Benefits of Latvian citizenship

Besides restoring citizenship of the country of your ancestors Latvian citizenship can give you and your family number of tangible benefits.
Right to live in more than 30 countries

Latvia is part of the EU for 10 years already. Latvian dual citizenship allows you to live in 32 countries of EU and EFTA. 

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Bulgaria

  • Croatia

  • Cyprus

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Hungary

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Latvia

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Malta

  • Netherlands

  • Poland

  • Portugal


  • Romania

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • Spain

  • Sweden

  • United Kingdom

  • Norway

  • Switzerland

  • Iceland

  • Lichtenshtein

Right to work in EU and EFTA countries

You will be able to work freely not only in Latvia, but in the above mentioned countries of EU and EFTA.

Right to study in Europe

Latvian citizenship allows you to benefit from world class educational system of EU and EFTA.


  • Europe boasts one of the best universities in the world

  • At the same time university education in many of Western European countries is free or heavily subsidized

  • Student loans for EU students are available in Scandinavia, the UK and other EU countries

  • Number of grants and scholarships are accessible only to the EU citizens

Visa free or visa-on-arrival travel to more than 150 countries

With Latvian passport you will be able to travel without visa to almost all European, North and South American countries as well as Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand and a number of Asian and African countries.

Access to world class EU healthcare system

Being citizen of the EU country gives you an access to world class health care systems of number of the EU countries free of charge or at highly subsidized rates.

Latvian and EU citizenship for your children

If you have children after getting your Latvian citizenship, your children will be able to get Latvian citizenship by birth and pass it on to their next generation.