Invitation Letters & Visas

  • Visas

    No border controls neither visa reguired for travelling in Schengen Area

    Latvia is part of the Schengen Area. Citizens of the European Union member states, as well as Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland do not require a visa to travel to Latvia.

    List of countries whose citizens may enter Latvia without a visa.

    Visa-free travel

    Citizens of the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Brazil and other countries do not need a visa to visit Latvia. Visa-free travellers may stay in Latvia for up to 90 days within a period of 180 days.

    Latvian visas

    Citizens of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China and other countries require a visa to travel to Latvia. In Moldova, only holders of biometric passports are free to travel to Latvia visa-free, other citizens need to have a valid visa.

    For further information about the visa application, please contact a representation of Latvia in the country where you are intending to receive your visa.

    Application for a Schengen visa can be filled out online.

    An application for a visa must be submitted not sooner than three months before the start of the intended visit.

    For visa purposes, our hotel can send you a confirmation email. Please contact Laura Indrane at

    We highly recommend you to have your passport or other ID on you while travelling. If necessary, the document will be the proof of your identity. A driving licence or bankcard is not considered as a valid travel or ID document.

  • Invitation Letters

    Letters of invitation to attend the EENA Conference 2021 in Riga can be requested on demand to EENA by sending an email to Kasia Koc:

    Invitation letters for visa purposes can only be sent to participants whose online registration has been confirmed.

    Visa applications are not the responsibility of EENA.

    Letters of invitation will be emailed as a PDF document. Print copies will be mailed upon conference attendee’s request by regular post only.

    Kindly note that issuing invitation letters does not commit EENA to any financial obligation. No exceptions to this policy will be made.

    Required information for EENA to issue your invitation letter for visa purposes:

    • Your full name
    • Name of organisation
    • Date of birth
    • Place of birth
    • Country of citizenship (country which issued your passport)
    • Passport number
    • Expiry date of your passport