Consular Information

13.03.2020. 19:55

Taking into account the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency situation declared by the Latvian authorities from March 13th until April 14th, the Consular Section of the Embassy of Latvia regrets to inform that consular services in the premises are suspended from March 16th until April 14th and the Consular Section will be closed for visitors until further notice.

With regard to the documents which have been requested before March 16th and are ready for collection, please contact the Consular Section on 01 478 0156 (+353 1 478 0156) to agree on the date and time of collection.

For consular assistance in emergency situations please contact the Consular Section on 01 478 0156 (+353 1 478 0156), e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 24/7 emergency phone of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia: +371 26 33 77 11, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia - https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/news/latest-news/65723-changes-in-provision-of-consular-services.

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To book an appointment for the renewal of a passport/eID card or for notarial services please click on the following link here.

All other consular services, such as the issuing of consular certificates, registration of civil status changes in the Register of Population, or the registration of Latvian citizenship are available without a prior appointment during the opening hours of the Consular Section.

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Please note that the payment for consular services can only be done by bank card. The fee can be paid by any person (a holder of the bank card must be present and have their passport or ID with them).

Please note that the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Ireland represents the Latvian Embassy in Dublin in visa related matters as of 1st February 2018.

Recommendations of the State Police of Latvia for foreign tourists on how to avoid unpleasant incidents during their stay in Riga