When applying for a Schengen visa please select the destination you will be staying in for the lengthiest time as you will be required to submit an application to the consulate of the country you will be staying in for the longest duration.
From 12 October 2015,all applicants must come to Visa Application Centre of Latvia (or mission) the first time they apply for a visa from 12 October 2015. In the following 59 months applicant can leave application without visiting the Visa Application Centre.
Prepare all the necessary documents listed before you deliver the application, otherwise the application might be refused by the Embassy of Latvia in China. The required documents have to be translated into English or Latvian in a separate document according to the instructions.
Fill out Latvia tourist visa application form online
Visa applications should be submitted for a maximum of 6 months, and no later than 15 days, before the trip.
For minors (under 18):
Student card & Original letter of the school
- Full address, telephone number of the school
- Permission for absence
- Name and function of the person giving the permission − Notary Certificate of family relation or proof of guardianship, legalised by MFA
A sealed copy of the business license of the employing company;
A letter from the employer (in English, or in Chinese with English translation) on official company paper with stamp, signature, date and clearly mentioning:
-Address, telephone and fax numbers of the employing company
-The name and position in the employing company of the countersigning officer
-The name of the applicant, position, salary and years of service
-Approval for leave or absence
For Retired persons:
Proof of pension or other regular income
For Unemployed adults:
If married: Letter of employment and income of the spouse + Notary certificate of marriage, legalized by MFA.
If single/divorced/widow/widower: Any other proof of regular income.