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Residence permit in Latvia

It is a official document providing for a foreigner rights to reside for definite time in the Republic of Latvia.

Cases a residence permit is necessary in Latvia

A residence permit is necessary if you are willing to reside in the Republic of Latvia (not only Latvia, but Europe too) for a period of time exceeding 90 days within half a year counting from the first day of entrance. See Benefits of residence permit in Latvia.

Documents

Documents to be submitted to receive a residence permit in Latvia.

If person is a citizen of a state stipulated in the list of countries whose citizens can eneter in Latvia without a visa (see non-visa entry in Latvia by country) , in order to receive a residence permit person shall submit the following documents to receive residence permit in Latvia

The documents varies depending of the aim of residence.

Cases & necessary documents

Family unification

*)Up to the third step relative vertically or the third step relative horizontally or a brother/sister-in-law up to the third step to a citizen or a non-citizen of Latvia or to a foreigner holding a permanent residence permit. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for third step relatives

*)A spouse of a citizen of Latvia, a non-citizen of Latvia or a foreigner holding a permanent residence permit. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for spouse

*)A minor child of a citizen of Latvia, a non-citizen of Latvia or a foreigner holding a permanent residence permit. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for minor child

If the aim for residence permit is illegal or it does not reflect the factual reason, the residence permit might not be issued. Read more about reasons when residence permit is not issued

Business cases

*)an individual merchant (businessman) or a sole founder of a commercial company registered in the Commercial Register. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for individual merchant

*)a person registered in the Commercial Register as a member of a partnership with rights to represent a partnership, member of the Board or the Council, managing clerk, executive, liquidator or a person authorised to represent a corporate entity (a foreign corporate entity) in activities related to the branch office. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for representative of merchant

*)self-employed person. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for self-employed person

*)investment in equity capital of a capital company. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for investor

*)real property owner. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for real property owner

*)financial investments in Latvian credit institutions. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for person who has made financial investments in a credit institution

*)a representative of a foreign corporate entity. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for representative of foreign corporate entity

Work and studies

*)a labour agreement or an enterprise agreement.Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with labour or enterprise agreement

*)implementation of an international treaty or a project where the Republic of Latvia is a partner or providing assistance to public or municipal institutions of the Republic of Latvia. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with implementation of international treaty

*)cooperation in scientific work. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with scientific cooperation

*)studies at an accredited higher educational establishment or participation in a studies programme. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with studies

*)learning at an accredited educational establishment or participation in a programme. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with learning at accredited educational establishment

*)learning or studies at an accredited educational establishment or participation in a programme on the basis of an exchange agreement. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for exchange students

*)an pupil or a student of an educational establishment in connection with studies practice or training at an accredited educational establishment of the Republic of Latvia or a corporate body registered in the Commercial Register. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for student of an educational establishment

Other cases

*)treatment. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with treatment.

*)religious activities. Residence permit in Latvia document submission in connection with religious activities.

*)acquired programme of secondary education curriculum by studying in the state language. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for person who has mastered the state language.

*)person has been a citizen or a non-citizen of the Republic of Latvia prior to acquiring the citizenship of another country. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for former Latvian citizen/non-citizen.

*)if person is a pensioner of a visa-free country. Residence permit in Latvia document submission for visa-free country pensioner

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