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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
 

If you suspect you have Covid-19

To apply for a state-funded Covid-19 test

Mon-Fri: 8.00-18.00

Sat-Sun: 9.00-14.00

 

Contact E. Gulbja Laboratorija to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests 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-Fri: 9.00-19.00, by prior appointment.
In Rēzekne, Mon-Fri: 8.00-12.00
In Daugavpils, Mon-Fri: 8.00-12.00

Elsewhere in Latvia – by prior appointment at a mutually arranged time.
On pre-holiday days, working hours are reduced by one hour.

The iVF RIGA Holding laboratory provides state-paid services for Covid-19 sample collection. Rapid antigen testing is available as a paid service.

Mon-Fri: 8.00–20.00
Sat: 8.00–13.00
Sun: 12:00–19:00

Contact Central Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests or to apply for paid tests.

On working days: 7.00-20.00
On saturdays: 8.00-17.00
On sundays: 8.00-16.00

 

Contact MFD Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests or to apply for paid tests

On working days from 8.00 to 18.00,
on weekends from 9.00 to 15.00

SIA "Veselības centrs 4" (Health Center 4 Ltd.) Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests or to apply for paid tests

On working days: 8.00 -13.00;
14.00-18.00

Contact NMS Laboratory to apply for state-funded Covid-19 tests 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)

24/7

Other numbers related to Covid-19

Ministry of Foreign Affairs toll-free information phone number for callers from Latvia about travel and consular services

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00 (break 13.00-13.30).

Ministry of Foreign Affairs information phone number for callers from abroad about travel and consular services

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.)

 

24/7

CRPC (PTAC) consultations on cancelled trips, events

Mon-Thu: 8.15-17.00
Fri: 8.15-15.45

 

 

24-hour phone number of the State Border Guard for inquiries on crossing the state border

24/7

The Information Centre of the Ministry of Education and Science on the provision of education in the country

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.15

 

 

State Education Quality Service for asking about the implementation of the educational process

Mon-Wed: 8.30-17.00

Thu: 8.30-18.00

Fri: 8.30.-16.00

E-mail:

ikvd@ikvd.gov.lv

National Centre for Education for information on exams, interest education, and School Youth Song Festival

par eksāmeniem

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00
E-mail: visc@visc.gov.lv

 

 

If police assistance is required and for reporting any possible violations of law

24/7 

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.

Mon-Thu: 8.30-17.15

Fri: 8.30-16.00

(Working hours are reduced by one hour on pre-holiday days)

Phone number of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs

Mon-Thu: 8.30-16.00
Fri: 9.00-15.00

 

Free informative telephone number of the Riga City Council

 

Mon-Fri: 8.00-18.00

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: 17.00-8.00
On weekends and public holidays: 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

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00

 

National Health Service (NVD) on available health care services and any changes in their provision

Mon-Thu: 8.30-17.00
Fri: 8.30-16.00

19.06.: 8.30-16.00

Health Inspectorate for reporting any medical staff violations related to Covid-19

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00

State Labour Inspectorate on employer-employee relations in accordance with the Labour Law

Mon-Thu: 9.00-12.00; 12.30-16.30
Fri: 9.00-12.00; 12.30-14.00

 

Consultations on support measures for entrepreneurs (LIAA)

Mon-Fri: 8.30 to 17.00

The State Revenue Service support phone number for companies affected by the Covid-19 crisis

Mon-Thu: 8.15-17.00
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.

Mon-Fri: 8.30-17.00

Phone number of the Volunteer Movement #paliecmājās

24/7