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For an admission to a university, there are some general requirements binding on all higher education institutions in Latvia and some institution-specific requirements which can be set by the universities.
How to apply step by step
Please contact the university to have detailed information on the admission procedure, because each university's admission procedure may vary!
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Citizens of countries required to hold a visa in order to enter Latvia MUST apply at Latvian consular missions in foreign countries or at the consulates of other Schengen Member States, which are competent to process Schengen visa application for travelling to Latvia. Please see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the relevant information find Latvian Embassies.
For the visa and residence permit application, you may consult higher education institution’s admission office to learn what procedures undergo and what documents to submit. Additionally, the admission office will assist you during the application process and will inform you about the requirements for the application for studies. Any questions concerning application process should be addressed to universities.
Countries subject to prior consultation
According to Article 22 of the Visa Code, there are a set of Third countries whose citizens, or categories of citizens are subject to prior consultation before they may receive a visa. For a list of these countries, please see the relevant section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Please contact the university for detailed information on the admission procedure as each university's admission procedure may vary.