Saugumas. Patikimumas. Operatyvumas

Customs Regulations

Customs Regulations applicable while shipping to Lithuania


The following list of documents are needed for importation:

  • Way Bill
  • Packing List
  • Copy of the passport and valid visa
  • Power of attorney document
  • Proforma Invoice
  • CMR
  • Residence permit(for non EU Citizens)
  • Declared living place in Lithuania


  • 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 HHG and personal effects in Lithuania  is duty and taxes free. This is valid for one year and can be renewed every year until the time the expatriate has finished his stay and is ready to re-export the shipment.
  • Permanent import of HHG and personal effects is subject to customs duties and taxes. Additionally, a V.A.T. of 21% is charged on the import.
  • Only a limited amount of foodstuff, new items, and electronics are allowed duty free.


  • Firearms
  • Ammunition
  • Drugs
  • Pornographic material
  • Live animals


Some Restricted goods include but are not limited to:

  1. Vodka and other alcoholic drinks – 1 Liter (l)
  2. Wine – 3 l
  3. Beer – 5 l
  4. Tobacco – 200 cigarettes or 250g of tobacco
  5. Sugar – 1 kg
  6. Chocolate – 3kg
  7. Coffee – 2 kg
  8. Jewelry – 50 kg
  9. Petrol – 20 l
  10. Car – 1 car


It is very difficult for a foreigner to import a car into Lithuania. Companies can sometime import cars, though.

NOTE – Customs regulations of Lithuania are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to Lithuania (this destination )and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers. Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance. Always double check with your local embassy or consulate before you make your move to Lithuania.