Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources



Foreign and national vehicles

Time-based charge for use of the roads/motorways

    - Annual rate: 711 €

    - Monthly rate: 71 €

    - Weekly rate: 36 €

    - Daily rate: 11 €

Note: the minimum period for which charge is levied is 24 hours.

Additional information


Customs fee

Depending on procedures applied

Additional information

Customs duties

Excess weight charge

Abnormal transport charge is calculated taking into account different aspects (width, length, axle load, distance to be covered, etc.).

Related documents

Regulations regarding the amount, procedure for payment and exemptions of the state fee for the issuance of a large and heavy transport permit

Phyto, veterinary and sanitary control fees

Depending on type of goods and volumes

Related documents

Procedures for a person to cover expenses for paid services in the field of plant protection, compulsory performance of phytosanitary measures and phytosanitary border control

National vehicles

Annual tax on possession of vehicle

The annual tax on possession of HGV with a maximum mass exceeding 12 tonnes depends on:

    - number of axles

    - level of engine emissions

If the emissions level is not known, the rate is set according to the EURO 0 emission level.

The annual tax on possession of 2-axle, 3-axle or multi-axle trailers depends on:

    - number of axles

    - laden mass of the trailer

    - laden mass of the truck towing the trailer

    - type of suspension of the driving axle (pneumatic or mechanical)

Annual tax for a single-axle trailer and a single-axle semi-trailer: 60 €

The annual tax on possession of 2-axle, 3-ale or multi-axles semi-trailer with gross weight from 3501 kg depends on:

    - number of axles

    - laden and unladen mass

    - type of suspension of the driving axle (pneumatic or mechanical)

Additional information

Vehicle operating tax – cargo vehicles

Vehicle operating tax – trailers and semi-trailers

Related documents

Law on the Vehicle Operation Tax and Company Car Tax [LVA]

Purchase or registration taxes

If two licence plates are issued (cars, buses): 35 €

If one licence plate is issued (semi-trailer/trailer): 25.35 €

Vehicle operated only by an electric motor that receives the licence plate intended for electric vehicles: free of charge

Note: the tax is applied only to the first registration in Latvia.