Latvia


Service locations

The Australian Consulate in Riga has no visa function.  The Department's office in Berlin, Germany, manages visa and citizenship services for clients in Latvia.  

More information about visa and lodgement is available.

Australian Embassy

Berlin

Berlin
Summary

This office provides visa and immigration services for clients in Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Faeroe Islands, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City.  Albanian citizens residing in Greece may also lodge their applications in Belgrade.

Street address
Australian Embassy
Wallstrasse 76 - 79
10179 Berlin
Postal address
As above
Telephone
See: Europe Service Centre
Fax
49 302248 9293
Electronic contact
See: Australian Immigration Enquiry form for Europe
Website
http://www.germany.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

Payment information

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Credit Card​

Payments using credit card may be processed in Australian dollars (AUD). We accept MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, Diners and JCB.

When paying by a credit card you may incur a credit card surcharge, banking and currency conversion fees and you will need to accept the risk associated with any currency fluctuations.​​​​​

Prior to lodging your application, you may need to notify your bank of an upcoming foreign credit card transaction. Failure to do so may result in your transaction being declined. Without payment your application is invalid.

Credit card transactions processed in Australian dollars (AUD) are processed in Australia.​​​​​ A credit card surcharge may apply to transactions made using your credit card.

For credit card payments use the Credit Card Authorisation Form available on the Australian Embassy, Berlin website.​​​​

Bank cheque

Bank cheque will be accepted  in EUR only, please make out to the Australian Embassy Berlin.​

​Making payment in Australia

Fees may be paid​ at any of our offi​ces in Australia. Once the fee has been paid, you will need to provide a copy of the receipt with your application.​​​

Citizenship

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Applications for Citizenship by Descent are processed at the Australian High Commission in London.

Applications for Australian citizenship general eligibility and other situations, and applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be lodged at the Canberra Visa and Citizenship office in the Australian Capital Territory.

Panel physician

Riga

Dr Caunes Privatprakse
Summary
​Medical​ and Radiology examinations
Street address

Elizabetes Street 2​​​
LV 1010 Riga​​​

Telephone

+371 673 21 980
+371 291 39 115

Fax

+371 732 19 81

Additional information

Doctor(s):
Dr Livija Caune-Kazocina

Police check

Latvia

Latvia
Street address

Ministry of Interior Information Centre
Bruninieku Street 72b
LV 1009 Riga
LATVIA

Counter hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.00am-11.00am and 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm

Telephone

+371 67208218

Fax

+371 67208218

Electronic contact

kanceleja@ic.iem.gov.lv

Website
http://www.ic.iem.gov.lv/en/node/367
Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Certificate of (non) Conviction’.
Resident citizens: Apply in person, by post or fax to the address above.
Non-residents (citizen and non-citizen): Apply to the address above or apply to your nearest Latvian embassy or consulate. Applications may be lodged by an individual on your behalf. For locations see the Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Latvia website.
Provide: Request form (available on the website below) and original passport as proof of identity when applying in person and for receiving the certificate.
Processing time: Approximately five working days; urgent requests may be processed in a day.
Fee: Payable (see website)
Note: The certificate can only be received in person or on production of a notary’s letter of attorney. The certificate can be requested in Latvian, Russian and English.