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Documents required for a visa application:

  • a valid travel document;
  • a visa application form filled out and signed;
  • a photo;
  • a copy of a document confirming that the applicant has a health insurance policy;
  • documents verifying the reason for entry and the anticipated place of residence, or documents indicating that a letter of invitation has been approved by the OCMA (the invitation is valid for 6 months from the date of approval);
  • a receipt confirming the fee payment.

According to the Immigration Law, in order to be able to enter and stay in the Republic of Latvia, a foreign national must prove that he/she has sufficient financial means.

The following amounts are required:

  • if the party extending the invitation provides the foreign national being invited with accommodation, the estimate for the required financial means is 14 EUR a day;
  • if the foreign national intends to stay at a tourist accommodation, the estimate for the required financial means takes into account the cost of lodging based on the applicable rates, and is at least 42.70 EUR a day.