Only one Covid-19 test type valid to enter Latvia starting today

As of January 25, only one type of Covid-19 test will be valid to gain entry to Latvia.

The internationally recognized method of testing for Covid-19 - Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test will only be valid when entering Latvia. The PCR test is widely used worldwide.

On the other hand, those who have recently (up to three months prior) had Covid-19 will have to show a doctor's statement that they are not infectious.

The Ministry of Transport calls for a responsible assessment of the need to travel and to carefully examine the epidemiological safety requirements of the countries through or to which peopleare to travel.

Since January 15, it has been mandatory to show a negative Covid-19 test in order to cross the Latvian border.

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