To register a child as a citizen of Latvia

13.12.2018. 11:22



Registration of a child as a citizen of Latvia – obtaining the personal identity code.

To register a child as a Citizen of Latvia one parent (citizens of Latvia), must present the following documents at the consular section of the Embassy:

  • Both parents' passports / eID cards;
  • Childs Irish passport (if there is one) or any other passport if child has a citizenship of another country;
  • Childs birth certificate;

After the registration, in approximately 4 to 5 weeks the personal identity code is granted to the child.

After identity code is granted you can apply for either a passport and/or ID card.


In order to apply for new Passport and/or ID card person should schedule appointment with the consular section by phoning on Tel.: 01 478 0156 or electronically here.

To apply for a passport and/or ID card, presence of one parent (Citizen of Latvia) with a passport and presence of a child at the Embassy is required. You should submit 1 good quality passport-size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) photograph of a child. It takes 4 to 5 weeks to process the passport and/or eID card.

If you wish to receive a new passport and/or ID card back by post it will cost extra 10,- euro at the Embassy.

Address of the Embassy: 

23 Fitzwilliam Place

Dublin 2

Opening hours of the Consular section:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am until 13:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00pm until 16:00pm

If any information remained unclear, this is the option to ask your question by filling out the form below