Posts tagged as Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs

Online tool to prepare for acquisition of Latvian citizenship comes out

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

On Wednesday, July 14, the Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs (PMLP) released a free electronic tool through which interested applicants can verify their knowledge and prepare for tests to acquire Latvian citizenship, the PMLP said. PMLP invites people who want to acquire Latvian citizenship to check out an electronic tool that will help prepare for the naturalization test. It’s available  here (in Latvian only with personal details required). PMLP said that…

Citizenship and Migration offices to work longer hours

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs (PMLP) plans to extend the working time in all Latvian departments by half an hour starting next week, PMLP Deputy Chief Executive Uldis Apsītis said in an interview to Latvian Radio July 14. This is done to reduce queueing for the issuance of new documents. The PMLP spokesman explained that one of the reasons for the long queues is that people often do not…

OCMA: majority of Latvian immigrants live in Britain, Ireland and Germany

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Office for Citizenship and Migration Affairs has calculated the exact number of Latvian citizens living abroad. The majority of Latvians reside in Britain (73,081, of which 73,613 are citizens), followed by Ireland (20,560 residents, of which 20,343 are citizens), Germany (18,394, of which 15,316 are citizens), and USA (16,075, of which 15,316 are citizens), according to the data compiled in July 2018. 5,722 Latvians live in Australia. 5,230 Latvians…