What are the mandatory vaccinations required to enter Latvia?

  • Poliovirus vaccines
  • DPT- diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus
  • MMR- measles/mumps/rubella

NOTE: Tourists need to consult a travel agent for latest and updated information on required vaccination prior to their departure to visit Latvia.


Other optional but recommended Vaccination for Travellers visiting Latvia:

  • Hepatitis-A
  • Hepatitis-B
  • Typhoid


Other health risks: Mumps, Rabies and Tick borne encephalitis.


What type of Health Insurance is valid for Tourists or Visitors in Latvia?

  • Consult your medical service provider for the facilities related to the medical terms that will they cover emergency expenses.
  • Medical facilities in Latvia are widely available and of high quality.
  • In some hospitals there is lack of equipments.
  • Some hospitals may require immediate cash also.

NOTE: Tourists or Visitors need to consult medical travel insurance providers and/or travel agents to know details about insurance policy limitations in Latvia and whether it covers all expenses or not in case of medical emergency during your stay in Latvia.

Health tips while travelling to Latvia:

  • Carry full medical prescription and the basic medicines which can be used in general like: stomach ache, joint pains etc. But must cross check the drugs which you carrying with you may be banned in that country.
  • Prevent insect bites.
  • Sanitize your hands always.
  • Drink bottled water only.

NOTE: While you are recommended to carry prescription from home country some medicines may not be legal or available in Latvia. Travellers are recommended to consult a travel agent and medical advisers for alternative medicines in Latvia.

Also Read: Customs followed in Latvia

Last update on January 25, 5:23 pm by Nidhi S.