Frequently asked questions
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- General Questions about Baltic Legal
- Questions about residence permits
- Questions about real estate
- Geographical questions
- Schengen questions
- More Questions?
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Questions related to residence permits in Latvia
- Who can Apply for a residence permit?
- How to Apply for a residence permit?
- What is the Procedure?
- Is there any difference if I purchase real estate for LVL 50,000 or LVL 100,000?
- How many times do I need to visit Latvia in order to purchase the real estate and to apply for the residence permit?
- Is there any chance that my residence permit request will be rejected?
- Is there any difference if I receive the residence permit based on investment or through real estate?
- Once I have obtained the residence permit in Latvia, can I live in another Schengen area country?
- What rights does a residence permit grant to it's holder?
- What is the most efficient way to receive a residence permit in Latvia?
- How popular is acquisition of residence permits through financial investment?
- How much money do I need to invest in a Latvian company in order to apply for a residence permit?
- How much money do I need to invest in a Latvian bank in order to apply for a residence permit?
- If I have a residence permit, can my family also qualify?
- Can I apply for a residence permit, if someone else pays for the real estate purchase?
- When investing money into a
Latvian company, what companies are considered
- Which law governs the acquisition of residence permits in Latvia?
- What state institution is responsible for granting residence permits in Latvia?
Real Estate in Latvia
Questions relating to Real estate in Latvia.
- How to find real estate in Latvia?
- Purchasing real estate in Latvia
- What to do when I own real estate in Latvia?
- Where is the most in-demand real estate?
- How many investors have requested residence permits based on the purchase of real estate?
- If I purchase real estate in order to apply for a residence permit, can I pay in cash?
- How do I get to Europe?
- What is the lifestyle like in Europe?
- Where can I find more information about Latvia?
- What is the Schengen Area?
- What countries do participate in the Schengen Area?
- What do I need to enter the Schengen Area and to travel within it if I am not an EU citizen?
- Are all Schengen member states also members of the European Union?
- Are there territories of EU member states that are located in or outside Europe, but are not parts of the Schengen Area?
- Are there any internal borders between the Schengen Area member states?
- Do I need any documents to travel within the Schengen Area by plane?
- If I have a residence permit in Latvia, how long can I stay in another Schengen Area member state without registration?
- What types of visas are there for non-EU citizens?
- Does Schengen visa provide a 100% guarantee of entry to the Schenge Area?
- Do citizens of the western Balkan states need a Schengen visa to enter the Schengen Area?
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