Embassy of the Austria in the Republic of Latvia
The Austria embassy in Riga is located in the city center. The Embassy's working hours are from 08:30 to 18:30 by local time. National Day is the 26th October.
Address of the embassy
The Austria embassy in Latvia is located at Alberta iela 13, 7th floor, Riga. The Embassy's postal code is LV 1010 .
Tel.: +371 672 161 25
Fax: +371 672 161 26
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary posted to Latvia at the Austria embassy is Her Excellency (H.E.) Ms. Stella Avallone
During her career Ms. Stella Avallone has served in various capacities, among them:
- Since 2018 Ambassador of Austria to Latvia;
- From 6/2018, Head of the Division for Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and the South Caucasus, Department of Bilateral and Regional Planning and Programming of Development Cooperation, Directorate General for Development Cooperation, Federal Ministry for European Affairs, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna, Austria;
- From 10/2014, Head of Division for Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, Department of Bilateral and Regional Planning and Programming of Development Cooperation, Directorate General for Development Cooperation, Federal Ministry for European Affairs, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna, Austria
- 2009 - 2014 Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Austria, Warsaw, Poland;
- 2007 - 2009 Head of Exhibitions and New Media, Department for Organizing Cultural and Scientific Events Abroad, Directorate-General for International Cultural Policy, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of Austria;
- 2003 - 2007 Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum, Milan, Italy;
- 2001-2003 Head of Bilateral Development Cooperation with Central and Eastern Europe, the Western Balkans and the Newly Independent States, Department of Bilateral and Regional Planning and Programming of Development Cooperation, General Directorate for Development Cooperation, Foreign Ministry;
- 1999-2001 Member of the Human Dimension Division, Austrian delegation to the OSCE, Vienna, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
- 1997-1999 Head of Division, Department of Transport, Energy and the Environment, Directorate General for Economic Policy and Coordination of the EU, Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
- 1990-1997 Culture Attache at the Consulate General of Austria, since 1993 Head of the Cultural Center at the Austrian Embassy, Bratislava, Slovakia
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About the embassy
Austrian Embassy in Latvia runs an inclusive range of consular services to local, Austrian, and international citizens in Latvia.
The Austrian Embassy in Latvia can help Latvian citizens through its consular services, if they:
- Need basic or specific information about Austrian economy, culture, sports, education and more;
- Need info regarding requirements and process of getting Austrian Citizenship;
- Specific contacts and information in Austria;
- Want to apply and obtain Austrian Visa.