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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR/certificate required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for outdoor seating
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 1, 2021
Reviewed: August 1, 2021
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Latvia is open for arrivals under certain conditions, and domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I travel to Latvia?

  • Non-essential travel to Latvia is permitted for those arriving from EU and Schengen member countries, as well as arrivals from low-risk third countries.
  • Vaccinated and recovered travelers from any country may enter as well, if they have the EU green certificate.
  • Permitted arrivals are required to fill a contact form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Latvia?

  • Anyone arriving to Latvia from countries not considered low-risk, will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days.
  • Anyone testing positive upon arrival, will be required to quarantine in a government-approved hotel, at their own expense.
  • Holders of the EU green certificate are exempt from quarantine.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Latvia?

  • Most arrivals to Latvia are required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Holders of the EU green certificate are exempt from testing.

Is public transportation open in Latvia?

Public transportation in Latvia is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Latvia?

Restaurants and cafes in Latvia are open for outdoor seating. Vaccinated individuals may also dine indoors.

Are businesses and attractions open in Latvia?

  • Most non-essential businesses are now allowed to operate but must follow strict hygiene and social distancing requirements.
  • Museums, libraries and other cultural facilities are re-opening.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Latvia?

Wearing face masks is required on public transport and all enclosed public spaces.


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