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Entry visa requirements

Yes – for employment or involvement in any paid activity.

Source - Information provided by Embassy

Working fewer than 90 days?

Employment rights are granted with the decision to issue a visa.

Working for more than 90 days?

Residence permit with right to employment required.

Employed and self-employed options.

Additional requirements

Residence permit:

  • Criminal record certificate
  • Proof of means of subsistence (currently equivalent to €2286 per month)
  • Can be applied for either via the Embassy or directly in Latvia (there is a forwarding fee if applying at the Embassy)


€80 for C visa

€20 for granting additional right to employment

€100 for residence permit (within 30 days).

€200 (within 10 working days)

€400 (within 5 working days)


Contact details

Latvian Embassy Website

Consular Section:
The Grove House
248A Marylebone Road
London NW1 6JF

[email protected]

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The information provided in this guide is for your reference only and does not constitute legal or immigration advice. The ISM recommends that if you have any doubts about your eligibility to enter any country, you contact a suitably qualified migration expert for each individual country in good time prior to intended arrival.