Health Alert – Baltic Shared Borders Open and Air Baltic Adds Flights, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (May 15, 2020)
Location: Latvia
Event Baltic Shared Borders Open and Air Baltic Adds Flights

As of Friday, May 15, the land borders between Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia are open to individuals with no symptoms of respiratory problems and who have not traveled outside of the Baltic region in the past 14 days.  Individuals traveling to and from Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia who meet these requirements will not be subjected to the 14-day quarantine.

On May 18, 2020, Air Baltic will resume daily flights from Riga Airport to Frankfurt, Oslo, Tallinn, and Vilnius.  For information on the flights please visit the Air Baltics Travel Updates page.  To book a flight, please go to the Air Baltic Home page.

Please check our COVID-19 page for up-to-date information and links.

U.S. citizens must have a ticket for a connecting flight in order to transit the Frankfurt and Oslo.  U.S. citizens are permitted to transit through these airports for the purpose of connecting to an outbound flight to the U.S. but will not be permitted to leave the airport while transiting.

Please let us know if you are planning to depart Riga by sending an email to

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