International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Latvia From Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Vaccinated travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter Latvia.

Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Vaccinated travelers are required to have a vaccination certificate issued in the EU Member States and EEA countries, the Swiss Confederation, or the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, or Canada.

Travelers arriving from countries that are not the EU Member States and EEA countries, the Swiss Confederation, and the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, or Canada, must have a vaccination certificate in English or in the language of the exit State. These documents may be presented in paper or electronic form.

Start Date
9/17/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete an electronic confirmation form a maximum of 48 hours before entering Latvia. Travelers will receive a QR code that must be submitted to the border guard official.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are required to have a vaccination certificate issued in the EU Member States and EEA countries, the Swiss Confederation, or the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, or Canada.

Travelers arriving from countries that are not the EU Member States and EEA countries, the Swiss Confederation, and the United Kingdom, United States, Australia, Israel, New Zealand, or Canada must have a vaccination certificate in English or in the language of the exit State. These documents may be presented in paper or electronic form.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers from selected countries must have a negative PCR (nasal and throat swab) COVID-19 test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Latvia. Alternatively, COVID-19 antigen tests taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure are also accepted.

Travelers have the option to present proof via EU Digital Certificate.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers in transit for less than 24 hours;
  • Travelers under the age of 12.

Please check the source for a full list of exemptions.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries do not need to quarantine on arrival.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 13 years and older must wear masks in public places where physical distancing is not possible. Travelers aged 7 years and older must wear masks in public transport.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Latvia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
262.62
Decreased by26.71
at 9/22/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.10%
Increased by-0.30%
at 8/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
47.91%
Increased by0.96%
at 9/22/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
894,490
Increased by18,003
at 9/22/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.28
Increased by-0.03
at 9/20/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Across Latvia, public events are banned and private events are permitted for a maximum of 20 people indoors and 50 people outdoors. This does not apply to gatherings where everyone is either vaccinated, tested, or previously recovered from COVID-19. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip. Details about the COVID-19 response can be found at https://covid19.gov.lv/en...
Last Checked
9/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and on public transportation. In public or private events where all attendees are vaccinated, recovered or have proof of testing, masks are not required.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Operating
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Public transportation is operating at 65% capacity.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open until midnight for outdoor dining with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people from 2 households per table to allow for social distancing. Restaurants may open for indoor service and tables can have up to 10 people excluding minors (but not more than 20) if all members are either vaccinated, tested, or previously recovered.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open until midnight for outdoor dining with seating limited to a maximum of 4 people from 2 households per table to allow for social distancing. Restaurants may open for indoor service and tables can have up to 10 people excluding minors (but not more than 20) if all members are either vaccinated, tested, or previously recovered.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs have been closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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