Parcel delivery to Lithuania
As a member of the EU, Lithuania is subject to free trade between other member states. Most declarations in the EU are filed electronically. This expedites the formalized process of customs inspection significantly. Before the goods have arrived Customs has already started to review the manifest to determine each shipments contents. Items that require additional inspection are placed aside and the rest are forwarded to the national mail service for delivery.The parcels are scanned at key points throughout the process. Customs has the right to remove any parcel from circulation to examine its contents. A parcel has not legally entered Lithuania until it is cleared by Customs.
Customs for parcel shipping to Lithuania
Parcels which enter Lithuania are divided into three categories: those valued at less than 22-45 Euros, those valued at 45-150 Euros, and everything else. Commodities from the first group are not subject to taxes and duties. The second group is charged a tax. The last group is charged for duties and taxes. The rates for taxes and duties vary depending on the type of goods being shipped. Tobacco, alcohol, drugs, weapons, and strategic material are ineligible for tax exempt status, no matter what the value. Goods that enter from within the EU are charged less than those originating from outside nations.
Security concerns when shipping parcels to Lithuania
Hazrardous materials are prohibited from being imported into Lithuania, this may or may not include: acids, batteries, chemicals, corrosives, cosmetics, dangerous goods, flammables, gases, ice, infectious substances, some liquor, magnets, oxidizers, paints, perfumes, poisons, radioactive material, plastic cutlery, or toiletries.
Additionally, the importation of the following items into Lithuaniais prohibited: produce from Egypt, Atlantic red tuna from Central America, US beef hormones, products made in Iran, products containing biocide dimethylfumarate, bearer documents, checks, blank credit cards, drug paraphemalia, furs, graphite products, passports (unless sent from embassy), and psychotherapy medications.
Parcel documents delivering to Lithuania
All international parcels entering Lithuania are required to have a proper declaration that includes the intent of the parcel, the estimated value, and a list of the enclosed contents. Commercial shipments require several forms of documentation, including an invoice and a bill of lading. An import license may be required depending on the country of origin. A certificat of origin is not require for textiles. Other certificates may be necessary for animal and plant based goods, event tickets, pharmeceuticals, textiles, software, marked samples, software, and antiques.