Person who has obtained rights of residing/employment in Latvia for more than 1 year (up to 5 years) must go through a yearly registration process to keep these rights valid. A new TRP is issued once the registration process is finished.
The registration process usually should be initiated about 1-1,5 months prior to the expirydate indicated on the TRP card the person in question holds.
Below is the action plan for the registration process with an estimated time frame (please note that the time frame is approximate as it depends on how fast the necessary documents are gathered and reviewed by the Latvian Immigration authority):
|7-9 days||The Invitation for the employee is prepared in approximately 2 business days, if necessary, documents described in section 2 of this document are gathered and submitted to us. Then, the Invitation is submitted to the Migration authority and the review takes up to 5 business days after which the approval from the Migration authority is received. If the Migration Authority asks for more documents, the term can be extended.
*In some cases, the Invitation is not necessary
|Submitting documents to the Immigration Authority|
|-||Gathering all the necessary documents for application for the TRP. The necessary documents are the following:
For each individual case the documents necessary might vary.
|1-2 months||Submitting the application for TRP to a Latvian foreign
embassy (if applicant applies from abroad)
Immigration Authority’s decision
In general, the decision can be adopted within 30 days in case of standard procedure or within 10 or 5 business days in case of the accelerated procedure. Please note that our prior experience shows that the Immigration authority can prolong the term in case it considers that (a) more information is required or (b) it requires
|2-10 days||Visiting the Immigration Authority in Latvia
Once the decision is made, the applicant and his dependants that applied with him/her can submit their biometric data to the Migration Authority.
TRP cards will be made and can be received by each applicant personally children also need to be present.
It is possible to obtain the TRP card within 10 or 2 business days. The stamp duties are the following: