International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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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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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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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
257.64
Decreased by52.95
at 9/19/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.10%
Increased by-0.30%
at 8/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
47.69%
Increased by0.82%
at 9/19/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
890,249
Increased by15,190
at 9/19/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.32
Increased by-0.03
at 9/14/2021

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
9/19/2021

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

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Public transportation is operating at 65% capacity.

Restaurants

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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

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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

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Closed
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Nightclubs have been closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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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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