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GN 00312.220 Latvia – Vital Statistics Records

Procedure – Birth Certificates

Since births before 1921 were registered in the churches, any request for a person born before 1921 must show the church where the person was registered.

1. Office to Contact

a. Birth Occurred Before 1906

State History Archive
16 Slokas Street
Riga, Latvia

b. Birth Occurred After 1905

Central Archive for Civil Registration Records
86 Brivibas Street
Riga, Latvia 1001

c. Alternative for People in the U.S.

Latvian Embassy
2306 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
Telephone: (202) 328-2840
Fax: (202) 328-2860

2. Fee

  1. Request sent to an Archive in Lativa: 1.00LS

  2. Request sent to the Latvian Embassy in the U.S.: $20.00 U.S.


To Link to this section - Use this URL:
http://policy.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0200312220
GN 00312.220 - Latvia - Vital Statistics Records - 03/10/2006
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:03/10/2006