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COVID-19 Notification

Visa Service

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.

Further information on making an application is available on the website of Immigration Service Delivery and on our Visa Page.  

 

Travel to Ireland

Travellers to Ireland are currently not required to show proof of vaccination, proof of recovery or a negative PCR test result upon arrival.

There are no post-arrival testing or quarantine requirements for travellers to Ireland.

Any individual that develops COVID-19 symptoms while in Ireland should follow the HSE guidance in relation to isolation and undertaking antigen or PCR testing as appropriate.

Travel carriers will not ask to check a PLF receipt prior to travel to Ireland.

Please check gov.ie - Government advice on international travel (www.gov.ie) for more details and any updates before you travel. 

 

Passports

All passport applicants are required to apply or renew online.

 

Emergencies

Emergency consular assistance for Irish citizens will continue to be provided and any callers should clearly state their name, phone number and issue.

 

Travel Advice

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.

 

Registration

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

 

Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

Contact Embassy of Ireland, Latvia

Address & Opening Hours

Embassy of Ireland

Ambasáid na hÉireann
Embassy of Ireland
Īrijas vēstniecība
Alberta Street 13
Riga, LV-1010
Latvia

Tel: +371 6703 9370

Fax number +371 66116110

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