PROTOCOL OF VISITS

10.03.2016. 17:20

The President’s Division of the Chancery of the President of the Republic of Latvia is responsible for the organisation and logistics of incoming and outgoing visits by Heads of states and their spouses.

The State Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for the organisation and logistics of incoming and outgoing visits by Government, and Ministers for Foreign Affairs.

Incoming visits of Speakers of Parliaments, as well as outgoing visits of the Speaker of the Saeima (the Latvian Parliament) are the responsibility of the Protocol Division of the Saeima.

For incoming and outgoing visits of line ministers and EU Commissioners, the respective protocol departments in their ministries are responsible

Categories of visits

Visits are divided into following categories: state, official, working and private visit.

Transit visits and visits due to technical reasons are also possible

Practical Information

  • Lists of Participants, language, arrival/departure, security and other arrangements

Financial Aspects of the Visits

  • Expenses covered and not covered by the Latvian Government