En De
Total doses
given
2.9M
People fully
vaccinated
1.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
69.93%
Masks
Mask is required on public transport and in certain indoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Other:

16.06.2022

Teleworking is no longer mandatory; but recommended.

16.06.2022

Obligatory teleworking when the nature of daily tasks allows it. ; 21/10/21 Vaccinated or those who have started vaccination can work on-site with a negative Covid-19 test if they are employed in industries of very high importance to the society or if the nature of work does not permit working remotely. Vaccinated on-site workers can be tested regularly by the employer. Every day on-site workers submit self-certification that there has been no known/deliberate contact with the infected person and they do not have symptoms of respiratory infectious diseases. Employees working on-site who have started vaccination perform screening tests. ; 01/03/2022 A vaccination or illness certificate is no longer required for the employees. However; in sectors where work involves close contact with people; the requirement for certification will be mandatory for another month. ;01/04/2022 Vaccination certificate is required only in employees working in public services; medical facilities; prisons and educational settings if they have direct contact with other people. Teleworking is no longer mandatory but recommended.

31.05.2022

In the future; carriers will be able to carry out international passenger services to and from countries where the cumulative 14-day morbidity rate per 100;000 inhabitants is less than twice the average in the European Union; the European Economic Area; Switzerland and the United Kingdom. According to the data on 26 August; the average morbidity rate in Europe is 46. This means that in the current situation; international passenger services would not take place to countries with a 14-day cumulative morbidity rate above 92 (rounded to 90) per 100;000 inhabitants

31.05.2022

01/04/2022 FFP2 mask use remains mandatory in medical and social care facilities for visitors and staff.

05.05.2022

Obligatory teleworking when the nature of daily tasks allows it. ; 21/10/21 Vaccinated or those who have started vaccination can work on-site with a negative Covid-19 test if they are employed in industries of very high importance to the society or if the nature of work does not permit working remotely. Vaccinated on-site workers can be tested regularly by the employer. Every day on-site workers submit self-certification that there has been no known/deliberate contact with the infected person and they do not have symptoms of respiratory infectious diseases. Employees working on-site who have started vaccination perform screening tests. ; 01/03/2022 A vaccination or illness certificate is no longer required for the employees. However; in sectors where work involves close contact with people; the requirement for certification will be mandatory for another month. ;01/04/2022 Vaccination certificate is required only in employees working in public services; medical facilities; prisons and educational settings if they have direct contact with other people.

05.05.2022

The Ministry of Health shall prepare and approve measures for handling a body of a deceased patient who had COVID-19 or who was suspected of having had COVID-19.

09.11.2021

16/03/2021: Private sector employees are strongly advised to work remotely; where the specifics of the work allow it. Teleworking whenever possible.

09.11.2021

A state of emergency has been declared in the entire territory of the state from 11 October 2021 to 11 January 2022.

06.11.2021

Daily epidemiological updates in relation with the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV (https://www.spkc.gov.lv/lv/aktualitates/get/nid/757)

06.11.2021

Intersectoral communication should be ongoing. This measure comes from some websites and it is not possible to retrieve all detailed retrospective information.

06.11.2021

Recommendation to health care institutions and health professionals regarding immediate reporting of suspected cases; sample collection and implementation of infection control measures.

08.09.2021

2 meters distancing rule still apllies; but is not restricted to the number of 2 people. 2+2 rule: 2 people and 2 meters distance. Additional restrictions apply: up to 2 people are allowed to be together in public space. This restriction does not apply to families living and moving around together; and to people performing public duties.

29.03.2021

From March 17; everyone who arrives in Latvia from an insignificant trip in a third country must take the Covid-19 test at their own expense. If the result is negative; then self-isolation in your place of residence must be observed. In case of a positive result; the self-insulation must be spent in one of the tourist accommodation specified by the Latvian Investment and Development Agency and it must also be paid for. If a person does not go to the tourist accommodation voluntarily after receiving a positive result; then the expenses of the State Police for transporting the person to the hotel will also have to be paid.

12.02.2021

Third update: State of Emergency prolonged to 6 April 2021 . Second update: State of Emergency prolonged to 7 February 2021 . Update: State of Emergency prolonged to 11 January 2021 . State of Emergency declared from 9 November-6 December.

07.09.2020

In the future; carriers will be able to carry out international passenger services to and from countries where the cumulative 14-day morbidity rate per 100;000 inhabitants is less than twice the average in the European Union; the European Economic Area; Switzerland and the United Kingdom. According to the data on 26 August; the average morbidity rate in Europe is 46. This means that in the current situation; international passenger services would not take place to countries with a 14-day cumulative morbidity rate above 92 (rounded to 90) per 100;000 inhabitants

27.07.2020

Crisis management council activated. State of emergency.