This toll-free hotline will help you find answers to frequently asked questions about Covid-19
CDPC (SPKC) phone number if you have any questions regarding
infection with Covid-19, its prevention, self-isolation, or quarantine
On working days: 9.00-16.00
Applying for the Covid-19 vaccine. The telephone line to be used for registering for the vaccine.
On working days: 8.00 -20.00
on weekends: 9.00-17.00
To apply for a state-funded Covid-19 test
Contact E. Gulbja Laboratorija to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests (if you have been abroad and have symptoms) or to apply for paid tests
Every day: 8.00–20.00
The State Scientific Institute “BIOR” laboratory both performs state-paid Covid-19 tests and offers sampling at companies and institutions.
In Riga, Mon-Thu 9.00-19.00, by prior appointment; Fri: 9.00-20.00
In Rēzekne, Mon-Fri: 8.00-12.00
In Daugavpils, Mon-Fri: 8.00-12.00
Special time slot for collecting samples from travellers: 9.00-10.00.
Elsewhere in Latvia – by prior appointment at a mutually arranged time.
The iVF RIGA Holding laboratory provides state-paid services for Covid-19 sample collection. Rapid antigen testing is available as a paid service.
Contact Central Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests (if you have been abroad and have symptoms) or to apply for paid tests.
On working days: 8.00-20.00
On Saturdays: 9.00-15.00
On Sundays and holidays: 9.00-12.00
Contact MFD Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests (if you have been abroad and have symptoms) or to apply for paid tests
On working days from 8.00 to 20.00,
on weekends from 9.00 to 16.00
Contact NMS Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests (if you have been abroad and have symptoms) or to apply for paid tests
On working days: 8.00-18.00
On Saturdays: 9.00-12.00
If your symptoms of the disease are severe (very high temperature, shortness of breath)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs toll-free information phone number for callers from Latvia
Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00 (break 13.00-13.30)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs information phone number for callers from abroad
Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00 (break 13.00-13.30)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour helpline for emergenciesabroad (lost travel documents, deaths, serious illnesses, disasters, etc.)
CRPC (PTAC) consultations on cancelled trips, events
Changes in PTAC working hours on holidays:
May 5, 6 - 8.15-17.00;
May 7 - 8.15-16.15;
May 8 - 8.15-14.45
24-hour phone number of the State Border Guard for inquiries on crossing the state border
The Information Centre of the Ministry of Education and Science on the provision of education in the country
If police assistance is required and for reporting any possible violations of law
Phone number of the Ministry of Culture for consultations on issues in the field of culture, incl. organisation of safe cultural events, reception of foreign guest artists.
(Working hours are reduced by one hour on pre-holiday days)
Phone number of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs
Free informative telephone number of the Riga City Council
Mondays - Fridays from 8.00 to 18.00
General practitioners’ consultation phone number in cases of acute illnesses and injuries, as well as in cases of exacerbation of chronic diseases
On working days from 17.00 to 8.00, on weekends around the clock
Food and Veterinary Service on weekdays. For issues regarding cleaning/disinfection and other hygiene issues in food trade and catering companies, on trading non-prepacked food
National Health Service (NVD) on available health care services and any changes in their provision
Health Inspectorate for reporting any medical staff violations related to Covid-19
Consultations on support measures for entrepreneurs (LIAA)
Changes in LIAA working hours on holidays:
May 5, 6, 7: 8.30-17.00
May 8: 8.30-16.00
Mon-Fri: 8.30 to 17.00
The State Revenue Service support phone number for companies affected by the Covid-19 crisis
Changes in working hours on holidays:
May 7: 8.15–17.00;
May 8: 8.15-15.00
Fri: 8.15- 15.45
Consultations for companies affected by the Covid-19 crisis (regardless of the industry) on the support instruments offered by ALTUM: guarantees for bank loan holidays and current asset loans.
Phone number of the Volunteer Movement #paliecmājās