In emergency situations abroad the local authorities are responsible also for foreign nationals staying in the country.

In order to receive urgent assistance, contact the rescue authorities: police, fire and rescue service, ambulance. In large-scale crisis follow the local media and observe the instructions provided by the local authorities.

To receive information about consular assistance in emergency situations, please contact the Consular Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, phone: +371 67015905. During non-working hours, please call the emergency service phone number: +371 26 337 711 (also available on WhatsApp and Viber) or send an e-mail to:

If consular assistance is needed for Latvian nationals or unrepresented EU citizens abroad, Latvian diplomatic/consular missions should be contacted in the following emergency situations:death

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