Current non-immigrant visa wait times and availability for non-residents of Latvia

The United States Embassy in Riga has resumed normal visa operations for non-immigrant visa applicants who are residents in the Embassy’s consular district of Latvia (holders of Latvian passports, Latvian residency permits, and Latvian long stay D visas): Due to a limited interviewing capacity the United States Embassy in Riga, Latvia is only able to provide a small number of nonimmigrant visa services to people who are not resident in Latvia. We are not able to serve non-resident applicants for exchange visitor, student and temporary work visas or consider group interview requests from non-resident visa applicants.

  • The wait time for a visa appointment for non-residents of Latvia is 227 days (updated November 27, 2023)