List of documents
for a Schengen visa

ABOUT VISA APPLICATION CENTER

 
Welcome to the website of the Visa Center of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia!‬
 
PONY EXPRESS LLC is an official service provider of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Republic of Belarus.
 

Visa Application Center in Minsk accepts documents for the processing of the Schengen visa and D category long-term type “D” visa to Latvia.

 

Visa Application Center in Vitebsk accepts documents for the processing of the Schengen visa to Latvia, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Austria, as well as a long-term type “D”  visa to Latvia.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the list of purposes for which you can apply for a visa and enter the territory of the Republic of Latvia is temporarily limited.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the list of purposes for which you can apply for a visa and enter the territory of the Republic of Latvia is temporarily limited.

Currently, the Visa Application Center accepts applications for a visa to Latvia only from the following categories of applicants:

1. International road carriers;

2. Sailors;

3. Spouses of citizens and non-citizens of the Republic of Latvia, their children under the age of 21 years and persons under guardianship or dependent;

4. Holders of diplomatic and service passports working in Latvia;

5. Persons traveling to Latvia due to a serious illness or to a funeral of a close relative;

6. Employees and specialists who have confirmation of the need to enter Latvia from Latvian Investment and Development Agency.

7. Full-time students and participants of exchange programs, if the higher education institution or college has issued a written confirmation of the student's matriculation and the organization of full-time study;

8. Sportsmen and representatives of international sports organizations whose purpose of visit to Latvia is related to participation in international events organized by the Latvian Sports Federation or members of the federation;

9. Persons whose purpose of visit is treatment (diagnostics and therapy), if this visit is agreed with the Latvian Health Inspectorate;

10. Certain categories of cultural figures approved by the Ministry of Culture of Latvia, if the visit is related to the need to organize and conduct cultural and social events (in agreement with the Embassy);

11. Persons who have received a positive decision from the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of Latvia to issue or register a permanent residence permit.

Applications for tourism /private visits etc. are temporarily suspended.

When visiting the Visa Application Center, please observe security measures. In the visa center you must wear a mask and gloves, use hand sanitizers, keep a distance of at least 2 meters.

Documents are accepted at the visa center without prior appointment.