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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Latvia
Data Last Updated: October 16, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Latvia is starting to allow travellers from the EEA
 (European Economic Area) and certain low risk countries as recommended by the EU council.

A foreigner who is coming from a country with a 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population that exceeds 16, must observe self-isolation for 10 days.

List of countries that must self isolate

Entering Latvia Information (Latvian)

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor areas as well as public transport.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Authorities in Latvia will tighten several restrictions introduced to combat the spread of coronavirus disease on Oct. 17 due to increasing infection rates.

From this date, all catering establishments must close from 2400-0600 and are limited to allowing four people per table, private events are limited to 30 people indoors and 300 people outdoors, and most amateur sports events are prohibited. Previously authorities limited public events to 500 people indoors and 1,000 people outdoors.

As of Oct. 14, facemasks are mandatory in most enclosed public spaces nationwide.

Airlines & Transport

On May 15, Latvia reopened borders only to its neighbours Estonia and Lithuania. Then on May 21, Latvia expanded entry to most countries within the EU.

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that it resumes flights between Riga and nine additional destinations. In total, airBaltic now connects Riga with 35 destinations across Europe.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Open to Tourists From:

12 Countries

Australia

Cyprus

Estonia

Finland

Greece

Japan

New Zealand

Norway

Rwanda

South Korea

Thailand

Uruguay

Not Allowing Tourists From:

188 Countries

Afghanistan

Albania

American Samoa

Angola

Anguilla

Antarctica

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Aruba

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bonaire

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Botswana

Brazil

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Cayman Islands

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Christmas Island

Cocos Islands

Colombia

Comoros

Cook Islands

Costa Rica

Cuba

Curaçao

Democratic Republic of Congo

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Eswatini

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands

Fiji

French Guiana

French Polynesia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

Gibraltar

Grenada

Guadeloupe

Guam

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Ivory Coast

Jamaica

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Laos

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libya

Macao

Macedonia

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Marshall Islands

Martinique

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mayotte

Mexico

Micronesia

Moldova

Mongolia

Montserrat

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Nauru

Nepal

New Caledonia

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Niue

Norfolk Island

North Korea

Northern Mariana Islands

Oman

Pakistan

Palau

Palestine

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Pitcairn

Puerto Rico

Qatar

Republic of Congo

Réunion

Russia

Saint Barthélemy

Saint Helena

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Martin

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa

Sao Tome and Principe

Saudi Arabia

Senegal

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Sint Maarten

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa

South Georgia

South Sudan

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Syria

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tokelau

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turks and Caicos

Tuvalu

U.S. Virgin Islands

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United States

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Venezuela

Vietnam

Wallis and Futuna

Western Sahara

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Strict Quarantine For Tourists From:

43 Countries

Algeria

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Canada

Croatia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Faroe Islands

France

Georgia

Germany

Greenland

Guernsey

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Isle of Man

Italy

Jersey

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Morocco

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Romania

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Tunisia

United Kingdom

Vatican City

Information for Non-Tourists

Travelers from the EEA or from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, the UK, and Uruguay are permitted to enter the country; however, any arrivals from a country in which the 14-day cumulative incidence of COVID-19 is greater than 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants must self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival.

Travelers do not need to self-isolate if they have stayed in a country with a COVID-19 incidence lower than the defined threshold for at least 14 days immediately before entering Latvia. Travel from all other countries is prohibited, except for immediate family members of Latvian nationals, diplomats, individuals in transit, and freight workers. Restrictions remain in place at the borders with Belarus and Russia.

5,395

Cases

64

Deaths

2,871

Cases Per Million
COVID-19 Cases Are On The Rise

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Latvia

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