Applying for a Long Stay (national) visa

14.03.2022. 13:33

Applicants from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives and Myanmar who are going to Latvia based on employment agreement can submit Long Stay (D) visa applications through six VFS VACs in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Cochin.

Starting from May 2021 all applicants from India applying for a Long Stay visa with a purpose ''employment in Latvia'' are subjected to a visa support document verification with service provider Hello Verify India Private Limited.

Step by step guidelines, as well as document submission for verification, are available on Please note that document verification should be done prior to visa application submission at the VFS Global Latvia. NB! Without Hello Verify transaction number, appointment for visa application submission at VFS WILL NOT be granted.