Certificate Attestation / Apostille – Latvia

Latvia is a country in the Baltic Sea of Northern Europe. Bordered by 5 countries, it has a population consisting of different ethnic groups. More than a quarter of the citizens speak Russian language. The country has a good education and employment amenity. For people migrating from Latvia to other countries in search of a job or study purpose, must get their documents attested. To complete this process, certain steps are to be followed. The professionals at BVS Global can help you in completion of the document attestation.

The Process of Apostille/ Attestation in Latvia:

In the process of Apostille, the documents should be properly certified by the designated authorities at the various levels of government departments and ministries. This is a legal procedure which is followed as a standard procedure in all the member countries. To initiate it, you should submit the original copies of your paperwork along with other required documents as deemed necessary by the authorities. The main steps in this process may include the following:

  • A legal translation of the documents if asked by the authorities.
  • A notary attestation or state certification from the relevant authorities in Latvia.
  • Attestation or apostille from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia.
  • Attestation from the Embassy or Consulate office in Latvia.

Why You Need It

When a document is attested, it eliminates all worries regarding the genuineness of the documentation and eases the process of your international endeavor. Such authentication is a legal necessity for all cross-border undertakings involving personal or career-related advancements:

  • Embassies or consulates for visa or passport issuance
  • Immigration office in case of visa application, emigration request or work status change etc.
  • World education services (WES) and International qualifications assessment (IQAS) verification
  • Equivalency requirements for Ministry of Education (MOE) or Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR)

How Can We Help?

With our expertise and experience in this field, BVS Global offers a wide range of comprehensive services that include attestation, Apostille, authentication, verification, translation, and legalization of the public documents. The certified professionals working with us ensure timely completion of this process in strict adherence to the guidelines issued by the Convention.

If you need any help for Apostille of your documents in Latvia, you can count on us. To assure you complete peace of mind, we offer our translation services in more than 200 global languages.

For more information about this service, please contact us.

Document Attestation through BVS Global

As a complex process, requiring careful attention to details, getting a document attested demands expertise and a full understanding of the procedures involved. Handling it on your own can mean unnecessary delay, slipups and expenses.

BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements. Our attestation services include:

  • Embassy & Consulate Attestation
  • Apostille from countries part of Hague convention
  • Attestation from state government departments and ministries

We handle attestation of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

Reach Out to BVS Global Attestation Services

BVS Global Services is a one stop shop for all document authentication services. We provide verification and attestation in more than 100 countries, translation services in over 200 languages. We also provide visa concierge facilities in over 80 countries.

Attestation or legalization Process for documents from Latvia

Ministry of Education or notary in Latvia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia or an Apostille

Embassy or Consulate in Latvia

Ministry of foreign affairs of the destination country


Original certificate(s)

Passport copy

Declaration form

Power of Attorney (if required)

Document Types

Types of Personal Documents

ACPO – ACRO – NIS Certificate attestation

POA - Power of Attorney Attestation

Adoption certificate legalization

Affidavit attestation

Certificate of residency attestation

Certified language translations

Copies of personal documents such as passports and references attestation

Copy Passports driver’s licenses and other identity documents attestation

Court Document authentication

Criminal Record Checks (CRB) attestation

Decree Absolute or Nisi attestation

Divorce certificate or decrees issued by the Family Court attestation

Driving License attestation

Employment Awards attestation

Employment Letters attestation

Finger print certificate attestation

Grant of Probate certificate legalization

Health certificate attestation

Letters of Attendance attestation

Letters of Authorization

Life certificates attestation

Marriage Certificate attestation

No Impediment Certificate attestation

No Impediment to Overseas Marriages certificates legalization

Ministry of justice attestation on translated documents

Notary Public witnessed documents

Police clearance certificate attestation

Police Letters legalization

Power of Attorney witnessed by a solicitor

Probate documents and wills attestation

Single Status certificates attestation

Solicitor signed documents attestation

Birth Certificate Attestation

Personal Status Certificate Attestation

Singleness Certificate Attestation

Certificate of No Marriage Record Attestation

Death Certificate Attestation

Certificate of Indemnity Attestation

FIR Report Attestation

Experience Letter Attestation

School leaving certificate attestation

Good Conduct certificate attestation

NBI clearance certificate attestation

Process of Attesting Personal Documents

Legal Translation from Latvia (If Necessary)

Notary in Latvia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Latvia

Process of attesting educational documents

Legal Translation from Latvia (If Necessary)

Ministry of Education in Latvia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Latvia

Process of Attesting Commercial Document

Concerned authority or Govt. department in Latvia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia or an Apostille

Embassy or consulate in Latvia

Example of document attestation procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of Latvia document, to be used in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in Latvia.

Documents of Latvia origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to Ministry of foreign affairs UAE attestation, the document has to be attested by a notary or ministry of education in Latvia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Latvia and UAE Embassy in Latvia.

*If any embassy or consulate in a particular country is not operational, the document would be directed to the nearest government body, which has the jurisdiction over that country for attestation or an Apostille


BVS Global provides attestation, legalization, authentication, verifications, and Apostille service for personal, educational or commercial documents

We provide attestations, legalizations or apostilles, for any type of Latvia documents for usage in other countries besides the UAE. Kindly note the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be replaced by an apostille, if the origin or destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates may not be required for some countries.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes may vary from time to time depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fees structure and more information.

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