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Statistika: Naturalizācija

THE PROCESS OF ACQUISITION OF THE CITIZENSHIP OF LATVIA (as on January 31, 2020)

Naturalization process began in Latvia on February 1, 1995. 

  • Since the beginning of naturalization process 147 918 naturalization applications have been received requesting 161 332 persons to be naturalized.
  • 147 259 persons including 14 588 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 
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
 January 97 92 100 103  94 109 0 0 0 63  0 91
 February  105  88 103  114 100   0  102 98  68  
 March 119   93 96   103 107   59   93  62  90 84  
 April 112  82  59  86 75    0  142  75  86 89  
 May  85  91  99  93  75     145  138  76  78  112  
 June 87   76 74  90  82    61   0 88   106  49  
 July  94 69  89   92  100    239  90  0 88   70  
 August 114  82  98   76  79    0  64  187 74   58  
 September 132  60  103   78  87   72   107  0  60 60   
 October  105 88  111  124 112     106  0  64  61  149  
 November 125   99  81 107   84    95  64  114  78  0  
 December  82 81   72  71 72    194  187  151  146  69  
TOTAL  1175 1001 1085  1137
1067 109 777 987 915  930 808 91


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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