1. The functions of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs are regulated by several legal acts of the Republic of Latvia.
2. In its activities the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs also takes into consideration different international legal acts and regu.
Convention on human rights and basic freedoms protection (in English), as well as separate its protocols:
Convention of July 28, 1951 on the Status of a Refugee (in English), as well as its 1st protocol (in English).