Country Guide: Lithuania
Household Goods and Personal Effects
- Passport copy
- Original Bill of Lading (OBL) / Airway Bill (AWB)
- Packing List
- Proforma Invoice
- Convention Marchandises Routiers (CMR )
- The consignee should be present at the destination and should have a valid Visa.
- The consignee should be employed with a registered company.
- Temporary import of household goods and personal effects is duty and taxes free. This is valid for 1 year and can be renewed every year until the time the foreigner has finished his or her stay and is ready to re-export the shipment.
- Permanent import of household and personal effects is subject to customs duties and taxes. Additionally, a value added tax (VAT) of 20% is charged on the import.
- Only a limited amount of foodstuff, new items, and electronics are allowed duty free.
- Title / Registration
- It is difficult for a foreigner to import a motor vehicle into Lithuania and is not recommended.
- Vaccination Record
- Veterinary Health Record
- Cats and dogs are subject to special regulations of the European Parliament and of the Council (EC No. 998/2003).
- Vodka / other alcoholic drinks (1 L)
- Wine (3 L)
- Beer (5 L)
- Tobacco (200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco)
- Sugar (1 kg)
- Chocolate (3 kg)
- Coffee(2 kg)
- Jewelry (50 kg)
- Petrol (20 L)
- Car (1)
- Pornographic materials
- Live animals
Recommended: Contact the destination agent to ensure all requirements have been met prior to import, especially for differences regarding air / sea shipments.
IAM Note: Customs regulations can change at any time with or without notice. This document is provided as a guide and for information only. While IAM has exercised reasonable care in publishing this document, IAM makes no representation, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy or applicability.