LATVIA RESIDENCE BY INVESTMENT

Latvia issued 6,647 residence permits in 2017

In 2017, EU member states 3.1 million residence permits were issued across the EU to people from non-member countries of

 

Latvia issued a total of 6,647 residence permits to foreign citizens. This is just 0.21% of the total residence permits issued by member states, lowest in the EU.

 

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The maximum number of residence permits (32%)  issued by Latvia are for employment and 31% for family reasons, and 24% for study reasons.

 

Over 20% of latvian residence permits were issued to Russians and Ukranians

  • Russia 1,625 (24.4%)
  • Ukraine 1528 (23%)
  • India 809 (12.2%)
  • Belarus 484 (7.3%)
  • Uzbekistan 384 (5.8%)

 

 

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