Latvia Business Visa Requirement

  1. Passport: 

Need an original passport with at least six months validity beyond the anticipated travel date and minimum two blank pages for visa stamping is required.

  •  A copy of any previous passports or visas that have been issued.
  •  Include all of your previous passports (if any).
  • If a visa request is denied, the information of the original letter sent by the country’s authorities are preferable.
  1. Visa Application Form: 

The applicant must complete and sign the visa application form.

  1. Photo requirements: 

Two current passport-size photos with a white backdrop and no border (Size: 3.5 cm x 5.0 cm). The photos should not be stapled to the Application Form.


Please note: The photograph should not be older than three months and should not have been used for any previous visas.


  1. Covering-Letter: 

A letter outlining the objective of the visit as well as the itinerary.


  1. Letter of Invitation/Tour Plan: 

In the case of a business visit, a letter of invitation from a host/company in the visiting country is necessary.

  1. Travel medical visa insurance: 

Confirmation of coverage of at least 30,000 Euros across the Schengen area. The policy’s validity term must be explicitly stated, and it must cover the entire duration of the trip, including arrival and departure dates.

  1. Letter forwarded:
  • On the firm’s letterhead, a forwarding letter / NOC from the applicant’s company authority specifying the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of visit.
  •  A letter from the educational institution requesting a visa or a student card/proof of school enrollment (if student).


  1. Proof of Occupation: 
  •  If the applicant is a first-time traveler or a proprietor, a company registration certificate (original notarized English translation and original photocopy).


  •  Copies of the office ID card and visitor cards


  1. Documentation of civil status:

Marriage certificate, children’s birth certificates, and spouse’s death certificate, if applicable


  1. Financials:
  •  Personal and company bank statements for the previous six months, clearly stating the bank’s name and telephone number.


  • Pay stub for the previous six months. (If applicable)
  1. Itinerary & Hotel Reservation: 

Proof of Stay for the entire duration of the anticipated stay. Round-trip air tickets or issued E-tickets with travel dates (with return flights for courses less than 91 days).

So-way Tours & Travels offers Visa Consultancy in Latvia.


Visas are provided to Bangladeshi visa applicants who intend to travel to Latvia in a variety of categories, including:


Visit visas, tourist visas, business visas, family visas, and other visas are all available.


Latvia, along with Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, is a member of the Schengen countries.

For further information on Schengen visas, see the Schengen Visa website.


Latvian visa applications are handled by the Swedish Embassy. As a result, please apply for your Schengen visa for Latvia at the Swedish Embassy.


Sweden’s Embassy:

Tel: (+88) 02 5566 8500 

Fax: (+88) 02 882 3948 

Address: Road 51, House 1, Gulshan-2, Dhaka 1212

E-mail: ambassaden.dhaka@foreign.ministry.se

Website: www.swedenabroad.com/dhaka


Latvia is represented in Schengen visa cases via the Swedish Embassy in Dhaka. There is an appointment system in place at the Swedish Embassy. Contact schedule an appointment, go to the following external service provider (this does not apply to online applications):


There is an appointment system in place at the Swedish Embassy. To schedule an appointment, please contact the external service provider listed below (not applicable for online applications).


Visa Application Center in Sweden

Helpline No: (+88) 09 606 777 333, 

Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90, 

Gulshan North, Gulshan-2, Dhaka (Sunday to Thursday 09:00 to 17:00)

Email: info.swedenbd@vfshelpline.com

Website: www.vfsglobal.se/bangladesh/index.html

Hours of operation:

Sunday – Tuesday, (9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Sunday-Tuesday 13:00-14:00 receiving endorsed passports

Sunday-Tuesday 13:00-14:00, Visa Section phone queries

The cost of a visa to Latvia is 7,679/-.


Processing Time: 

The total processing time is estimated to be 10 to 15 working days (time may vary depending on the applicant’s profile and the actual processing time at the embassy).

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