It is your responsibility to check with the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia or one of its consulates for up-to-date information. Upon arrival, Canadians are required to present a passport that must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of expected departure from the Schengen area.
Prior to travelling, ask your transportation company about its requirements related to passport validity, which may be more stringent than the country's entry rules.
Long format: d mmmm yyyy or mmmm dd, yyyy (Day first, full month name, and year or first full month name, day, and year, in left-to-right writing direction) in Afar, French and Somali and (Day first, month number and year in right-to-left writing direction) format in Arabic language.
Long format: D MMMM YYYY (Day first, full month name, and year in left-to-right writing direction) for Bilen, English, Tigre and Tigrinya, Since 1996-05-01, the international format yyyy-mm-dd has become the official standard date format, but the handwritten form d. Standardization applies to all applications in the scope of the standard including uses in government, education, engineering and sciences. The number of the month is usually written with Arabic numerals but it also can be written with Roman numerals, or the month's full name can be written out, the first letter not being capitalized. In India, the DD-MM-YY is the predominant short form of the numeric date usage.
Since 2006, the old format (d)d.(m)m.(yy)yy is allowed again as alternative to the yyyy-mm-dd format in areas where there is no risk of ambiguation. (Day first, month number, and year in right-to-left writing direction) format in N'ko language. Almost all government documents need to be filled up in the DD-MM-YYYY format.
Long format: D MMMM YYYY (Day first, month and year in left-to-right writing direction) for French and Fulah and yyyy. An example of DD-MM-YYYY usage is the passport application form.
The insurance must cover the entire length of your stay.
Gregorian dates follow the same rules in Persian literature but tend to be written in the dd/mm/yyyy format in official English documents.
The following information has been obtained from the Latvian authorities and is subject to change at any time.
The country- or territory-specific entry/exit requirements are provided on this page for information purposes only.
While every effort is made to provide accurate information, information contained here is provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, express or implied.
The Government of Canada assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages in connection to the information provided.