Consular information

16.04.2021. 12:34

Information for travellers to Latvia on the provisions for preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Starting from January 25, 2021 entering Latvia will be possible only upon presenting a negative result of a molecular PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test (done with nasal and throat swabs) done no earlier than 72 hours before boarding a carrier’s vehicle or before crossing the Latvian border individually. When entering Latvia by a private car, a mark of a negative test result must be filled-in the questionnaire. More detailed information is available here.

The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Russian Federation provides consular services by prior appointment only (via the electronic appointment system). You can sign up for an appointment here.

Applications for Schengen visa can be submitted directly at the Visa Application Center in Moscow (Nizhny Susalny side-street 5, building 19; metro station Kurskaya, circle line) on working days from 09.00 – 17.00. Documents can only be submitted by prior appointment (8-800-250-49-36).

Visa applicants have to appear in person when lodging an application for a short-stay Schengen visa in order to provide their biometric data (fingerprints). Fingerprint scans are not required for children under the age of 12. Applicants are required to provide new fingerprints once every five years. 


Address: 3 Chapligina Str., 115127 Moscow, Russian Federation (map)

Telephone:  +7 495 232 97 43 10:00-12:00 (Moscow Time)

Fax: +7 495 232 97 40

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Working hours: 

9:00-12:00 Reception for Latvian nationals (passports, ID cards, certificates and other consular services) by prior appointment 

9:00-12:00 Submission of visa and residence permit applications by prior appointment

The Consular section of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Russian Federation accepts payments for consular services only by means of non-cash payment. Visitors can pay with payment cards: VISA; VISA Electron; VPAY; MasterCard and Maestro. Payments with devices (phone, wristband, etc.) are not accepted. 

Consular Section's Chancery in Kaliningrad of the Embassy of Latvia to Russia


F.Engelsa street 52a, 236010, Kaliningrad, Russian Federation


+7 401 2 56 55 01 


+7 401 2 56 55 02


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