If you wish to submit a visa application to the Embassy it is necessary to make an appointment first by contacting us on + 371 6703 9370. The Embassy will no longer be accepting applications submitted by courier.
Please note that the Embassy can only process complete applications. The onus is on the applicant to ensure their application is complete, with all required supporting documents as listed under the relevant visa category on the website of Immigration Service Delivery. Any missing documentation may result in longer processing times and/or refusal of the application. The Embassy does not offer an expediting service for visas.
Travel to Ireland
Please check gov.ie - Government advice on international travel (www.gov.ie) for more details and any updates before you travel.
All passport applicants are required to apply or renew online.
Emergency consular assistance for Irish citizens will continue to be provided and any callers should clearly state their name, phone number and issue.
As of 1 April 2022 there will be a significant easing of epidemiological restrictions in Latvia, however some restrictions will remain in place. If you intend to travel to Latvia you are advised to inform yourself fully of the current restrictions and follow the guidance of national and local authorities - full details can be found here.
As of 1 April 2022 it will no longer be necessary to present a Covid 19 digital certificate or a negative test result before entering Latvia.
In addition, travellers are no longer required to complete an electronic form on the Covidpass.lv website before entering Latvia.
In addition, you can register your contact details on Citizens’ Registration, which allows us to contact you and provide assistance in the event of an unforeseen crisis or family emergency while you are overseas: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/citizens-registration
The Embassy Riga Team