Latvian citizenship

07.11.2023. 09:51

The Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) is the competent authority in Latvia, which reviews citizenship applications and makes decisions on acquisition of Latvian citizenship. Further information on citizenship, including dual citizenship, documents to be submitted and forms to be filled in is available on the webpage of OCMA:

Documents of civil registration records should be translated into the Latvian language (except for the case when a document is in English, German, French or Russian) and legalised under a procedure established by law.

Please be advised to submit your application by post to OCMA (Čiekurkalna 1.līnija 1, k-3, Rīga, LV-1026). 

* 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”.