Documents to be submitted in order to receive a residence permit in the Republic of Latvia in connection with studies at an accredited higher educational establishment:

You shall present a valid travel document admitted in the Republic of Latvia and submit the following documents:

  • a definite sample form for a residence permit request;
  • a photography;
  • a statement on punishability issued by a competent institution of the citizenship or the host country (for a foreigner more than 14 years old), if a foreigner has resided in that country longer than 12 months;
  • a document certifying the necessary subsistence (the required subsistence is 500 euros per month. If family members come with you, the required subsistence is 500 euros per month for an adult and 150 euros per month for a minor.)
  • a document confirming he state duty payment;
  • an agreement on studies in the Republic of Latvia;

Before the submission of the documents your inviter shall approve the call at the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs.

If you are accompanied by your minor child or a child under maintenance you shall submit all the above mentioned documents about him/her (except the marriage approving document), as well as the relationship confirming document and a permission of the other parent to reside in the Republic of Latvia notarially approved or signed in the presence of an officer of the administrative body or representation.