To work and reside in the Republic of Latvia as a seasonal worker for a period up to 6 months within a year, you have to obtain a visa.
Where and how to apply
The employer should submit an invitation to the OCMA.
TFee for examination of documents submitted for application: the general fee is 60 euros, exceptions can be applied in accordance with the visa facilitation agreements.
You shall present a valid travel document recognised in the Republic of Latvia and submit the following documents:
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|Duration of validity of permits|
The visa will be valid for a maximum of six months.
|Conditions for renewal|
A visa can be renewed if the allowed 6-month period has not expired.
A third-country national has the right to challenge the decision on the refusal to enter the Republic of Latvia within 30 days after the decision is taken. A decision on the contested administrative act may be appealed to the Administrative District Court.
For more information on the right to employment, please check here.
|Change of employment|
The right to employment is tied to a specific position and a specific employer. To change employment, you must apply for another visa.
|Change of status|
If you want to change your status, you should apply for another visa or residence permit.
Family members can apply for a short-stay visa.
Seasonal work is not counted as a valid period of residence to qualify for a long-term residence permit.
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