The list of documents for obtaining a residence permit
You must produce valid travel documents in the Republic of Latvia and submit the following documents:
- A standard pattern form for requesting a residence permit;
- Photos 2;
- A certificate of non conduct issued by the competent institution of the country of nationality or residence (for foreign citizens older than 14 years), if a foreigner stayed there for more than 12 months;
- A document confirming the necessary subsistence;
- A document confirming the envisaged place of residence in the Republic of Latvia;
- A document certifying that the payment of the purchase of real estate was made with cashless transaction;
- A document confirming that the foreigner has no real estate tax arrears if the property belongs to him more than one year;
- A document confirming the state duty payment.
The Office of Citizenship and Migration of the Republic of Latvia:
The processing time of a temporary residence permit in Latvia – from one to three months.
Purchase and sale of real estate transaction takes time from two to four weeks.