An application for a new Latvian passport will require completion of an application and payment of fees. For further details and other travel related information, contact the consular section of the Latvian embassy or the Latvian consulate nearest to you.
Required supporting documents might include and are not limited to any of the following:
Passports Required, but notT by the following:
Passports must be valid for 3 months from date of intended stay
Entry Requirements : For US citizens only.
A passport valid for at least six months is required. No visa is required for travelers remaining up to 90 days in a half-calendar year (from January to June and from July to December). Travelers remaining in Latvia for more than 90 days, including 180 day periods that cross over two half-calendar years, must apply for temporary residence. Travelers who plan to remain in Latvia for more than 90 days must apply in-country for temporary residence.
Any traveler to Russia, even in transit, is advised to obtain a Russian visa prior to entry into Latvia. The process of obtaining a visa at the Russian Embassy in Riga can be lengthy, and involve surrender of the passport for an undetermined period of time.
Foreign embassies in Latvia
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