Latvia: Digital Nomad Visa Launched

April 15, 2022 Jessie Butchley

Key Points  

  • Digital nomad visa launched in Latvia as of 1 Feb. 2022  


On 1 Feb. 2022, the government of Latvia announced that third-country foreign nationals will be permitted to request a temporary visa for the purposes of remote work. Eligible applicants must be able to provide proof of having worked with the employer registered abroad for a period of at least six months and make a minimum average salary of EUR 2857.50 per month. The visa will initially be granted for a period of one year, with the possibility to renew for an additional year.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Latvia has launched a new digital remote work visa that will allow eligible third-country foreign nationals to live and work remotely in the country for an initial period of one year. The employing company must be registered abroad in order for the applicant to qualify.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Latvia’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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This article was published on 15 April 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

About the Author

Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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