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Study Visa for Latvia

Latvia is a country having a great mixture of rivers, beautiful landscapes, rolling hills, and rich culture as well. This is one reason that flock tourists to this country. Apart from this, the education system of Latvian country is quite reformed. This is due to emphasis laid by the Latvian country to improve their education system. This is why Latvia has now become one of the ideal study destinations in the world.

So, if you too want to become a part of Latvian education and want to study in Latvia, then you need to have a student visa for Latvia. Technically, visa is valid for 3 months, but if you are a non EU resident, then you need to get a temporary resident permit from a Latvian embassy.

The country offers both fees and state funded education in universities of Latvia. Also, scholarship process is carried out very carefully to aid the most deserving student.

Latvia Student Visa Requirements:

To stay in Latvia for a period of more than 3 months, you are required to have a study visa to Latvia. However, the Latvia’s visa process is quite simpler and may not have to bother much.

Study Visa Requirements:

Here are some more study visa requirements that you need to have if planning to study in Latvia:

  • An electronic application form is required to avail resident permit
  • 6 recently clicked passport size photographs
  • PPC (Police Clearance Certificate) before coming to Latvia. It should not be older than 6 months
  • A clear proof of sufficient funds is required to be produced so as to prove that you are financially secure during your stay to study in Latvia
  • Original 12th class certificate to show that you are eligible to continue further studies in Latvia
  • You are also required to get insurance for visa duration

It is important to note that process of resident permit takes longer time to obtain, so it’s advisable for students to apply for their application well before time of commencement of your respective course.

Moreover, before you start with your application procedure, agreement signature or applying for a resident permit, the admission office of your chosen university will first verify your education documents. So, it’s better to proceed thereafter.

So, if you have planned to pursue your graduation or master’s or doctorate degree in Latvia, it is advisable to start your visa process as soon as applications for applying to courses in Latvia are opened.

Need some more assistance? Or looking for some guidance that can make your visa applying procedure simpler? We at AEC Chandigarh (abroad education consultants) help students get their desired courses along with country of their choice in less time and in an effortless way. So, if you want to get in contact with us or know more about our services, visit our AEC Chandigarh office on the below mentioned address:


Address: SCO 54-55, 2ND Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh
Phone Number: 8699666555, 8556015132
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SCO 54-55, 2nd Floor, Sector 34-A, Chandigarh

8699666555 ,8556015132

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