Planning a trip to Latvia from Dubai? Now you can apply for a tourist visa from Dubai with Go Kite Travel and Tours. With our expert guidance, you can apply for a tourist visa to Latvia with a higher chance of getting the visa. If you wish to travel to Iceland from the UAE, then you should submit a tourist visa application at a mission of Latvia or a visa centre at least 15 days before travel.
Who can apply for a Latvia Tourist Visa in the UAE?
Any person who is residing in any of the seven emirates of the UAE and who have a valid UAE residency (Minimum three months validity), and do not belong to any of the Schengen visa-exempt categories, Can apply for a tourist visa to Iceland from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. If you belong to any of the below-listed countries you can apply for a tourist visa to Latvia from Dubai.
Latvia tourist visa is issued for those who want to visit the country for Leisure purposes (Tourism purposes, or visiting your friends or family). The travellers who entered Latvia on a tourist visa must not take up gainful employment during their stay and they should exceed the visa validity.
All tourist visa holders are not allowed to work or study in any part of Latvia. Therefore, you must apply for a work permit or student visa or any other type of visa based on your intention of staying.
If you are holding a Tourist Visa (Schengen Visa) issued by Iceland, you can also travel to the below-listed Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Spain and Switzerland.
Passport: Home country passport with a minimum of six months validity. The new passport should have a minimum of 3 blank pages and also should submit the old passport if any.
Application Form: Duly filled application form issued by the Embassy of Latvia. Fully concluded in English and signed and dated by the applicant himself ( signed by both parents in case of minors, below the age of 18)
Valid UAE Residency: Emirates ID and Copy of the stamped residency visa (valid at least three months from the date of expiry of the requested visa / intended end of the journey)
For GCC Nationals- Copy of valid Emirates ID card
Personal Photograph: 2 recent colour photographs
Personal Covering letter: Stating the intention of the travel and details of family members travelling are also recommended when applying for the Latvia Tourist visa.
Medical Insurance- Overseas Travel Insurance
Requirements: Your insurance should be valid for the entire period of the requested visa and all Schengen countries. Minimum coverage 30,000 € and repatriation. (Medical insurances of credit cards are not accepted).
Letter from local employer/sponsor (NOL)-NOC Letter from the Employer: The NOC should include name, postal address and telephone number of sponsor/company, with details about applicant’s working position, starting date of employment and salary and expected date to resume duties and purpose of travel. In the case of a partner, NOC should be obtained from other partners and Also valid trade license copy for the investor/partner of the company should be attached with the NOC.
In case of dependents- Sponsors valid passport copy and UAE residence visa to be attached with the cover letter.
If minors below the age of 18 (if applicable) – establishing legal parenthood: Copy of either birth certificate/proof of adoption/custody decree, if parents are divorced / death certificate of parent (The Iceland Consulate may request to submit the original document at a later stage).
Documents, need to be translated into English. “Letter of consent” (Authorization of Minors) from parents, including passport copies and valid UAE residence visa copies of both parents/ legal guardians in case the children are travelling with others.
In general, for countries that do require a Latvia tourist visa fees might vary depending on factors such as the duration of stay and so on.