If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss citizen, you can study freely in Latvia as long as you register your stay at the Office of Migration and Foreign Affairs and you do not need VISA to study in Latvia!
If you are a citizen of an EU member state the only thing you need to enter Latvia is a valid travel document or a document confirming identity and citizenship (national ID card).
Visa Requirements for Non-EU/EEA/Swiss Citizens
If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizen, you must get a Student Visa at your nearest Latvian Embassy or Consulate. Keep in mind that students are required to start their Visa Process shortly after they receive theInvitation Letter from the Latvian University of their choice. International students willing to obtain higher education degrees in Latvia need to prepare the following documents:
Filled Latvian Visa Application Form;
Two passport-sized photos;
Proof of sufficient financial resources
Travel Medical Insurance;
Proof of accommodation;
Original Invitation Letter
After Student Visa is received students have to send us a scanned copy of the Visaso we could prepare all the documents for students arrival. Our representative will meet students at the airport. Please keep in mind to provide us with your flight information in order tonot be reported back to your home country. Do not cross the border control without the representative!
Remember that the visa process might vary from country to country. It is advisable to check with the Embassy directly about the visa process in your home state. Stay in touch with our representativesonline 24/7. In case we have our local company staff in the country of your citizenship, they will be glad to help you with the visa process.