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The child 's legal representative (parent) documents shall be submitted at any time of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs in the territorial division, the Republic of Latvia diplomatic or consular mission abroad or sent by post to Citizenship and Migration Affairs Board:
1) an application for recognition as a citizen of Latvia (application in MS Word format available on the Administration home page - http://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/sakums/pakalpojumi/pilsoniba/dubultpilsonība-un-pilsonības-reģistrācija/pilsonības-reģistrācija/arvalstis-jaundzimusa-berna-registresana-pilsoniba.html), which must indicate:
- the baby's name, surname in the Latvian language and date of birth;
In case of uncertainty as to the Latvian language, please contact the Latvian Language Agency by telephone – (+371) 67225879 or by e-mail, www.valoda.lv, e: mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- place of residence (preferably in block letters);
- contact details (e-mail, telephone number, if any).
2) a document confirming the birth of the child (birth certificate or an extract from the birth register);
3) the parent (s) personal identification document;
4) of the child 's personal identification document (if any).
Personal identification document birth of the child should be translated into the official language (except if the document is in English, German, French or Russian language and it is submitted to an embassy or sent by post from abroad) and legalised under.
! It is not necessary to legalize the European Union states, the European Economic Area States or public documents issued by the Swiss Confederation, which is intended for use in Latvia. As well as countries with which Latvia has concluded bilateral agreements on legal assistance and legal relations in civil, family and criminal cases - Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. Information about the legalisation of documents can be found on: (http://www.mfa.gov.lv/lv/KonsularaInformacija/pakalpojumi/legalizacija/
Sending documents by post, must be notarially certified copy of a document (legalised), except for a copy of the personal identification document.