Migration to Latvia
Latvia is a country on the coast of the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia, which is famous for its wide beaches and huge dense forests. The population of Latvia as of January 2022 is 1,851,848 people. 605,802 people live in the capital of Latvia – Riga.
The climate of Latvia is transitional from maritime to continental. In fact, this means that the country has 4 distinct seasons, each of which will be able to please all visitors.
According to the IMF classification, Latvia’s economy is developed, and according to the World Bank classification, it is included in the group of countries with a high level of income. Among the post-Soviet countries, Latvia is one of the most developed (3rd place after Estonia and Lithuania).
For permanent residents of Latvia, including foreigners with permanent residence permits, healthcare services are available at lower prices when visiting specialist doctors with a referral from a family doctor. With a referral from a family doctor or another medical specialist, you can receive a state-funded consultation with a specialist doctor or undergo a diagnostic examination, paying only the patient’s contribution.
The Latvian education system includes preschool education (kindergartens), primary education (grades 1-9), secondary education (grades 10-12), and higher education. In state and municipal educational institutions, education is provided in the Latvian language. Education in other languages can be obtained in private educational institutions if they implement educational programs for national minorities.
Higher education in Latvia in state universities can be obtained in Latvian and English, in private universities – in Latvian, English, and Russian.
In public universities, a certain number of students, based on the results of entrance examinations, can study for free, however, so-called state-funded places are not available to third-country nationals. In private universities, tuition is paid for all students, and the number of tuition fees are set by each university.
A residence permit can be issued for a period of 1 to 5 years. After 5 years of residence in the country, you can apply for permanent residence. Permanent residence is also issued for 5 years. Every 5 years, you will need to renew the status or apply for citizenship.
- Lack of overpopulation and clean nature, access to forests, lakes, beaches with a minimum number of people;
- The cheapness of living;
- Good business opportunities and support for entrepreneurship;
- Russian-speaking community;
- Latvia is a member of the EU, which allows residents to move freely within the EU.
- Investments (in the authorized capital of the company, in real estate, financial investments);
- Entrepreneurial activity;
- Family reunification;
- Religious activities;
- Education at the university.
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