En De
Total doses
given
2.9M
People fully
vaccinated
1.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
69.69%
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
Visa
Visa not required for 30 countries
Permission
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Public Place:

03.08.2022

21/10/21 Public events are not held. In general; people are encouraged not to gather and not to meet people outside one’s household.

03.08.2022

Ban on all public events. The ban does not apply to outdoor meetings and processions for up to 50 people. Entertainment and wellness services will not be allowed during the emergency. 15/06/2021 As of June 15; public events are available for people who are vaccinated; recovered or tested negative. Public events organisation is still subject to epidemiological requirements. ; 11/10/2021 Events can be attended only by people with Covid-19 certificates (no tests allowed). Face masks are required by everyone.

03.08.2022

Events are allowed only for people with Covid-19 certificate. Maximum number of visitors 500. Epidemiological rules must be applied. ; 01/03/2022 Per the updated mandate on March 1st; both vaccinated and unvaccinated can attend indoor/outdoor events with a medical grade facemask; with a maximum of 3000 people.

07.07.2022

12/05/2020: Up to 25 people gatherings indoors for no longer than 3 hours are allowed if all rules are applied e.g. 2 meters distance; 2 people (more if the same household and parents with kids). If it is possible to ensure a distance of two meters and other safety rules set by epidemiologists; indoor and outdoor gatherings of up to 25 persons will be allowed for public and private events; as well as meetings; processions; and pickets. In addition; organized religious activities will also be allowed. In private events at home; the area of the apartment should be taken into account in order not to exceed the proper number of persons; corresponding with the instructions of epidemiologists.

31.05.2022

7/10/2020 Mandatory use of face masks on public transport throughout Latvia; 14/10/2020 Face masks are required in sale places (shops; gas stations; and other places); railway stations; bus stations; airports; as well as cultural and religious sites. Exceptions apply where the use of masks is not possible; such as swimming pools; water parks; saunas; and similar places. ;03/12/2020 Day-care nursery workers must wear masks at all times. ;11/10/2021 Face masks should be used by all students and educators indoors; except of pre-schoolers. ;21/10/21 All persons must wear face masks properly when receiving catering services indoors. ;25/01/2022 Persons are required to wear a medical face mask or respirator without a safety grade FFP2 - FFP3 or KN95 when at work; in a shop; on public transport or in another public place. Only children between the ages of 7 and 12 will be able to use a non-medical (cloth) mask. ;01/04/2022 FFP2 mask use remains mandatory in medical and social care facilities for visitors and staff; in public transport; except for taxis and other commercial passenger transport. Masks or respirators are not mandatory to be worn elsewhere. ; 15/05/2022 Face masks are no longer mandatory in public transport.

31.05.2022

21/10/21 The places of religious activity can start to work from 6:00 and can work until 19:00. ; 01/04/2022 All restrictions are lifted.

31.05.2022

21/10/21 Provision of sports training services is not allowed. Sport training can be carried out outdoors individually or by one household. ; 01/04/2022 All measures are lifted but sports service providers and event organisers (in cooperation with sports federations) have the right to set epidemiological safety requirements when assessing risks.

31.05.2022

7/05/2021 Restaurants can serve food outdoors (on a terrace) in compliance with strict social distancing measures - 2 metres between the tables; staff wearing masks; no more than two households; up to 10 people in total at the table. Restaurants may operate between 06:00-21:00.; 15/06/2021 Indoor services are allowed for those who are vaccinated or have been infected or have a negative rapid/PCR test. ; 11/10/2021 Services should be provided only in an epidemiologically safe environment both indoors and outdoors; meaning that the service provider and the visitor should have a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate or proof of infection. The maximum number of ppl. in each table should be 4 with a 3 meters distance between tables. The working hours are 6.00 - 21.00. ; 21/10/21 Catering can work around the clock to provide food for pick-up or delivery. At least 15 m2 per person must be maintained indoors at the place of receiving the service. All persons must maintain a distance of 2 m and wear face masks properly. Going to a 24-hour catering place to get a takeout meal between 20:00 and 5:00 is not a valid reason to be away from the place of residence unless the person is on duty or performs work responsibilities on-site in the evening and at night. The use of the food delivery service is suggested when possible. ; 07/12/2021 No more than four adults can be at the same table with minors; but no more than 10 people together.; 23/12/2021 On New Year's Eve; only persons with a Covid-19 vaccination or disease certificate; which is strictly checked; may provide and receive catering services in person. It is also a condition that no more than 4 adults and their accompanying children can be at the same table; but no more than 10 people in total. Children under the age of 12 do not need to be certified; while children under the age of 12 must have a negative Covid-19 test certificate or a school screening test that is less than 72 hours old. Service providers must ensure a distance of at least 2 meters between persons sitting at different tables if there are no partitions. At the same time; all existing general epidemiological safety requirements must be observed - distance; hand hygiene and disinfection; ventilation; face masks (except for visitors sitting at the table and children under 7 years of age).; 01/03/2022 The restriction on the number of people at the tables has been lifted. ;01/04/2022 All services are available to everyone without additional safety requirements.

31.05.2022

10 people and no more than two households will be able to gather at private events at the same time. This means that people living in two separate homes can come together; but not a group of friends where everyone lives in a different place. The exception is a funeral; where 10 people from different households can still gather. Meetings; marches and pickets outside will be allowed; provided they do not have more than 50 people; in order not to restrict the right to express one's opinion.;3/12/2020; everyone in Latvia must follow the 2 + 2 principle in their daily routine - two meters; two people. So a distance of two meters must be observed and meetings must be limited to two people. Until 11/01/2021; all cultural sites; exhibitions; as well as fairs; including Christmas markets; have been suspended. Libraries are allowed to hand out books for pick-up and; subject to epidemiological security measures; museums are still available to visitors. No private events may take place except within a single household. Organized meetings; pickets and marches may still take place; but a maximum of 25 people may attend; subject to epidemiological safety requirements - a physical distance of two meters and subject to the requirements of the organizer. At funerals and baptisms; no more than 10 people (excluding those directly involved) may be gathered outdoors; from no more than two households; using masks. Two households (up to ten people) can meet outdoors.; 14/7/2021 Private gatherings up to 50 people can only be held outdoors when the 14-day cumulative number of cases is <100/100;000 ppl. Indoor gatherings are allowed only with COVID-19 certificates. ; 21/10/21 Private events can take place within one household at the place of residence. Representatives of two households may meet to: provide care for a person; provide support to a single person (living alone in a household); parents whose minor children live in another household can meet with the children (unless isolation; home quarantine; self-isolation is required). A baptismal ceremony is held in case of emergency: up to 10 people from no more than 2 households may meet in a baptismal ceremony; the number of 10 persons does not include persons related to the provision of baptism; everyone from the age of 7 wears face masks properly. Marriage registration is only allowed in the presence of the persons wishing to marry and two adult witnesses; official or cleric of the Registry Office must have a Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificate; attending persons must use face masks properly; as well as observe all safety precautions. Funeral ceremonies can take place outdoors; up to 20 persons may gather for a funeral ceremony; the number of 20 persons does not include persons related to the provision of the funeral ceremony; everyone from the age of 7 wears face masks properly. A private VEHICLE can carry members from one household or two people; each from their own household. Up to three persons from several households only in special circumstances (e.g. if a minor is accompanied). Only specific groups can travel together in a private vehicle; going to the place of work or service; or returning to the place of residence (e.g. medical practitioners or employees of the police); everyone must properly use face masks throughout the trip. In general; people are encouraged not to gather and not to meet people outside one’s household. ; 01/03/2022 Weddings; funerals; baptisms are allowed with up to 250 people. The number of people at indoor and outdoor private events increases to 50 people. ; 01/04/2022 There are no longer restrictions on the number of people gathering.

05.05.2022

7/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 25/01/2021. Occupancy in public transport may not exceed 50% of the maximum possible occupancy.; 21/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 7 February.; 5/02/2021 this measure is prolonged.; 10/06/2021 The capacity of regional public transport has been increased to 80% (additional ventilation is required). The capacity may be up to 85% if passengers at stops outside the destinations of regional routes should be picked up. ; 21/10/21 Urban and suburban public transport operates without exceeding 50% of its capacity. If it is not possible to control the entry and exit of passengers in the vehicle; seats in it shall be marked; ensuring the distance requirements; windows for ventilation shall also be kept open throughout the entire trip. The capacity of regional and interurban public transport is up to 80% (85% if it is required to pick up passengers at stops outside the regional importance routes). Taxi can carry one passenger; members of the same household; or a passenger with a minor child or a person in need of assistance. From 20:00 to 5:00 a taxi service and commercial car transport service; as well as transport provided by the employer may be used: to go to or from work; to access the place of passenger traffic at the airport; port; railway station; or bus station; return to the place of residence; to go to or from a 24-hour pharmacy; psychological support or treatment institution; or veterinary medicine institution. ; 11/01/2022 Measure prolonged until 28/2/2022. ; 25/01/2022 FFP2 masks are mandatory in public transport; taxis; and passenger transport by car; except for pre-school children under the age of seven; as well as persons with obvious mobility or mental health disorders. ; 01/03/2022 Restrictions on public transport capacity no longer apply. The requirement for FFP2 mask use is still valid. ; 01/04/2022 The requirement for mask use is still valid.

05.05.2022

Masks and respirators recommended for certain professions and should be prioritised for those working with patients confirmed with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Medical masks are also used on patients to stop the droplets from infected people in order to limit the spread of the infection. ;20/4/2020 For the general public masks are recommended when it is not possible to ensure 2 meters distance e.g. shops; public transport etc. Groups of people are also recommended to use face masks and / or respirators.

05.05.2022

12/05/2020 Mandatory face masks in public transport; 30/06/2020 measure lifted.

05.05.2022

Persons must use face masks when using public transport in the city; as well as in public spaces where it is not possible to ensure a distance of two meters.

05.05.2022

Persons must useface masks when using public transport in the city; as well as in public spaces where it is not possible to ensure a distance of two meters.

05.05.2022

7/10/2020 Mandatory use of face masks on public transport throughout Latvia; 14/10/2020 Face masks are required in sale places (shops; gas stations; and other places); railway stations; bus stations; airports; as well as cultural and religious sites. Exceptions apply where the use of masks is not possible; such as swimming pools; water parks; saunas; and similar places. ;03/12/2020 Day-care nursery workers must wear masks at all times. ;11/10/2021 Face masks should be used by all students and educators indoors; except of pre-schoolers. ;21/10/21 All persons must wear face masks properly when receiving catering services indoors. ;25/01/2022 Persons are required to wear a medical face mask or respirator without a safety grade FFP2 - FFP3 or KN95 when at work; in a shop; on public transport or in another public place. Only children between the ages of 7 and 12 will be able to use a non-medical (cloth) mask. ;01/04/2022 FFP2 mask use remains mandatory in medical and social care facilities for visitors and staff; in public transport; except for taxis and other commercial passenger transport. Masks or respirators are not mandatory to be worn elsewhere.

01.04.2022

15/11/2021 Cultural events resume and can be attended only by vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 with enhanced precautionary measures and face mask use both indoors and outdoors. The max. number of attendees is 500.; 23/12/2021 There is a ban on all leisure activities and the provision of indoor entertainment services ; including in cafes; restaurants and bars; such as dances; attractions; games; etc.; and nightclubs are not allowed.; 06/01/2022 The maximum number of visitors to cultural events remains at 500. It is also possible for minors to attend events with adults who have a vaccination or disease certificate. Children under the age of 12 do not need to be tested for Covid-19; while children over the age of 12 do not need to show a Covid-19 vaccination; disease or testing certificate; or a laboratory certificate for a negative screening test in the last 72 hours.; 16/02/2022 Children are exempted from the provision of test; vaccination; disease certificate to participate in events and use services even without the presence of adults in the “green” mode. ; 01/03/2022 Indoor attractions and entertainment venues; such as gambling venues and nightclubs; resume operations in an epidemiologically safe or “green” environment. The mandatory requirement for Covid-19 certificates for the provision and receipt of services is maintained until 1 April. ; 01/04/2022 All Covid-19 epidemiological safety requirements for the conduct of events; operation of cultural sites are lifted. The COVID-19 certificate is no longer mandatory.

01.04.2022

In an outdoor; epidemiologically unsafe environment (without certificates); up to 3;000 participants are able to gather in meetings and public events. ; 01/04/2022 The restrictions on the number of visitors to public events is lifted.

03.03.2022

Beauty and wellness services; repair shops; dry cleaning; photo services; outdoor amusement-related services; etc..; should be provided only to vaccinated against COVID-19 or previously infected. Also; shopping centres will be closed on weekends and public holidays for the following three months; while only products of basic necessities will be available. In an epidemiologically safe environment; where all employees and buyers have been vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19; sales services can be provided indoors; with face masks. When the epidemiological safety cannot be ensured; services should provided outdoors with the use of face masks; whereas an exception for grocery; pharmacy; hygiene and press shops allows them to provide indoor services. ; 21/10/21 Business services related to entertainment; gambling; betting; attractions; beauty care; wellness; active recreation; physical activities; sports; tourism (except accommodation and foreign travel); photo and video services (excluding photos for documents); face-to-face consultations are not provided. On-site service is allowed if: face-to-face contact does not exceed 15 minutes; the provider and the recipient have a vaccination or recovery certificate; the service is provided by prior appointment. On-site service is allowed for more than 15 minutes to ensure fundamental human rights; security; health care; etc.; if: the service provider has a vaccination or recovery certificate; the service recipient has a vaccination; recovery or test certificate. Working hours can be from 6:00 to 19:00. Working hours are not limited to state-provided assistance (emergency medical care; ensuring safety and order; etc.); for tourist accommodation; delivery; emergency and emergency utilities services. ; 15/11/2021 All services are provided only in an epidemiologically safe environment; with the exception of essential services (e.g. grocery stores; pharmacies); which may also be provided to persons without vaccination or disease certificates. Working hours are extended from 6.00 to 21.00. ; 07/12/2021 The working hours are extended to 23.00. ; 01/03/2022 The requirement for a Covid-19 vaccination or disease certificate for trade services provided outdoors; as well as in individually provided services where a face mask is used and there is no direct contact with the service provider has been abolished. However; service providers retain the option of providing the service in an epidemiologically safe manner; so the recipient must follow the information provided by the service provider on his website; at the entrance; etc. Also; the working time restrictions have been lifted.

03.03.2022

10 people and no more than two households will be able to gather at private events at the same time. This means that people living in two separate homes can come together; but not a group of friends where everyone lives in a different place. The exception is a funeral; where 10 people from different households can still gather. Meetings; marches and pickets outside will be allowed; provided they do not have more than 50 people; in order not to restrict the right to express one's opinion.;3/12/2020; everyone in Latvia must follow the 2 + 2 principle in their daily routine - two meters; two people. So a distance of two meters must be observed and meetings must be limited to two people. Until 11/01/2021; all cultural sites; exhibitions; as well as fairs; including Christmas markets; have been suspended. Libraries are allowed to hand out books for pick-up and; subject to epidemiological security measures; museums are still available to visitors. No private events may take place except within a single household. Organized meetings; pickets and marches may still take place; but a maximum of 25 people may attend; subject to epidemiological safety requirements - a physical distance of two meters and subject to the requirements of the organizer. At funerals and baptisms; no more than 10 people (excluding those directly involved) may be gathered outdoors; from no more than two households; using masks. Two households (up to ten people) can meet outdoors.; 14/7/2021 Private gatherings up to 50 people can only be held outdoors when the 14-day cumulative number of cases is <100/100;000 ppl. Indoor gatherings are allowed only with COVID-19 certificates. ; 21/10/21 Private events can take place within one household at the place of residence. Representatives of two households may meet to: provide care for a person; provide support to a single person (living alone in a household); parents whose minor children live in another household can meet with the children (unless isolation; home quarantine; self-isolation is required). A baptismal ceremony is held in case of emergency: up to 10 people from no more than 2 households may meet in a baptismal ceremony; the number of 10 persons does not include persons related to the provision of baptism; everyone from the age of 7 wears face masks properly. Marriage registration is only allowed in the presence of the persons wishing to marry and two adult witnesses; official or cleric of the Registry Office must have a Covid-19 vaccination or recovery certificate; attending persons must use face masks properly; as well as observe all safety precautions. Funeral ceremonies can take place outdoors; up to 20 persons may gather for a funeral ceremony; the number of 20 persons does not include persons related to the provision of the funeral ceremony; everyone from the age of 7 wears face masks properly. A private VEHICLE can carry members from one household or two people; each from their own household. Up to three persons from several households only in special circumstances (e.g. if a minor is accompanied). Only specific groups can travel together in a private vehicle; going to the place of work or service; or returning to the place of residence (e.g. medical practitioners or employees of the police); everyone must properly use face masks throughout the trip. In general; people are encouraged not to gather and not to meet people outside one’s household. ; 01/03/2022 Weddings; funerals; baptisms are allowed with up to 250 people. The number of people at indoor and outdoor private events increases to 50 people.

03.03.2022

7/05/2021 Restaurants can serve food outdoors (on a terrace) in compliance with strict social distancing measures - 2 metres between the tables; staff wearing masks; no more than two households; up to 10 people in total at the table. Restaurants may operate between 06:00-21:00.; 15/06/2021 Indoor services are allowed for those who are vaccinated or have been infected or have a negative rapid/PCR test. ; 11/10/2021 Services should be provided only in an epidemiologically safe environment both indoors and outdoors; meaning that the service provider and the visitor should have a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate or proof of infection. The maximum number of ppl. in each table should be 4 with a 3 meters distance between tables. The working hours are 6.00 - 21.00. ; 21/10/21 Catering can work around the clock to provide food for pick-up or delivery. At least 15 m2 per person must be maintained indoors at the place of receiving the service. All persons must maintain a distance of 2 m and wear face masks properly. Going to a 24-hour catering place to get a takeout meal between 20:00 and 5:00 is not a valid reason to be away from the place of residence unless the person is on duty or performs work responsibilities on-site in the evening and at night. The use of the food delivery service is suggested when possible. ; 07/12/2021 No more than four adults can be at the same table with minors; but no more than 10 people together.; 23/12/2021 On New Year's Eve; only persons with a Covid-19 vaccination or disease certificate; which is strictly checked; may provide and receive catering services in person. It is also a condition that no more than 4 adults and their accompanying children can be at the same table; but no more than 10 people in total. Children under the age of 12 do not need to be certified; while children under the age of 12 must have a negative Covid-19 test certificate or a school screening test that is less than 72 hours old. Service providers must ensure a distance of at least 2 meters between persons sitting at different tables if there are no partitions. At the same time; all existing general epidemiological safety requirements must be observed - distance; hand hygiene and disinfection; ventilation; face masks (except for visitors sitting at the table and children under 7 years of age).; 01/03/2022 The restriction on the number of people at the tables has been lifted.

03.03.2022

21/10/21 Public events are not held. In general; people are encouraged not to gather and not to meet people outside one’s household.

25.11.2021

21/10/21 Provision of sports training services is not allowed. Sport training can be carried out outdoors individually or by one household.

25.11.2021

21/10/21 cultural events can't be organized on site; but they have to take place virtually.

11.11.2021

22/06/2021: If the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100 000 inhabitants is less than 100; the maximum allowed number of participants is 500. The events can last from 6.00 to 24.00.; 14/7/2021 For events with a mixed type of audience; attended by vaccinated; Covid-19-infected and those adequately tested (with an appropriate digital certificate) the number of visitors allowed is still 500 indoors.; 17/8/2021 Adults with Covid-19 vaccination or disease certificates will be able to attend cultural and entertainment events in the so-called “green regime” (only vaccinated/diseased); taking their minor children with them. Children under the age of 12 do not need to be tested but the organiser has to provide a separate sector for parents with children without a Covid-19 certificate or Covid-19 testing.

11.11.2021

22/06/2021: if the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100 000 inhabitants is less than 100; the maximum allowed number of participants is 1000. The events can last from 6.00 to 24.00. No limitations exist if all attendants are either vaccinated or previously infected; 14/7/2021 For events with a mixed type of audience; attended by vaccinated; Covid-19-infected and those adequately tested (with an appropriate digital certificate) the number of visitors allowed is still 1000 outdoors.; 17/8/2021 Adults with Covid-19 vaccination or disease certificates will be able to attend cultural and entertainment events in the so-called “green regime” (only vaccinated/diseased); taking their minor children with them. Children under the age of 12 do not need to be tested but the organiser has to provide a separate sector for parents with children without a Covid-19 certificate or Covid-19 testing.

09.11.2021

21/10/21 The places of religious activity can start to work from 6:00 and can work until 19:00.

09.11.2021

09/11/2020 All entertainment venues are closed; except for open-air activities. Museums; libraries; cultural centres and other cultural places are able to continue the work and may only be visited individually during the limited working hours from 06:00 to 20:00.; 03/12/2020 until 11/01/2021. All cultural sites; exhibitions; as well as fairs; including Christmas markets are suspended. Libraries are allowed to hand out books for pick-up and; subject to epidemiological security measures; museums are still available to visitors.; 21/12/2020 All cultural sites are closed for face-to-face visits. Museums are also closed to visitors; and libraries stop issuing books. However; outdoor museum exhibits are still open.; 30/12/2020 All facilities should close at 21.00 from 30/12/2020 to 03/01/2021 and from 08/01/2021 to 09/01/2021.; 12/01/2021 The measures are prolonged until 25/01/2021. Libraries are open again for publishing but not for visitors.; 26/01/2021 The measures are prolonged until 7/02/2021.; 8/02/2021 The measures are prolonged until 06/04/2021.; 03/06/2021 Libraries; museums and related art and history exhibits are open to the public for individual visits.; 15/06/2021 People vaccinated against COVID-19 (or previously infected) are able to attend public cultural events like theatre performances; concerts; film screenings; etc.; and going to clubs and other entertainment venues without the use of face masks and without the distance of 2 meters.; 16/06/2021 Public events where visitors are in private cars and boats are allowed.; 23/06/2021 Events are allowed with limitations on the number of participants. Events with a mixed audience can last until 00.00; while events with only vaccinated or infected people do not have any time restrictions.; 19/10/2021 Only vaccinated and recovered from COVID-19 are able to attend public cultural events with a maximum capacity of 60% of the space area (max. 1;000 ppl seperated in 3 sections of 300 ppl). Visitors should be seated; and when indoors they are obligated to wear FFP2 masks. The COVID-19 certificate is required also for cultural sites; museums; cultural centres; art galleries; exhibition halls; open-air stages; theatres; concert halls. ; 21/10/21 cultural events can't be organized on site; but they have to take place virtually.

19.10.2021

09/11/2020 until 06/12/2020 During weekends and public holidays non-essential shops in shopping malls are closed.; 03/12/2020 Shops and service providers venues must provide 15 square meters per visitor. Various restriction measures were introduced on what is allowed to sell and when. All stores and the shopping centres; regardless of the total sales area; may be open on weekdays as usual. However; only pharmacies; including veterinary pharmacies; may operate on Saturdays; Sundays and public holidays; while only groceries (except alcohol and cigarettes); hygiene products and fuel may be sold in shops.; 7/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 25/01/2021.; 21/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 7/02/2021.; 8/02/2021; certain shops will be entitled to operate without product group restrictions (e.g. shops where food is sold not less than 70% of the assortment of goods; shops where hygiene products are sold not less than 70% of the product range).; 23/02/2021: The number of people in shops must be limited to one to at least 25 m²; 7/04/2021; All stores that have a separate entrance with a sales area of more than 7;000 square meters and are not located in shopping centres can re-open. ; 20/05/2021 Shopping centres with a total sales area of more than 7;000 m2; where visitors have separate external access (external entrance) to the point of sale can also open. ; 03/06/2021 All shopping centres may open.

27.09.2021

09/11/2020 Bars and cafes can serve food only for take-away. Exceptions are catering services at educational establishments and at the airport; as well as on-site catering at a place of work; such as a factory; with a strict organization of the flow of people.; 30/12/2021 All facilities should close at 21.00 from 30/12/2020 to 03/01/2021 and from 08/01/2021 to 09/01/2021.

27.09.2021

In places of worship: masks to be worn at all times; 10 m2 per person; do not exceed 20% of the room capacity; working hours from 6.00 to 20.00; Sunday school remotely

27.09.2021

A maximum of 300 people (both indoors and outdoors) will be allowed to attend public events. In addition; as before in public indoor areas; including rented premises; people must have fixed; personalized seating and face masks at events.

27.09.2021

01/08/2020: max. 250 persons may be gathered in public spaces with an area of up to 1;000 m²; and 500 persons in places larger than 1;000 m².

27.09.2021

no more than 500 people may be indoors at the place where the event or economic service is provided;

21.09.2021

A maximum of 300 people will be allowed to attend public events.

21.09.2021

Ban on all public events. The ban does not apply to outdoor meetings and processions for up to 50 people. Entertainment and wellness services will not be allowed during the emergency.

21.09.2021

01/07/2020 The number of people in public gatherings increases to 1000 outdoors.

21.09.2021

10/10/2020 The number of people in outdoor public gatherings is limited to 1;000.

21.09.2021

01/08/2020 The number of people in public gatherings increases to 3000 outdoors.

21.09.2021

In the period until 31 July; the number of visitors to the event may not exceed 100 people in rooms with a total public area of ??up to 1000 m2; but 500 people may gather in rooms with an area of ??more than 1000 m2; subject to the condition of at least 4 m2 per person.

20.09.2021

Restrictions on number of participants lifted every month depending on the location. No restrictions on the number of participants if during the event people are inside vehicles.

20.09.2021

17/03/2020 Indoor sports clubs - closed. Outdoor sports places shall be open from 8.00 to 22.00

07.09.2021

12/05/2020 It will be possible to organize non-contact sports trainings or classes in person; observing the following conditions: no more than 25 people may gather in one training group at the same time; indoor training time - three hours; outdoors - an unlimited period of time; the class shall be led by a certified coach; a mutual distance of two meters has to be observed; the areas of different training groups should not physically overlap; children under the age of seven do not participate in training; instructions of the manager of the sports venue and the coach should be followed; other physical distancing and epidemiological safety measures which will be developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Health have to be observed.

07.09.2021

3/12/2020; on-site indoor sports training may only take place for Latvian adult national team; Olympic professional and Paralympic team athletes and adult professional athletes of international and top league team sports teams (professionals whose main occupation is sports). Other indoor sports training may take place only individually or in pairs with a coach; while group training for up to 10 people may only take place outdoors. There will also be stricter requirements for sports activities ; where indoor sports will still be allowed only individually or one-on-one with a coach. An additional condition is that the gym will have to provide 15m2 of space per person and the number of people in the gym will not exceed 20% of the maximum possible number.; 7/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 25/01/2021 . Gyms are closed now; 21/01/2021 this measure is prolonged until 7/02/2021. Gyms are closed now.; 5/02/2021 this measure is prolonged. Gyms are closed now. 8/03/2021 sports competitions will be able to take place in all the highest leagues of Latvian team sports games. It will be also allowed to organize competitions not only for Latvian adult team athletes; but also for team athletes over the age of 15; strictly observing all epidemiological requirements and conditions.

07.09.2021

Ministry of Culture will have the right to regulate the procedure according to which the requirements of physical distancing and disinfection should be observed in the activities of cultural institutions such as libraries; museums; and other places.

07.09.2021

17/03/2020 Religious institutions are closed.; 12/05/2020 Religious institutions are closed are allowed to reopen under certain restrictions (e.g. max 3 hours)

07.09.2021

Medical institutions; social care institutions and prisons restrict visits to the institution to third parties.

07.09.2021

12/05/2020 Up to 25 people gatherings indoor for no longer than 3 hours are allowed if all rules are apllied e.g. 2 meters distance; 2 people (more if the same household and parents with kids). If it is possible to ensure a distance of two meters and other safety rules set by epidemiologists; indoor and outdoor gatherings of up to 25 persons will be allowed for public and private events; as well as meetings; processions; and pickets. In addition; organized religious activities will also be allowed. In private events at home; the area of the apartment should be taken into account in order not to exceed the proper number of persons; corresponding with the instructions of epidemiologists.

18.12.2020

No sport activities taking place indoor and gyms are closed.

03.12.2020

Ban on private events outside the same household (no guest living elsewhere may be accommodated); except for funeral and baptismal ceremonies in emergencies

03.12.2020

In shops (indoors and outdoors) maximum occupancy should not be more than 20% of the maximum number of visitors.

03.12.2020

Occupancy in public public transport may not exceed 50% of the maximum possible occupancy.

03.12.2020

Ban on private events outside the same household (no guest living elsewhere may be accommodated); except for funeral and baptismal ceremonies in emergencies

03.12.2020

Museums and other cultural places don't work; Christmas fairs are closed.

17.11.2020

Update 17 August 2020: Indoors no more than eight (instead of 4) non-household visitors can be at the same table; while no more restritions are applied for outdoor sitting. 3m2 are required per person. Dining places can be open from 6:30 a.m. until 2 a.m.

04.11.2020

it is forbidden to organize sports events; such as competitions (does not apply to international sports events; as well as team sports games of the highest league team sports competitions for adults).

15.10.2020

Non-essential shops closure: Open

Restrictive measures mandatory between 10 July 2020 to TBD

In order to implement the basic principle of the provision of information, a provider of an economic or public service or an organiser of an event shall place the following information on precautionary measures in a clearly visible place: 5.1. a warning that persons for whom self-isolation, home quarantine, or isolation has been specified or who display signs of a respiratory disease may not be present at the relevant site; 5.2. a warning that a two-metre distance must be maintained, and also regarding other distancing conditions, if such have been specified; 5.3. the conditions for correct hand and respiratory hygiene. As of 25 May, Entertainment, cultural, sports, and other recreational places may be open from 6.30 to 24.00. Bars, restaurants, cafés are allowed to operate, subject to the rules and limiting the number of visitors to no more than two persons or one family at one table. From now on, all stores will be open in shopping centres during weekends and holidays. The restriction that only grocery stores, press outlets, pharmacies, vaccination offices, optical stores, animal feed stores, dry-cleaner’s, hygiene and household goods stores, and construction and gardening goods stores may operate in shopping centres is cancelled. Previously, it shall be determined that cultural, entertainment, outdoor sports and other recreational areas start work not earlier than at 8.00 and finish before 22.00;

Events stop: Free

Restrictive measures mandatory between 10 October 2020 to TBD

From 10 October 2020 to 31 December 2020, the number of persons present at the same time at public event sites or sites where economic services are provided shall not exceed: 14.1. 500 persons in indoor spaces; 14.2. 1000 persons in outdoor spaces. [9 October 2020; 13 October 2020] 14.1 From 17 October 2020 to 31 December 2020, the number of persons present at the same time at private events shall not exceed: 14.1 1. 30 persons in indoor spaces; 14.1 2. 300 persons in outdoor spaces. Open as of 11 Aug. with limitation of 2m distance, upon organising events, the duration of the event shall be limited. At event sites or sites where economic services are provided, the number of persons present there at the same time shall not exceed: 14.1. 1000 persons in indoor spaces; 14.2. 3000 persons in outdoor spaces. 15. When organising an event or providing an economic service: 15.1. it shall be ensured that not more than 50 % of the total number of persons allowed by the area and infrastructure of the event site or site where the economic service is provided are present on the event site or site where the economic service is provided; 15.2. at least 3 m2 of the area of the event site or site where the economic service is provided shall be provided in indoor premises per person; 15.3. the organiser of the event or the provider of the economic service shall ensure information available to the public on the maximum number of persons allowed at the event site or site where the economic service is provided. As of 25 May, Events may be organised for a maximum of 25 persons, observing a 2 metre distance between persons, ensuring disinfection, and not exceeding the 3-hour limit As of 7 May 2020, If it is possible to ensure a distance of two meters and other safety rules set by epidemiologists, indoor and outdoor gatherings of up to 25 persons will be allowed for public and private events, as well as meetings, processions, and pickets. In addition, organized religious activities will also be allowed. In private events at home, the area of the apartment should be taken into account in order not to exceed the proper number of persons, corresponding with the instructions of epidemiologists. At events where visitors can participate while remaining inside their vehicles, the determined restriction regarding the number of persons will not be applied. Duration of the course of events outdoors will not be limited; however, the duration of indoor events cannot exceed three hours. The organizer has to ensure compliance with restrictions and the availability of disinfectants. The working hours of culture, entertainment, sports, and other recreation places will be extended from 7:00 to 24:00. Public and private sports events, organized in accordance with the Law on Safety of Public Entertainment and Festivity Events, will not be permitted. Previously, All public events, meetings, demonstrations and pickets involving more than 200 people shall be cancelled and banned from 13 March 2020. From 19 March, Working hours of cultural, entertainment, sports and recreational venues may still extend no later than 23:00, and now their opening time has also been restricted to no earlier than 8:00. All tours abroad offered by tourism operators and passenger carriers have been cancelled.

27.07.2020

300 persons allowed in outdoor spaces in conformity with Sub-paragraph 15.2 of this Regulation.

16.06.2020

Religious institutions allowed to reopen under certain restrictions (e.g. max 3 hours).

26.03.2020

4.10.1 enforcement of short-term prison sentences by penal institutions shall be postponed; while arrest and transportation to prison of persons sentenced to short-term imprisonment or whose fine; or community service has been replaced by the court with short-term imprisonment; shall be suspended.