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Working in Latvia

If you want to work in Latvia, check whether you will need a visa or work permit. You should also look at what will happen if you lose your job or are unable to work due to sickness or disability.

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Working in Latvia

If you want to move to Latvia to work, you probably have a lot of questions: Do I need a residence or work permit? Under what conditions can I work in Latvia? What should I arrange in the Netherlands before moving to Latvia and what do I need to do in Latvia before I can go to work? The Information Centre for Immigrants’ website provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about working in Latvia.

Please note that a lack of knowledge of the Latvian language can be a major barrier to finding work in Latvia.

How is it to live in Riga, the capital of Latvia, as an expat? Read about the experiences of other expats!