The residence permit – a document that allows a foreign citizen the right to reside in the Republic of Latvia for a certain period of time (temporary residence permit, for a period of 5 years, with the right to an extension) or permanently (permanent residence permit).
The residence permit allows free entry and exit from the country, the right to work, to study in the country to use health and public services, issue invitation letters for visa to others freely throughout the Schengen countries.
• residence permit is required if you want to stay in Latvia for more than 90 days within six months, counting from the day of entry;
• New legislation allows the owner of a residence permit to stay in Latvia only a few days a year, which can be very beneficial for those who would prefer to spend less time on the territory of the Republic of Latvia and spend more time traveling to other Schengen countries within the European Union;
• the right to request a residence permit are: the spouse and minor children.
Law office “BMK Proficio” conducts professional consultations, and provide legal assistance related to the process of obtaining a residence permit in Latvia. For more information please contact our specialists.