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
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
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