WEEE of Latvia

WEEE management in Latvia

Legal framework for the WEEE management system is the Directive 2002/96/EC on waste electric and electronic equipment, Waste management law, which transposes the Directive into local legislation, Natural resources tax law,  as well as several Cabinet Regulations giving more detail provisions.

EEE Registration: Latvian Electrical Engineering and Electronics Industry Association (LETERA) authorized by the government  http://www.eletroregistrs.lv/

Obliged persons are producers and importers of EEE. Accordingly to the Natural Resources Tax (NRT) Law a EEE producer/importer  has two possibilities to choose between:

  • To pay natural resources tax with a very high rates  or 
  • to sign contract with producer’s responsibility organization on  WEEE  managementand receive 100% exemption from NRT.

Cooperation with Latvijas Zalais punkts provides the possibility to receive an 100% exemption form NRT for EEE. The possibility to receive the tax exemption may also be offered to the potential foreign licensees who has a tax payer registration number in Latvia.

If you have any questions, please contact us +371 67 039 810 or send us an email to info@zalais.lv.