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Visa Information

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Latvia
  • Masks not required in public
  • No Visa Required

Port Restrictions


  • Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?
    • Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
      • Crew change permitted?
        • Yes, no PCR test required upon arrival/before departure to airport/from vessel, but
          • all on/off-signers should be registered at and get QR code (CovidPass) for transit Latvian territory to/from vessel
      • Shore leave permitted?
        • Yes
    • Any other restrictions due to COVID - 19?
      • Ship agents of all cargo vessels calling at the Port of Riga, in addition to other pre-arrival documentation shall submit also completed Maritime Declaration of Health Form via the International Ship Logistics and Port Information System (SKLOIS) before entering the port.
      • Upon crossing the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) reporting line, the Master of the vessel shall call the VTS - call sign “RIGA TRAFFIC” - on VHF ch 09 and confirm that all crew members are in good health. The Master of the vessel shall also provide an identical report at least one hour prior departure from the port.
      • All activities related to cargo handling and ship maintenance shall be carried out with a minimum of physical contact between persons...

    Flight Restrictions

    • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 31 March 2022.

    Agency Costs

    • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 110 per pax
    • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 80 per pax
    • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
    • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 120
    • Meet & Greet: USD 240

    Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

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