Latvia Visa Insurance

Procedure to get the Visa letter for Latvia(Schengen Visa) consulate

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Latvia Visa Requirements
  • A medical maximum of at least 30,000 Euro (the equivalent being about $50,000 USD) with coverage for accidents, sudden illness for the entire length of stay.
  • A repatriation benefit.
  • An emergency medical evacuation benefit.
  • The insurance provider must have an office in Europe.
Travel insurance purchase on a website called may appear unconnected for visiting Europe and Schengen countries. However, travelers should know that insurance plans offered on this section are offered by US insurers and designed to meet Latvia Visa insurance requirements.

Travel insurance for visiting Latvia

Latvia, the Baltic republic between Lithuania and Estonia has many long sandy beaches, dense forests and nature preserves. Its capital Riga is a modern dynamic city having a history old quarter which is listed as a world heritage site. The country is not yet a popular tourist destination, partly because of it having been a part of the former Soviet Union, however this sparsely populated country has many attractive spots for visitors. Thanks to its many forests and wetlands, the country has several national parks making it a popular destination for bird watching.

International travellers should make sure that they however buy proper travel medical insurance while visiting Latvia. US domestic health insurance plans including Medicare do not offer coverage outside the US. Understanding and buying proper overseas travel medical insurance is now simple with online sites like American Visitor Insurance. While it sounds illogical to buy travel insurance for visiting Latvia on a website called American Visitor Insurance, we work with reputed US insurance companies to offer a wide choice of international travel insurance options both for visiting the USA as well as for traveling around the globe. Our quote comparison tool and FAQ section helps customers make informed decisions while buying travel insurance

  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Available from client zone
  • Policy Maximum#1
  • Deductible#2
  • Visa Letter
    Sent immediately after purchase

#1  Policy Maximum is the maximum eligible medical expenses that the plan will cover.

#2  Deductible is the amount of expenses that must be paid out of pocket before an insurer will pay any expenses.

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Long term Europe Visa Insurance
US citizens who want to stay in any of the 25 Schengen countries for more than 90 days in a 180 day period need a Long Stay Visa. One of the requirements for this visa is proof of medical insurance with medical expenses coverage up to €30,000 (or the equivalent in US dollars) which is valid during the whole stay in the Schengen countries. The insurance company should provide a visa letter stating coverage amounts for medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation while in Europe (or 'unlimited' if there is no limit of coverage).

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Travel insurance for residents of Latvia visiting the USA

Health care in the US while very sophisticated is also very expensive. It is therefore prudent to buy proper visitor health insurance while visiting the US. Latvians travelling to the USA should buy travel insurance as US domestic health insurance is not available to visitors and most regular health insurance plans will not cover travellers outside their home nation. Tourists can review the different factors to consider before buying travel insurance to make an informed decision.

Is travel insurance necessary for Latvia?

If you need a visa for traveling to Latvia (Schengen visa), then - Yes, Latvia travel insurance is necessary for applying for the Schengen visa. The Latvia visa travel insurance requirement is a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros.
If you a citizen of a country which does not need a visa for traveling to Latvia, then buying travel insurance for Latvia is not mandatory for visits of less than 90 days. However given the cost of healthcare in Latvia, and that domestic health insurance offers little health insurance outside your home country, it is strongly recommended to buy travel insurance for Latvia.

How can I get travel medical insurance for Latvia?

Travelers to Latvia who need the Schengen visa can buy Latvia visa travel insurance on our website. Our Schengen visa travel insurance quote facility displays the travel insurance that satisfy Latvia visa consulate requirements. Once you complete buying the Latvia visa travel insurance online, you can download the required Latvia visa letter which you can submit while applying for the Schengen visa.

How much is travel insurance for Latvia visa?

The cost for the Latvia visa travel insurance varies depending on the age of the traveler and the duration of coverage required. The older the traveler the higher is the cost. The longer the duration of Latvia travel insurance required, the greater will be the cost. Our Latvia visa insurance application quote facility lists the travel insurance that satisfy Latvia visa consulate requirements.

Popular tourist destinations in Latvia


Riga is undoubtedly the most popular place to visit in Latvia. The Old Town, or Vecrīga, looks medieval, but much of the architecture was actually rebuilt in the 1990s.


Sigulda is nicknamed the Switzerland of Latvia thanks to its beautiful scenery, but it also offers some amazing architecture worth exploring.


Jurmala is a coastal resort destination. It is the largest resort on the Baltic, and the stretch of sandy coastline is one of the longest in Northern Europe.

Rundale Palace

Latvia has its fair share of palaces, and Rundale Palace is certainly one of the most beautiful. The Baroque building was constructed during the 18th century.

Latvia - General information

Latvia Flag
map  Location

Baltic region of Eastern Europe

house  Capital


calendar  Best time to visit

April to September

currency  Currency

Latvian lats

population  Population

Around 2 million

language  Language

Latvian, Russian

map  Vacation spots

Jurmala, Liepaja, Riga, House of Blackheads, Cesis Castle, Ventas Rapid, Turaida Castle, Riga Castle.

Tourist information about Latvia

Latvian Visa Information
  • The Schengen visa is a common document for travel to 26 Schengen countries of which Latvia is a member country.
  • You can apply for the Latvia visa from the country of your residence by visiting the Latvia consulate or embassy.
  • It might take within 7 days to receive the visa.
  • Insurance Plans available at American Visitor Insurance are applicable for
    • Schengen Visa A (Airport Transit Visa)
    • Visa B (Transit Visa)
    • Visa C (Travel Visa)
    • Visa D (Long Stay Visa)
Documents for Visa
  • Passport
  • Completed visa application
  • 1 color photo (35mm x 45mm)
  • Visa Fee
  • Proof of valid travel insurance policy
  • Latvia visa insurance letter
When to visit
The good time to visit is from April to September.
Vacation Spots
Jurmala, Liepaja, Riga, House of Blackheads, Cesis Castle, Ventas Rapid, Turaida Castle, Riga Castle, The Cat House..
Pork in Aspic, "Herring in a Jacket" (Herring with vegetables), Jani (Summer Solstice) Cheese, Sorrel Soup, Grey Peas with Bacon, Sauteed Sauerkraut...
Latvian, Roman, Yiddish, Baltic...

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