Work permit, Visa, Schengen visa

If foreigner’s employment is related with short term or occasional residence in the Republic of Latvia, which does not exceed 90 days within half a year, the foreigner is obliged to receive a visa or temporary residence permit and work permit.

Work permit

The Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) issues work permit (without affirmation employer’s invitation in the State Employment Agency) accordingly to visa’s validity term (for requiring visa it is necessary to receive invitation approved by OCMA) for such persons:

  • an employee who works in a company;
  • a company's board member or corporation’s officer, whose representation rights are registered in the Commercial register;
  • a student of accredited educational institution or student who has arrived in Latvia for field practice or to do fieldwork in the accredited educational institution or in the enterprise which is register in the Commercial register, if field practice or fieldwork is related with legal working terms;
  • a consultant (expert), who gives an assistance to governmental or local authority or helps to implement international agreement or project in which Latvia is a member.

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    Schengen visa

    A Schengen visa is a short-stay visa that allows a person to travel to any members of the Schengen Area, per stays up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes.

    The Schengen visa is the most common visa for Europe. It enables its holder to enter, freely travel within, and leave the Schengen zone from any of the Schengen member countries. There are no border controls within the Schengen Zone.

    You need to apply for a Schengen Visa if you intend to visit one or more European countries of this area for the following reasons:

  • Business purposes.
  • Visiting friends and family.
  • Tourism and holidays.
  • Cultural and sport events.
  • Official visit.
  • Medical reasons.
  • Short-term study and research purposes.
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