|Students must have a valid passport during their stay in Latvia. Passports term of validity should be at least 6 months longer than your planned duration of stay in Latvia.|
EU and EEA citizens
Citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland can enter Latvia without a visa and a residence permit and stay in Latvia for up to 90 days per year. If the duration of the stay is longer, they must apply for a residence permit in the Department of Citizenship and Migration in Latvia. The necessary formalities to get a residence permit will be arranged through the Academy.
Documents needed to receive a residence permit to study in Latvia:
• A passport
• An official application form for a residence permit
• A photo
• A copy of a study agreement
• A copy of a valid health insurance policy.
Citizens from outside the Europe
Citizens from outside the Europe can stay in Latvia up to 90 days without a visa and a residence permit. But if they are planning to stay for more than 90 days, the application for a residence permit should be done in a Latvian Embassy abroad. The procedure can take up to 2 months time!