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Updated : 10/01/2013

Car registration documents and formalities – Latvia

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How often must vehicles undergo roadworthiness tests in Latvia?

Once a year.

Must a roadworthiness test be conducted each time a vehicle changes owners?


Do the Latvian authorities require a roadworthiness test when a new resident from another EU/EFTA country registers their car?

Yes, vehicles must be submitted for a roadworthiness test within 5 days of being registered in Latvia.

What does a roadworthiness test in Latvia typically consist of?

Roadworthiness test are conducted in accordance with EU legislation.

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