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How to register a residence outside of Latvia

When planning to travel abroad for more than six months, taking into account that the Latvian legislation stipulates that each 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 staying abroad for more than 6 months

If a person and their minor child who has Latvian nationality, residing outside of Latvia for more than six months, it is obliged to notify the Citizenship and Migration Affairs ( OCMA) his address of the place of residence abroad, so that it would be achievable in the legal relations with the state and local governments.

In order to provide information regarding the place of residence ārvalsīs

To notify 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:

in order to submit a submission by electronic means

the person you want to use an e-service “An application for registration of place of residence abroad’.
A submission may also be made out in free form, including an indication of the new place of residence abroad and e-mail address of where to send the updated information. An application for secure electronic signature should be signed and forwarded to OCMAofficial e-mail address pmlp@pmlp.gov.lv.

After receipt of the

OCMA updated news population registers and transmit information on changes to the submission by letter or e-mail provider. On the successful registration you can verify by using the e-services„ My data populationregisters”.
By notifying the address of the place of residence abroad, information regarding the person 's previous address of the place of residencein Latvia population registers 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 the address of the declared place of residence in Latvia. Returning to Latvia, a person has thedeclared place of residence in Latvia.

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