Loss of Latvian Passport while Visiting Indonesia

A return certificate is a temporary travel document, which assures the identity of a person under jurisdiction of the Republic of Latvia and replaces travel document (Latvian Passport) issued by the Republic of Latvia.  The Return Certificate gives its holder the right to cross the border of the Republic of Latvia one time only, when returning from Indonesia.

ApplyING Return Certificate

The Return Certificate can be issued by the Latvian Honorary Consulate General Office in Jakarta if the person requesting it, while visiting Indonesia, has lost his/her travel document issued by the Republic of Latvia (Latvian Passport) or if the document has been stolen or has become invalid for further use.

In extreme situations, the Return Certificate can be issued instantly (with approval from Consular Department of Latvia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The validity of the Return Certificate is 30 days.

In order to receive a Return Certificate, the following documents must be submitted to the Latvian Honorary Consulate General Office in Jakarta:

  • Application form - click here to download (MS-Word)
  • The invalid Latvian Passport
  • If the Latvian Passport has been stolen – police report and explanation for loss
  • If the Latvian Passport has been lost – explanation for loss
  • Two passport size photos (3x4cm)
  • Fee for issuing the Return Certificate

ARRIVING Home in Latvia

After leaving Indonesia and arriving in Latvia, the person holding the Return Certificate must submit it to the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (OCMA) of the Ministry of the Interior of Latvia, based on the last registered permanent residence place and must then apply for a new passport of the Republic of Latvia.

Latvijas Republikas Goda Generāl Konsulāts | +62 21 2957 5010 / +371 6616 3344 | consulate.general@latvia.or.id