If entering Latvia from other parts of the EU, there are no border checkpoints or customs to endure thanks to the Schengen Agreement. If coming from outside the Schengen zone, old-fashioned travel document and customs checks are necessary. For more information, check the Latvian Foreign Ministry’s website at www.mfa.gov.lv.

Customs Regulations

Latvian customs rules are in line with EU rules for the Schengen Area. Check the regulations at www.vid.gov.lv/en/customs.


Not required for citizens of the EU, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA, among others. For further information, visit www.mfa.gov.lv.