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Latvia visa information

Everything you need to know about obtaining a visa for France.

Updated 31st August 2023
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Please remember that visa rules and regulations constantly change. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you have the right travel documents, including a visa, for your intended course. The FAQs listed below aim to give you guidance on whether you need a visa for Latvia and if you do what type of visa you will need.

  • Additional information for UK nationals can be found here.
  • Many nationals do not need do not need a visa even if they are not EU citizens. Further information can be found here.
How much does a visa cost for Latvia if I need one.

You can find some helpful information regarding Visa costs here.

What types of visas does Latvia issue?

Latvia as a Schengen area Member State issues Schengen visas(short-stay visas) and national visas (long-term visas).

Which are the Member States of the Schengen Agreement?

The Schengen countries are Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

I have a question that is not listed here.

If you have a question that you have been unable to find an answer to on the Wiseward site you can find additional information about visas on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Latvia website, which is a great one-stop shop for the most up-to-date visa information.

  • Visa Information is correct at the time of publishing. Visa rules and regulations constantly change. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you have the right visa for your intended course. The information provided herein by Wiseward aims to help you in making an informed choice.
  • It is extremely important that you apply for the correct visa before you leave home. Different countries have different rules and the purpose of this page is to give you some assistance and guidance.
  • Remember that it is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the correct paperwork. If you are unsure or need further help or advice please contact us and one of our helpful counsellors will be happy to assist.
  • Regardless of which country you are going to be studying in, different visa rules apply depending on your age, nationality and the length of stay you plan to be in the country.