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LATVIA
(Country code: LV)

SERVICE RATE
CODE
MAX.
WEIGHT (KG)
OVERSIZE
AVAILABILITY
MAX.
COVERAGE
Priority™ Worldwide (Delivery Standards)   03   30   NO   $1000
Xpresspost™ – International   103   30   NO   $1000
International Parcel™ (Surface)   403   30   NO   $1000
Tracked Packet - International   03   2   NO   $100
Small Packet™ (Air)   03   2   NO   N/A
Small Packet™ (Surface)   03   2   NO   N/A
CUSTOMS DECLARATION LANGUAGE English, French, German, Russian, Latvian

SERVICE AVAILABILITY Registered Mail™ VALUABLES ACCEPTED
Letter-post™   YES   YES   NO
SERVICE AVAILABILITY FEE CODE CURRENCY
Money Orders™    NO    

Maximum Coverage = Maximum Declared Value for Carriage for the Priority™ Worldwide service.

Import Restrictions

Senders should determine import restrictions from the country's authorities before posting:

  • animal products
  • plants and plant products.

Prohibited Items

In addition to items considered non-mailable matter, the following are prohibited:

  • any printed material urging or advocating terrorism, violence, war, racism, anti-semitism or fascism
  • coins, securities
  • credit cards
  • devices for smoking opium or hashish
  • graphite products
  • jewellery
  • live animals
  • narcotics, behaviour-influencing substances and devices for their use
  • organic/inorganic chemicals
  • pearls
  • pharmaceutical products
  • plant products - hyacinth bulbs, carnation and chrysanthemum seedlings and cuttings, seeds of leguminous plants, seeds of weeds subject to quarantine
  • political material
  • pornography
  • press kits
  • publications harmful to young people or works contrary to public order
  • precious metals and stones
  • products of the printing industry
  • raw materials of animal origin
  • weapons and all components.

Documentation Required

Information regarding Customs can be found in "Customs Requirements" of the Canada Postal Guide.

Animal products mailed to Latvia require a Certificate of Veterinary Service. Plant products require a Phytosanitary Certificate. Gifts to private individuals up to 50 lats value are duty-exempt if the article contains no more than three identical objects.

Customs Procedure:

Parcels sent by one private person from a third country to another private person are released from import duty if the value of the parcel does not exceed EUR 45, provided that the parcel in question is not commercial.

Low value goods are parcels under the value of EUR 22. Parcels of goods with little value sent from a third country to the addressee are released from import duty. This also applies to purchase of goods over the internet, given that receipts are provided.

Alcohol and tobacco goods, perfumes and toilet waters are not considered to be exempt from import duties.