How to export from Lithuania?

Complete procedures to export goods from Lithuania



How to export from Lithuania? What are the export registration procedures, export customs process, export cargo movement methods in Lithuania? Explain the export methodology in Lithuania.


Information given here explains about step by step procedures that need to be finished with Lithuania government authority for exportation from Lithuania.


Any legal entity who has registered with Tax Authority of Lithuania can start appropriate business and engage with international trade by fulfilling necessary requirements by the Government of Lithuania. For commercial purpose, a registered trade with concerned license (if required) as per the business and have enlisted in the Trade and Company Register of the country is must for exporting and importing of goods from and into Lithuania.

Lithuania is a member state of European Union. So the member states have certain mutual agreements and similarity regards trade. For any import, export or transit in EU countries, an EORI number is compulsory. EORI means Economic Operator Registration and Identification.  The European Union (EU) legislation has required all member states to adopt the Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) scheme. All importers, exporters and other transporters need to use a unique EORI reference number in all electronic communications with Customs and other government agencies involved in the international trade. This means that anyone involved with export, transit or import operations need to have EORI number. Since   Lithuania falls  under  EU countries,  a common  trade policy is adopted  to import/export  most  of  the products .   A separate rules and regulations are applied to specific products when importing and exporting in the European Union called Integrated Tariff of the European Communities (TARIC code).  

The Lithuanian Customs under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania oversees the customs related operations in Lithuania. They are in mission of making legitimate, safe, fair and smooth international trade in Lithuania.

The Single Window Information System provides the electronic service for economic operators carrying out import, export and transit formalities to submit Customs declarations and related documents and information, and to receive all relevant information at a single point of entry.

An export declaration must be lodged when goods are exported to regions outside the fiscal region of the EU. Export declaration is lodged electronically either as a message declaration or using the Export Declaration Service. It can submit on SAD (Single Administrative Document) form.


All export documentation must be completed correctly to avoid any missed shipments, port demurrage charges or fines to the business. The documents may have to be prepared in a special way to comply with the requirements of the import or export country. Understanding the right documents is essential for smooth import and export procedures.


Generally in all countries there are three stages of process for export.    One time registration procedure to obtain export licence, documentation needed for exportation and Export customs clearance formalities.   Detailed information on these three stages of exports has been mentioned separately in this website.  You may click below those information links to know more about step by step procedures on how to export:


Export Registration and Licence procedures

Export Customs procedures

Export documents required


This post explains about different phases in export process that every exporter needs to go through for completing export from Lithuania.



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soheil: Hope you are find and doing well. We need your help to get information about import / export license to move the goods to / from Lithuania. What is the requirement and can I do it on line remotely as I am not in country currently.

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