How to Get a Police Certificate – Latvia

If you need to give your fingerprints for a police certificate, this isn’t the same as giving your biometrics (fingerprints and photo) for an application.

Do I need to provide a Police Certificate with my Application for Permanent Residence? Yes

Name of document(s) to get: Criminal History Check

How to get a Police Certificate:

If you are a citizen of Latvia:

If you live in Latvia:

You should apply in person at the Information Centre of the Ministry of Interior (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). Translation into English is also available at an additional cost.

If you live outside of Latvia:

You should apply at your nearest Latvian embassy or consulate.

If you are not a citizen of Latvia:

If you live in Latvia:

You should apply in person at the Information Centre of the Ministry of Interior (see Special notes and considerations for complete address). Translation into English is also available at an additional cost.

If you live outside of Latvia:

You should apply at your nearest Latvian embassy or consulate.

Information and documents you need:

  • Identity document
  • Applicable fees

Special notes and considerations

Ministry of Interior Information Centre
Bruninieku Street 72b
LV 1009
Riga, Latvia
Telephone: 3717 208 218

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