Eiguliai is an eldership in the city of Kaunas located in Lithuania. It used to be a small village and was later incorporated in the city in 1959. It is scenically situated on the banks of the River Neris making it an important part of the trading hub, within the country.There has been a steady influx of foreigners and students to Lithuania in the past few years
There has been a steady influx of foreigners and students to Lithuania in the past few years.
Now, the truth is that using the public transport is probably going to suffice for you but having your own vehicle is far more advantageous. If you want to import a car to Lithuania you would need to follow the rules and the regulations that have been set forth by the Lithuania Customs Departm
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You are first required to gather, fill out and provide the necessary documentation. And if you think you cannot do it alone, A1 Auto Transport service can be of assistance. Then you would have to determine shipping dates and you need to account for the fact that the weather in Lithuania can pretty much vary between cool summers and freezing winters. The weather is mostly rainy and you might want to take this into thorough consideration. Additionally, before you ship, it is essential that the U.S Customs is intimated about the export through the Letter of Notification and relevant documents approved by it before the shipping date arrives. Some of the documents that you have to submit in USA and in Lithuania include:
- A purchase invoice.
- Permit of residence.
- Current Passport.
- Title of the vehicle.
- Ownership proof.
- Vehicle registration.
You can learn more about the eligibility of your vehicle by referring to the Title 19 of US Federal Regulations Code. All vehicles less than seven years after manufacture are charged 10% customs tax and 18% VAT while older than 7 years are taxed only 18% VAT.
Prior to Shipping.
Before you ship your car you are going to remove any external parts – if you choose to ship with RORO. This method would require you to steam clean the vehicle from the inside in order to avoid any unwanted quarantine delays. Furthermore, you have to empty it out of any other personal belongings and leave nothing but your floor mats, car jack, spare keys and spare tire. You should also remove the air conditioning gasses and leave only ¼ gas tank in. The other option in front of you would be to go for the Container shipping method which is slightly more expensive but it’s also slower. However, you can ship as many belongings as you want and your car would be thoroughly protected from the elements. Aside from that, you are going to need to sign a Power of Attorney if you are not there to pick up your vehicle.
When you arrive you are going to need to take care of the customs duties and all of the adjacent taxes. You would also have to abide by the local regulations and rules if you want to ensure a smooth stay. You have to apply for local license and registration as well. Familiarizing yourself with the local rules of the traffic is also going to be highly beneficial. If you have any further need for information you can call the Embassy of Lithuania in Washington, D.C.
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