Latvijas Republikas Iekšlietu Ministrijas
Pilsonības un Migrācijas Lietu Pārvalde
homeHome sitemapSitemap Text version

DECLARATION OF RESIDENCE PLACE

 
In accordance with the provisions of Declaration of Place of Residence Law, the following persons have a duty to declare a place of residence:
  1. a Latvian citizen;
  2. non-citizen;
  3. a citizen of the Member State of the European Union, European Economic Area State and Swiss Confederation and his or her family members who has received a registration certificate or permanent residence certificate issued in the Republic of Latvia;
  4. a foreigner who has received a residence permit issued in the Republic of Latvia;
  5. a stateless person who has received a residence permit issued in the Republic of Latvia.
 
A person may declare the place of residence:
  1. in the local institution, where the new place of residence of the person is located;
  2. electronically on the portal www.latvija.lv, by using the e-service “Submission of the declaration of the place of residence”, the service is available, when authorising through online banking authentication means (Swedbank, SEB banka, Citadele banka, Norvik bankaMeridian Trade Bank, LuminorPrivatBank , Rietumu banka), personal identity card (eID) or safe electronic signature smart card (the relevant card and smart card reading device shall be required);
  3. In the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs - a citizen of the Member State of the European Union, the European Economic Area and Swiss Confederation and his or her family members, who have received a certificate of registration or permanent residence certificate issued in the Republic of Latvia, a foreigner, who has received a residence permit issued in the Republic of Latvia, a stateless person, who has received a residence permit issued in the Republic of Latvia, as well as a person in relation to whom the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs has adopted a decision regarding determination of the legal status or issue of the residence permit, certificate of registration or permanent residence certificate.
When declaring the place of residence with the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs or the relevant local declaration institution, a person shall pay the State fee in the amount of 4.27 euro, if the person is not exempted from payment of the State fee. If a person declared the place of residence electronically on the portal www.latvija.lv, the State fee for declaration of the place of residence shall not be paid.
 
In accordance with the provisions of the Declaration of the Place of Residence Law, in case of change of the place of residence the person shall have a duty within one month, since the person habitually lives at the new place of residence, to declare it in the institution of declaration of the place of residence.
 
When declaring the place of residence, a person:
  1. shall present a personal identity document - a passport, personal identity card (for the legal or authorised representative of a person in addition to the personal identity document - a document, confirming the right to operate on behalf of another person; a lawful representative shall not present a document confirming representation, if the relevant information is included in the Population Register);
  2. shall submit a form for declaration of the place of  residence. If a person has submitted an application for requesting a residence permit, certificate of registration or a permanent residence certificate or determination of the legal status thereof and the information specified in this application contains the information necessary for declaration, it shall be considered as the declaration of the place of residence;
  3. shall pay the State fee in the amount of 4.27 euro, if the person is not exempted from payment of the State fee.
 
In accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Violations Code, for failure to declare the place of residence  a warning shall be made to the person (Section 186, Paragraph two) or a fine shall be impose up to 350 euro, for knowingly giving untrue information to the institutions of declaration of the place of residence , when declaring the place of residence (Section 19010), a fine shall be imposed to the person from 70 to 500 euro, while for failure to notify the information to be included in the Population Register in a timely manner to the territorial units of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, a fine shall be imposed to the person from 15 to 35 euro (Section 190³).

    Working hours

    OCMA divisions

    Monday 09:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30
    Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
    Friday 09:00 - 16:00

    Contact us

    Info phone
    +371 67209400

    Phones for the previous recording here

    Visit us

    facilities