New Requirements for all International Travelers visiting Latvia

08 January 2021

If you are planning to travel to Latvia from abroad, take a note that beginning 15 January, all international arrivals, either by a passenger carrier or private transport, in addition to a filled in form, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours, or three days, prior to arriving in Latvia.

All travellers, including citizens and permanent residents of Latvia, who have arrived from or were crossing in transit countries, in which are a high number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, must self-isolate for a 10-day period upon arrival in Latvia. Particular groups of persons (for example, health and social workers, teachers) who intend to work in Latvia, have to self-isolate for 14-day period. 

As of 12 October, all persons who intend to enter Latvia must fill in an electronic confirmation form on the website. Electronic confirmation must be completed not earlier than 48 hours before crossing the Latvian border. 

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