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Ship Car To Daugavpils

🇱🇻 Latvia, (LV)

Ship Car To Daugavpils
🇱🇻 Latvia, (LV)

Car Shipping Daugavpils

Scenically located on the banks of the Daugava River, the Latvian city of Daugavpils is the second largest city in the country. It is a major industrial hub and major railway junction, ensuring employment for both locals and foreigners in the city. Strategically situated between Minsk and Riga, the location makes it a center of economic and cultural activities. Additionally there are many U.S based companies that oftentimes have employees working here. If you are living in Daugavpils or planning to move here for a few months or on a more permanent basis, you would be glad to have your own vehicle as public transport isn’t the best here.

It is important to know about the rules and regulations in Latvia when you start planning on shipping your vehicle here. Your vehicle will be shipped from the local US port to Port at Riga and then after the delivery has been taken, the car will be driven down to Daugavpils. To facilitate the vehicle transit, it is good to work with A1 Auto Transport service that has been in the international auto shipping industry for over 20 years.  We understand the complex procedures, documentations and ways to get the custom cleared at the Latvia ports. To know the details about export-import taxes and limitations, contact the Latvian Customs authorities.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Daugavpils

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
San Jose, CA to (California port)
to Daugavpils
$200$36005+39 days
Boston, MA to (New York port)
to Daugavpils
$400$28005+38 days
Daugavpils to (California port)
to Portland, OR
$475$36006+39 days
Phoenix, AZ to (California port)
to Daugavpils
$550$36006+39 days
Daugavpils to (New York port)
to Charlotte, NC
$575$28006+28 days
Daugavpils to (New York port)
to Atlanta, GA
$700$28006+28 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Daugavpils
$775$36007+39 days
Daugavpils to (New York port)
to Memphis, TN
$800$28006+28 days
Miami, FL to (New York port)
to Daugavpils
$925$28007+28 days
Daugavpils to (California port)
to Dallas, TX
$1,025$36007+39 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

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Important motor vehicle regulations in Latvia.

Before you ship your vehicle to Daugavpils, it is essential to know about the vehicle regulations in Latvia. These include:

  • Vehicles imported to the country are allowed 12- month temporary, import status.
  • Used vehicles that are over 7 years old are taxed an additional 18% VAT.
  • Below 7 years have a 10% tax and 10% VAT applicable on import.
  • Vehicles are registered in the shipper’s name.
  • The custom tax will depend upon the CIF and the market value of the car.

Documentation needed.

International shipping has to comply with essential documentation that is submitted at the domestic US port and the Riga port. You need to file these documents:

  • Original Bill of vehicle purchase.
  • International Driving Permit.
  • Import License.
  • Owner’s Driving License.

Methods of Shipping to Latvia.

There are different methods of shipping your vehicle. The fastest yet the most expensive method is through air shipping but it is too expensive. Usually most people prefer the Roll-on/Roll-Off (RORO) method as it is cost effective. You only pay for the amount of space your vehicle takes, as it is secured and harnessed along with other vehicles on the deck. However, due to the affordable price and open parking, you are not allowed to leave any accessories or personal goods inside it. The vehicle has to be steam cleaned and air conditioning gas has to be removed. However, if you have an expensive vehicle or a vintage car or need to send your household goods along with the car, then container shipping is a better option. Your car will be secured and harnessed to minimize movement during transit and the other goods placed within the same 20 feet or 40 feet container. This is more expensive yet safer method of shipping.

To get more information about the shipping process and custom duties, you can contact the U.S Border and Protection Agency or get in touch with the Embassy of Latvia in USA.

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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.


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Due to the nature of my work, I must relocate every couple of years to where my company needs me. Because of this, I’ve tested several moving and auto transport companies over the years.

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I called and got things rolling. I was very pleased with the driver. He followed standard procedure and represented his company well. Can’t remember his name, but props to him!

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