Submission of documents for authentication

06.06.2019. 14:58

For authentication, the person presents:

    • the document to be authenticated,
    • a filled-in application formif several documents are submitted,  additional application forms need to be filled in;
    • proof that the state fee has been paid; the fee can be paid on the premises of the Consular Department by means of a bank card (VISA, VISA Electron, Maestro, Master).

Please present your passport/eID when submitting the documents.

See opening times for visitors at the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.


As from July 1, 2019 certification of public documents with Apostille will be carried out by sworn notaries.

Information on service:

Latvian Council of Sworn Notaries

Phone: 67218955

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last date for subumitting documents for certification with Apostille at the Consular Department is 28th June (certified documents can be received after 1st June).