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Statistika: Naturalizācija

THE PROCESS OF ACQUISITION OF THE CITIZENSHIP OF LATVIA (as on July 31, 2018)

Naturalization process began in Latvia on February 1, 1995. 

  • Since the beginning of naturalization process 146 286 naturalization applications have been received requesting 159 662 persons to be naturalized.
  • 145 941 persons including 14 533 underage children have been granted the citizenship of Latvia by the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers.
   The number of received naturalization applications  The number of persons having acquired Latvian citizenship 
through naturalization 
  2013
2014
2015 2016 2017 2018 2013
2014
2015 2016 2017 2018
 January 193 104 97 92 100 103  0 0 0 0 63 
 February 217 128  105  88 103  114 183 103 0  102 98 
 March 222 129 119   93 96   103 269 0 59   93  62  90
 April 169 130 112  82  59  86 135 103  0  142  75  86
 May 120 97  85  91  99  93   0  145  138  76  78
 June 117 71 87   76 74  90  173 169 61   0 88   106
 July  172 73  94 69  89   92 119  43  239  90  0 88 
 August 149  89 114  82  98    157  0  0  64  187  
 September  190  75 132  60  103    243 183  72   107  0  
 October 139 101   105 88  111   0  106  0  64  
 November 125 87 125   99  81   193  161  95  64  114  
 December 126 63  82 81   72   260  177 194  187  151  
TOTAL  1 939 1147 1 175 1001 1085  681 1 732
939 777 987 915  511


Detailed statistics regarding naturalization :

- Statistics on naturalization

- Information on naturalization process 

- Information on the number of applications for naturalization and citizenship admission

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