List of documents
for a Schengen visa

ABOUT THE VISA APPLICATION CENTER

PONY EXPRESS — is the official service provider of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Russian Federation in Moscow, General Consulate in Saint Petersburg and Pskov, Office of the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Kaliningrad.

Welcome to the Visa Application Centre of the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia!‬!

Dear applicants!

The Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Russian Federation indefinitely suspends the acceptance of visa applications for citizens of the Russian Federation.

Visa applicants have to appear in person when lodging an application for a short-stay Schengen visa in order to provide their biometric data (fingerprints). Fingerprint scans are not required for children under the age of 12. Applicants are required to provide new fingerprints once every five years. 

Important Note!

Residents of St. Petersburg, Leningrad Region, Novgorod, Novgorod Region, Kingisepp, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk Regions and the Republic of Karelia can apply for the Type C Schengen short-stay visa to be issued by the Consulate General of the Republic of Latvia in St. Petersburg at the offices of PONY EXPRESS in St. Petersburg.

Residents of Pskov and Pskov Region also need to apply for the Latvian visa at the Visa Application Centre of PONY EXPRESS in Pskov.

Specialized Visa Application Centre of the Republic of Latvia provides services on the ordinary reception of documents for short-stay Schengen visas (Type C).

Dear applicants, please note that documents will be accepted by the Visa Application Centre of the Republic of Latvia only from:

- Citizens of the Russian Federation;
- Third country nationals legally residing in the territory of the Russian Federation.

Type C Schengen visa is necessary if you plan to visit Latvia for business, tourism or private purposes, and your total stay in the Schengen Area will not exceed 90 days within six months.