Prohibitions for Shipping to Latvia
Perishable infectious biological substances.
Perishable noninfectious biological substances.
Coins, bank notes, currency notes (paper money), securities of any kind payable to bearer; traveler's checks, platinum, gold, and silver (manufactured or not); precious stones; jewelry and other valuable articles.
Live animals except bees and leeches.
Narcotics and psychotropic substances.
Explosives and combustible materials.
Hyacinth bulb, carnation and chrysanthemum seedling and cuttings, seeds of leguminous plants and seeds in quarantine.
Raw animal products.
Arms, ammunition, parts and accessories.
Publications harmful to young people; works contrary to public order; obscene or immoral articles.
Restrictions for Shipping to Latvia
Articles subject to customs duty may not be sent in ordinary or registered letter-post items.
A veterinary service certificate must accompany animal products (with the exception of canned foods).
Products of floras must be accompanied by a plant health (phytosanitary) certificate.
Pharmaceutical products may not be sent to private individuals who are resident in Latvia.
Such products can only be mailed to pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical wholesalers, or to accredited representatives of foreign producers of medicines who have a business presence in that country.
A quality certificate and a shipper's invoice prepared by the product's producer must accompany all mailpieces that contain pharmaceutical products.