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Latvia is a country in Northern Europe that is bordered by the Baltic Sea. Most tourists that visit the country go to Riga, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since Latvia has half of its surface area covered in forests, you can explore multiple trails and natural parks. The scenery is gorgeous, and you will have a great experience. At the same time, Latvia is the home of the widest European waterfall. It is called Kuldiga and it is a beautiful natural treasure that you should not miss. At the same time, tourists seem to love Cesis. It is a town that has medieval ruins. You should find it interesting to visit.
But before you travel to Latvia, you should see if you need a visa to enter the country. What you should know is that Latvia is a Schengen country, so if you require a visa, you need to apply for a Schengen visa. You may not need a visa if you are in one of two situations: if you are from a European Union country or an EEA (European Economic Area), in which case you have freedom of movement in the Schengen Area. The second case is if you come from a country that according to the Schengen visa policy is in the visa waiver program, in which case you can go to the Schengen Area without a visa and stay there for up to 90 days unless otherwise noted.
If you want to know which rule applies to your particular situation, you can either take a look at the visa policy of the Schengen Area, or you could use iVisa’s Visa Checker. It is a smart tool that gives you that information in just a second. All you have to do is select your country of origin and Latvia in the two drag-down menus. The result will let you know if you do not need a visa, and if you do, it gives you a list of embassies that you can go to and apply for a Schengen visa. Schengen visas cannot be obtained online, which is why iVisa cannot help you with the application process. We wish, however, to be as helpful as possible, which is why our support service is available day and night and is entirely free of charge.
In case you find out that you do need to apply for a Schengen visa to go to Latvia, you must go to the nearest embassy. However, the visa policy has some rules about which embassy to visit. If you plan to go only to Latvia, then you need to visit the nearest Latvian embassy. On the other hand, if you plan to visit multiple Schengen countries, like many people do, you must go to the embassy of the country that is your main destination. If you cannot tell which your main destination is, the embassy you need to go to is the one of the country that you enter first.
While we cannot assist you in getting your Schengen visa, the information above should be helpful by pointing you in the right direction.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Select the country to which you are requesting the visa
- Select the type of visa and read the instructions carefully.
- Select Apply Now
- Fill in the application form
- Pay using a Visa Card, Mastercard or other debit card.
- Await approval via email, then download and print the e-Visa from your account.
- Present your printed e-Visa to the immigration officer at the port of entry.
We know that our applicants can come across unexpected changes in their travel plans that may prevent them from traveling and therefore getting their visa. This is why we understand you may want to request a cancellation of your visa application and a credit for the amount paid. However, we will only approve the refund/credit if it follows our Refund policy guideline:
- If your application has not been reviewed by our team, nor submitted to the government for approval, then you will receive a credit for the full amount of the iVisa processing fee and government fee(visa cost).
- If your application has been reviewed by our team but has not yet been submitted to the government for approval, you will receive a credit for the full amount of the government fee (visa cost).
- If your application has been submitted to the government for approval or a visa is already issued, unfortunately, no credit is available.
Our policy also applies to these circumstances:
- If we make a mistake on your application, a 100% refund of the iVisa processing fee will be issued and we will process your visa again at no cost.
- If you purchase rush or super rush processing additional fee and we do not deliver the travel document within the agreed timeframe, you will receive a credit for the iVisa rush or super rush processing fee.
- If you miss your trip because iVisa does not deliver the travel document within the agreed timeframe, you will receive a full cash refund for the government fee and iVisa processing fee.
- The exception to the clause above is if the government is the cause of the delay or your arrival date was sooner than our super rush processing time. In such case, you will receive a credit for the iVisa processing fee.
If for any reason, you are not satisfied with our services, please feel free to contact us. Under reasonable circumstances, we will grant a credit of the iVisa processing fee to be used for a future order.
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