday-Sunday, 24 hours

Link to homepage: http://www.vid.gov.lv