List of documents
for a Schengen visa

CATEGORY «D» VISA

GENERAL INFORMATION

Сategory D visa or long-term visa is issued to persons who plan to stay in the territory of a particular Schengen country for more than 90 days in a half-year.
Category D visa entitles you to stay:
— in the territory of the country that issued the visa during the validity period of the visa;
— on the territory of other member states of the Schengen Agreement no more than 90 days during each 180-day period.
A visa can be issued for one, two or multiple entries.
A national long-term visa category D to Latvia can be issued to persons who plan to stay in the territory of the Republic of Latvia for the purpose of work, study or obtaining a residence permit.

CATEGORY D VISA FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAINING A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN LATVIA

Can be requested after receiving a positive response on obtaining a residence permit from the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of Latvia.
You can apply for a single entry visa for up to 30 days.

List of required documents:

  1. Passport;
  2. Two photos 3.5×4.5 cm (colored on a white or light gray background);
  3. Insurance policy, issued for a period of 30 days (insurance coverage 42 600 euros, the territorial validity of the policy — the member states of the Schengen Agreement);
  4. Visa application form;
  5. For minor children — birth certificate;
  6. A copy of the Decision of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs.
  7. Confirmation of financial means for the first month of stay in Latvia (if the residence permit was issued for the purpose of work in Latvia).
    Provided if the employer does not make a funding commitment.
    Confirmation of financial mean can be:
    * bank statement
    Financial documents are valid within 1 month from the date of issue. Please familiarize with the necessary means of subsistence in order to stay in Latvia.


Visa fee for consideration of the application — 60 euros (payment in Belarusian rubles at the exchange rate of the NBRB on the date of submission).

CATEGORY D VISA FOR WORK IN LATVIA

Can be issued for up to one year.

List of required documents:

  1. Passport;
  2. Two photos 3.5×4.5 cm (colored on a white or light gray background);
  3. Insurance policy for the entire period of stay (insurance coverage 42,600 euros, the territorial validity of the policy — member states of the Schengen Agreement);
  4. Visa application form;
  5. Labor contract;
  6. An invitation from the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs.
  7. Confirmation of financial means for the first month of stay in Latvia
    Confirmation of the availability of financial mean can be:
    * bank statement
    Financial documents are valid within 1 month from the date of issue. Please familiarize with the necessary means of subsistence in order to stay in Latvia.
  8. Confirmation of the need to enter Latvia from Latvian Investment and Development Agency.


Visa fee for consideration of the application — 60 euros (payment in Belarusian rubles at the exchange rate of the NBRB on the date of submission).

CATEGORY D VISA FOR STUDY IN LATVIA

Can be issued for up to one year.

List of required documents:

  1. Passport;
  2. Two photos 3.5×4.5 cm (colored on a white or light gray background);
  3. Insurance policy for the entire period of stay (insurance coverage 42,600 euros, the territorial validity of the policy — member states of the Schengen Agreement);
  4. Visa application form;
  5. An invitation from educational institution or from the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs.


Visa fee for consideration of the application — 0 euros.