Postal items containing lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries

All types of lithium batteries are classified as Dangerous Goods, therefore special regulations apply to Postal items containing lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries. These restrictions apply to all outgoing international Postal items containing lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries, but do not apply to outbound domestic Postal items.


Items containing lithium batteries can be sent by Latvijas Pasts if:

  • Power of rechargeable batteries does not exceed 100 Wh;
  • Disposable batteries contain less than 2g of lithium metal.

To ensure that all safety requirements are met, the package must be submitted to the Postal operator open. Devices or items containing lithium batteries must be new and in their original packaging. Used or damaged devices containing lithium batteries are not accepted. Devices or items containing lithium batteries cannot be sent in one package together with other items (for example: mobile phones cannot be sent together with sweets or clothes).


  • Strong rigid outer packaging;
  • Secured against movement;
  • Not more than two items per single package.

Please note that it is forbidden to send lithium batteries that are not installed in equipment, as well as spare batteries. Latvijas Pasts also does not accept items with batteries such as: power banks, small vehicles powered by lithium batteries, musical cards, vapes (electronic cigarettes), medium and large drones, power banks a.o.

! Attention!  If there is postal item containing batteries sent without undergoing safety check by Postal operator (package not submitted open), the package will be stopped at X-ray security check as unsafe and returned to the sender.

Post offices processing postal items containing lithium batteries


  • Rīga-3, Krasta iela 46, Rīga, LV-1003
  • Rīga-10, Elizabetes iela 41/43, Rīga, LV-1010
  • Rīga-17, Ieriķu iela 3, Rīga, LV-1084
  • Rīga-20, Maskavas iela 357, Rīga, LV-1063
  • Rīga-22, Brīvības gatve 372, Rīga, LV-1006 
  • Rīga-25, Jaunmoku iela 13, Rīga, LV-1046
  • Rīga-33, Maskavas iela 257, Rīga, LV-1019


  • Ventspils-1, Platā iela 8, Ventspils, LV-3601
  • Liepāja-3, Jaunā ostmala 3/5, Liepāja, LV-3403
  • Tukums-1, Pils iela 20, Tukums, Tukuma nov., LV-3101


  • Madona-1, Sailes iela 21, Madona, Madonas nov., LV-4801
  • Valmiera-1, Rīgas iela 34, Valmiera, Valmieras nov., LV-4201
  • Limbaži-1, Cēsu iela 22, Limbaži, Limbažu nov., LV-4001


  • Rēzekne-1, Atbrīvošanas aleja 81 k-5, Rēzekne, LV-4601
  • Rēzekne-4, Atbrīvošanas aleja 155 k-1, Rēzekne, LV-4604
  • Daugavpils-2, Rīgas iela 9, Daugavpils, LV-5401


  • PC Jelgava, Katoļu iela 2B, Jelgava, LV-3001
  • Jelgava-5, Rīgas iela 48, Jelgava, LV-3004
  • Ogre-1, Brīvības iela 38, Ogre, Ogres nov., LV-5001
Service EUR
Reception and processing of outgoing cross-border postal items containing lithium metal or lithium-ion batteries at Post Office 1,00