Consultations in Riga
+371 25565098 (I-V 9:00-17:00)
+371 28612120 (I-V 9:00-17:00)

+371 67898343 (I-V 9:00-20:00)
Skype: PatverumsDM
Lacplesa street 75 - 1 B, Riga
Consultations in the Regions
+371 25723222
+371 25719118
+371 25719266
+371 25719588

Information for Newcomers

Are you from a country outside European Union* and you need support and consultations? Specialists from the Information Centre for Newcomers (hereinafter - the Centre) are always there to help you!

Professional and experienced lawyers will consult you to free consultations on working days from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. by phone, e-mail and in person (a visit should be arranged in advance). ICN working hours is HERE<<

You can receive the information on the activities of the Centre and answers to your questions at Riga office:


+371 25565098 (I-V 9:00-17:00)

+371 28612120 (I-V 9:00-17:00)

 +371 67898343 (I-V 9:00-20:00)

 Lacplesa street 75-1B, Riga


If your present place of residence is located outside Riga, please contact our
regional offices:

"Latgale" in Daugavpils

 +371 25723222

 Parades street 1-231, Daugavpils

"Zemgale" in Jelgava

 +371 25719588

 Lielā iela 15-2, Jelgava 

"Vidzeme" in Valmiera

 +371 25719266

 Meža street 7-215, Valmiera

"Kurzeme" in Liepāja

 +371 25719118

 Klaipedas street 96A, Liepāja 

You are kindly invited to receive free consultations and answers to various social and legal issues regarding the life in Latvia, such as:

employment (labour law)
migration (residence permits, visas)
rights of tenants (issues related to housing)
family law (family reunification, divorce, inheritance matters, etc.)
legalization and recognition of education documents
starting a business (issues related to entrepreneurship), etc
You also have the possibility to receive psychological consultation

If you are in need of assistance from support person in order to reach the premises of consultations, we kindly invite you to inform us about it during the application for consultation.

Our clients have the possibility to receive an on-site consultation also at their place of residence by agreeing on the possible time and place with consultants.

We are always there to help you!

*A third-country national - person who is not a citizen of the member states of the European Union, the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation.                                 

Information Centre for Newcomers is implemented by society “Shelter “Safe House”” within the framework of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. The project is co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No. PMIF/12/2020/3/01.