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In the near future foreigners will have a possibility to arrange a foreigner eID card

On Monday, 28 June, amendments came into force in the Personal Identification Documents Law, pursuant to which a new type of personal identity card - foreigner eID - will be introduced.

Law on the Register of Natural Persons enters into force

On Monday, 28 June, the Law on the Register of Natural Persons enters into force and the Law on the Population Register that so far determined the operation of the unified system for registration of population will become void.

The procedure for inclusion and updating of information in the Register of Natural Persons is determined

On Tuesday, 22 June, the Cabinet of Ministers (CM) issued the Regulation “Procedure for Inclusion and Updating of Information in the Register of Natural Persons”. The Register of Natural Persons will combine the functionality of the current information system of the Population Register and Civil Register.

Latvia introduces eID card for foreigners

On Thursday, 17 June, the Saeima adopted in the final reading urgent amendments to the Personal Identification Documents Law, which provide for a personal identification, or eID, card for foreigners to be introduced in Latvia.

Issue of the foreigners eID cards will facilitate economic activities of foreigners in Latvia

On Thursday, 27 May, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the draft law "Amendments to the Personal Identification Documents Law", which provides for registration of foreigners in the Register of Natural Persons and issue of the personal identity card of the new type - foreigner’s personal identity card or foreigner’s eID card that will facilitate identification of foreigners in Latvia in the digital environment.