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Latvia

Ukraine nationals in Ukraine

Situations where they can apply for visas in Ukraine

N/A

Any special considerations

Ukrainian nationals holding biometric passports may enter without a visa for 90 days in a 180-day period. Ukrainian nationals without biometric passports are also reportedly being allowed to enter.

If they cannot apply for visas in Ukraine, alternative options

Ukrainian nationals holding biometric passports may enter without a visa for 90 days in a 180-day period. Ukrainian nationals without biometric passports are also reportedly being allowed to enter.

Non-Ukraine nationals in Ukraine

Situations where they can apply for visas in Ukraine

N/A

Any special considerations

Non-Ukrainian nationals of third countries and stateless persons who can prove that they were legally residing in Ukraine on the basis of a valid permanent residence permit and who cannot return in safe and durable conditions to their country of origin are eligible for either EU temporary protection or adequate national protection, depending on the EU country they are in.

If they cannot apply for visas in Ukraine, alternative options

Non-Ukrainian nationals of third countries and stateless persons who can prove that they were legally residing in Ukraine on the basis of a valid permanent residence permit and who cannot return in safe and durable conditions to their country of origin are eligible for either EU temporary protection or adequate national protection, depending on the EU country they are in.

Ukraine nationals in Destination Country

Options

Ukrainian nationals may request asylum in Latvia. Ukrainian nationals who remain in Latvia beyond 90 days in a 180-day period may also apply for a D visa (long-term residence visa).

Other considerations

N/A

Links to latest Government information

https://www.pmlp.gov.lv/lv/media/970/download

https://www2.mfa.gov.lv/en/usa/consular-information/applying-for-a-long-stay-visa 

https://www2.mfa.gov.lv/en/ukraine