COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 7 October, 2022

CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen non-immigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens?No
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry for U.S. citizens? No
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?  No

Quarantine Information  

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?  No

COVID-19 Testing

  • Anyone with symptoms can be tested for free with doctor`s referral.  For those without symptoms the cost, per test, is 37 euros.
  • A map of COVID-19 testing sites in Latvia
  • Individuals with severe symptoms please call the emergency line at 113.
  • For a COVID-19 questions, call the COVID-19 Hotline at 8345.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

  • Are vaccines available in Latvia for U.S. citizens to receive? No
  • Vaccines are available ONLY to U.S. citizens who have temporary or permanent residency cards of Latvia.  Please visit for more information.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to  to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The United States Government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

Consular Operations

  • The U.S. Embassy in Riga is processing the full slate of American Citizen Services, including CRBA and passport appointments, as well as immigrant visas. Appointments for non-immigrant visas are limited. Please contact askconsular-riga@state.gov for more information.

Local Resources

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Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place?  No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel?  No