To register a child as a citizen of Latvia

17.05.2022. 11:13

Documents can be sent directly to the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of Latvia. More information is available on the website of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of Latvia.

In order to submit an application at the Embassy a parent, who is a citizen of Latvia, must present the following documents:

  • Both parents' passports / eID cards;
  • Child's  passport, if a child has a citizenship of another country;
  • Child's birth certificate and certificate's translation into Latvian, English, Russian, German or French;
  • The consular fee is 40,00 EUR.

In approximately 4 to 5 weeks the  identity code would be granted to the child. After identity code is granted an application for a passport and/or ID card can be submitted at the Embassy.

To apply for a passport and/or ID card, presence of one parent (Citizen of Latvia)  and a child is mandatory.

For more information please be advised to contact the Consular Section by phone +48 22 616 40 14 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data (given name, surname, personal identity number and other personal data indicated in the application) is Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation. The legal obligation of diplomatic and consular missions of Latvia abroad is to process personal data in accordance with Cabinet Regulation No. 974 of 24 September 2013 “Procedures by which a Person shall be Registered as a Citizen of Latvia”.