Latvia: Measures Introduced to Reduce Identity Card Processing Times

Key Points 

  • New measures introduced by the government of Latvia to reduce the processing time for new passports and identity cards  

Overview  

The government of Latvia announced that it will extend the working hours of its immigration offices in an effort to reduce the issuance times of passports and identity cards. The adjusted hours can be seen here. Beginning 16 May 2022, the government will also allow applicants applying for a new passport or identity cards to schedule an in-person appointment.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Latvia will make more in-person appointments available and extend the working hours of its immigration offices to reduce processing times for certain immigration documents.  

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 10 May 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.

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Jessie is Envoy's Global Immigration Writer.

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