Today we would like to explain, what documents should be submitted if you wish to receive a residence permit due to family union.
Regardless of the fact whether you are a spouse of a citizen of Latvia, non-citizen of Latvia or a foreigner, who has received a permanent residence permit, you should present a valid travel document recognized in the Republic of Latvia and submit the following documents:
- questionnaire of a certain specimen for requesting of a residence permit;
- a photograph;
- a document, confirming the necessary minimum means of support;
- payment document, confirming payment of the State fee;
- copies of documents confirming kinship (documents issued abroad should be legalized in accordance with the certain procedure;
- a statement about existence/non-existence of criminal records.
Before submission of documents you inviter has to get approval of a call with the Office. The call is a document approved by the Office, where the inviter assumes the liabilities determined in the Immigration Law in relation to a foreigner that he or she has invited to stay in Latvia on the basis of a residence permit. It may be prepared by both, natural persons as well as legal persons. More detailed information about approval of the call is available HERE.
If a minor person or a child being under your custody travels together with you, he or she has to submit all the above-mentioned documents (except the document confirming the marriage), as well as a document confirming kinship and a notarially certified or signed in the presence of the official of the Office or the representative office permit of the other parent to stay in the Republic of Latvia.
If a minor child of a citizen of Latvia, non-citizen of Latvia or a foreigner, who has received a permanent residence permit, would like to request a residence permit, more detailed information is available HERE.
In turn, if the child is born in Latvia, documents for requesting of a residence permit should be submitted within a time period of 90 days.
Information about the minor child is included in the Population Register as a citizen of another country, allocating the personal identity number after receipt of the document confirming the right of stay.
In case of any questions and uncertainties, you may obtain information by writing to the e-mail: email@example.com.