Hours of U.S. Citizen Services and Contact Information

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Riga provides U.S. Citizens Services Monday through Friday between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Should you require assistance in the mornings, an appointment may be offered Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; however, that time is reserved for visa applicants and you might experience a longer waiting time.

To make an appointment please click here.

Appointments are required, except for emergency services. Situations such as the arrest, serious illness, injury, destitution, or death of a U.S. citizen constitute emergencies.

We are closed on U.S. federal and Latvian national holidays.

CONTACT DETAILS

Telephone: +371 6710 7068. Available for inquiries Monday through Friday between 8:30 am – 5 pm, except public holidays.  U.S. citizens in an emergency situation should call +371 6710 7000 for assistance 24 hours a day.

E-mail: askconsular-riga@state.gov

E-mail for international adoptions-related questions: adoptions-riga@state.gov

EMBASSY ADDRESS

Embassy of the United States of America
1 Samnera Velsa St.,
Riga, LV-1510
Latvia

The U.S. Embassy is located across from the shopping mall SPICE between Kalnciema and Lielirbes street. Entrance to the Consular Section is on S.Velsa street.

PARKING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Customers choosing to drive to the embassy should note that there is NO designated parking available for the Consular Section visitors.

City buses Nr. 53, 22, 32, and 43, as well as minibuses Nr. 242, 322 and 336 have stops within a walking distance from the embassy.