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Change of residence

1.1. Information on local authorities (for example, schools, sports and health institutions)

Changing their place of residence, it is essential to become acquainted with the local government infrastructure, services and opportunities. Each municipality has its own home, where there will always be available for current information, as well as contact details on how to connect with local government. Information on government sites is available here - http://www.varam.gov.lv/lat/darbibas_veidi/pasv/kont/?doc=13066.

In other European Union Member States, to leave, special permission is required, but in Latvia this requirement does not.

1.2. To register as a resident of Latvia (a) may be in the following ways:

  1. the local government institution for the declaration of a place of residence, which is located in a new place of residence;
  2. Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs - only for foreigners, stateless persons, a member of the EU, EEA State and the Swiss Confederation’ s citizens and their family members (Director of the address http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/sakums/k/pmlp-nodalas/tr.html )

If the new place of residence is declared by electronic means, then, separately, should not have to go to the local government – this information to the local authority will be sent.

 

1.3. Notify the other institutions (tax or health care institution, the school) on change of address

Declared place of residence in Latvia information regarding the current Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs shall maintain the population register from which the information received by other public authorities. If you need to inform the other authority (for example, health care institution), the person doing the same.

 

1.4. Providers of postal and other service activities informing about changes of address

Public service provider shall inform the person on a new address, according to the size range of services. The need for change of address notification and procedures are mostly covered by reciprocal agreements between service providers and individuals.

 

1.5. Sign out of the local government

News of the person declaring the place of residence address of the place of residence of the population register will be automatically replaced with the details of the address of the new place of residence. Consequently, the person should not have to go to the relevant authority to revoke the details of its previous address of the declared place of residence in Latvia.

 

1.6. Registration with the State Land Service

In other European Union Member States parties should also be changes residence, the State Land Service, in order to register your new home. In Latvia such a requirement is only in cases where the person becomes the owner (for more information - http://www.vzd.gov.lv/lv ).

 

1.7. If the entry of Latvia:

 before travelling to Latvia to examine whether the person has all the documents required and what are the requirements in Latvia. http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/sakums/pakalpojumi/iecelosana-lv/

 Before travelling to Latvia to examine whether the person has all the documents required and what are the requirements in Latvia.

The European Union citizen residing in the Republic of Latvia for more than three months following the date of first entry, there is no need to register with the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs and receive a registration certificateif he or she has a valid travel documents and he:

1. resides in the Republic of Latvia up to six months from the date of first entry, if the aim of residence is the establishment of employment legal relationships in the Republic of Latvia.

2. is employed in the Republic of Latvia, but resides in another Member State of the European Union, which he or she returns at least once a week;

3. the Republic of Latvia Educational Institution Register registered education establishment students, and his expected duration of stay in the Republic of Latvia shall not exceed one year.

For more infoŗmācija relating to marketing authorisations - http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/sakums/pakalpojumi/iecelosana-lv/uzturesanas-atlaujas/es/eez-pilsoniem/kadus-uzturesanas-dokumentus-izsniedz.html

 

1.8. If emigrates from Latvia:

if the person intends to travel abroad for more than six months, according to Latvian legislation every person has a duty to inform the State of the address of the new place of residence, a person to be reachable by legal relations with the state and local governments.

If the person intends to travel abroad for more than six months, according to Latvian legislation every person has a duty to inform the State of the address of the new place of residence, a person to be reachable by legal relations with the state and local governments.

In a foreign state longer than 6 months ago: if a person and their minor child who has Latvian nationality resides outside Latvia, for more than six months, it is obliged to notify the Citizenship and Migration Affairs Department its address of the place of residence abroad, so that it would be achievable in the legal relations with the state and local governments.

Notification procedure - to report to the address of the place of residence abroad by post or in person, the person must complete a specified sample submission or to write an application in free form, including data about yourself or your minor child (name, surname, personal identity number) and address in a foreign state.

May submit a submission:

  • * personally onsite OCMA or Latvian diplomatic missions or consular representations abroad
  • * mail-in OCMA territorial offices, The Status Control Unit or the Latvian diplomatic missions or consular representations abroad
  • * electronically – e-service https://www.latvija.lv/epakalpojumi/ep26/Apraksts , or when you send a secure electronic signature to pmlp@pmlp.gov.lv.

Before you go to another country should be familiar with the conditions for the country, the opportunities offered and the culture. If necessary, support may be given to the Embassy of Latvia or representations http://www.mfa.gov.lv/konsulara-informacija/celotajiem/arvalstis-dzivojosajiem

 

 

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