As from July 1, 2014 the road user charge (vignette) has been introduced in Latvia for goods vehicles. The charge is paid for the use of the main state and sections of regional roads (except for crossing them, including on roundabouts) by goods vehicles with permissible total weight over 3000 kilograms and by goods vehicles and combinations thereof with permissible total weight over 3500 kilograms.
The vignette is electronical and it is possible to purchase it online by a credit card or at certain petrol stations in cash. Carriers are able to purchase daily, weekly, monthly and annual vignettes taking into consideration ecological standards of the vehicle, total number of axles of the vehicle and maximum total permissible laden weight of it. More detailed information is available at the website www.lvvignette.eu.