Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Latvia
Jakarta - Indonesia
website of HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL OF Latvia in Jakarta
The mission of the Honorary Consulate General office is to promote cultural, economical, educational development between the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Indonesia. The Honorary Consulate General aims to protect the interests and rights of the Latvian citizens and subjects in Indonesia, and as well to increase the awareness about Latvia, its culture, economy and education to Indonesian general public for further strengthening the relationship between Indonesians and Latvians. The office of Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Latvia in Jakarta was established in December 2007 with the appointment of Ayub Junus as the Honorary Consul.
State of Emergency over COVID-19
In respect of the declared state of emergency over COVID-19, the Latvian government has decided to close all its international air, road, sea and railway borders starting from 17 March.
Latvian nationals and foreigners permanently residing in Latvia will be allowed to return to the country and foreigners will be allowed to leave the country.
Latvian nationals are required to register with the Consular Register at https://www.latvija.lv/lv/Epakalpojumi/EP139/Apraksts to inform the Ministry regarding their location, as well as, if there are no available return flights, to fill out the form http://www.airbaltic.com/repatriation to register for potential airBaltic return flights. All this information will be collected and possible flights planned accordingly.
As the situation is changing rapidly, they are invited to follow information on Ministry’s Consular Department’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/celodrosi/ as well as on Ministry’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/arlietuministrija/
The Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department emergency phone is +371 26337711
Extension of Stay Permit in Indonesia due to COVID-19
In view of COVID-19 situation whereby Latvian travelers who are currently visiting Indonesia and are unable to return home to Latvia, can apply for stay permit extension at the nearest Immigration Office.
A new Indonesian ministerial regulation (Permenkumham No. 8 of 2020) allows foreign travelers to extend stay in Indonesia with either; forced circumstance stay permit, limited stay permit, permanent residence permit, re-entry permission.
For applying such extension of stay, you would be required to visit the nearest Immigration Office to apply the extension of stay permit and referring it to PERMENKUMHAM NO. 8 of 2020.
The Honorary Consulate General in Jakarta emergency phone is +62 81 75780000 (Voice/SMS/WA)
Republic of Latvia
Egils Levits, the President of Latvia is Head of State and Commander-in-chief of the National Armed Forces of the Republic of Latvia.
Appointed since 8 Jul 2019.
Edgars Rinkēvičs, the Minister of Foreign Affairs is a cabinet minister and in charge of foreign policy and relations of the Republic of Latvia.
Appointed since 25 Oct 2011.
Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš, the Prime Minister of Latvia is the Head of the Government of Latvia, and presides over the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers.
Appointed since 23 Jan 2019.
Ayub Junus, the Honorary Consul-General is to protect interest of Latvians/ subject and to facilitate trade between Latvia and Indonesia.
Appointed since 10 Dec 2007.