Applying for a short-stay Schengen visa in Latvia

The Netherlands embassy in Riga doesn’t issue visa. Latvia is part of the Schengen area.

In case you do need a visa, you can apply for this type of visa at the Netherlands embassy in Helsinki (Finland) or Stockholm (Sweden).

You are travelling to the Netherlands

Are you a national of Latvia? Or do you have a valid Schengen visa or a residence permit for Latvia? In that case you do not need to apply for a short stay visa for the Netherlands or another Schengen country.

You are travelling to the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

Are you a national of Latvia? Or do you have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa or a residence permit for Latvia? In that case you do not need to apply for a short stay visa to travel to the Caribbean parts of Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Any questions?

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