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Attention! You can enter Latvia only for urgent reasons! You can enter Latvia only if you have a negative Covid-19 test, which was performed by the PCR method and passed no earlier than 72 hours before boarding the plane! Before entering Latvia, fill in the e-confirmation on the website Covidpass.lv! When entering Latvia from third countries (countries outside the European Union and the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom) you must perform a repeated Covid-19 test immediately after entering! When entering from countries where the cumulative 14-day incidence rate of COVID-19 per 100,000 population exceeds 50, and any third country, mandatory 10-day self-isolation must be observed, even if there is a negative Covid-19 test! The list of countries can be found at www.spkc.gov.lv.

Covid-19 testing at the airport

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For the convenience of passengers and employees working in the Airport territory, Riga Airport offers a wide range of Covid-19 testing options available at the E. Gulbis Laboratory permanent patient reception point, rapid testing point for travellers to the Netherlands and also contactless Covid-19 testing point.

Type of the test Price*
PCR test (swab from the nose and throat) 37 EUR
The saliva PCR test 29 EUR
The antigen or rapid test 24 EUR
Antibody tests 6.80 - 41.50 EUR
The saliva test
(contactless)
29 EUR

A permanent E.Gulbis Laboratory patient reception point

The patient point is located in the Airport’s check-in hall, to the right of the entrance. 

Who can use this service?

Taking into account the epidemiological safety measures in place at Riga Airport, passengers can visit the point not earlier than 72 hours before their flight and must present a boarding pass or booking confirmation before entering the terminal. The point will also be available to arriving passengers by presenting a boarding pass to enter the check-in hall, as well as to employees of the Airport and companies working at the Airport.
 

How to apply?

Passengers should apply for Covid-19 tests at the Airport patient point in advance; however, patients without appointment will also be served in free time between appointments. You can sign up by calling 67801112 or on the website of E. Gulbis Laboratory, by choosing airport in the section "Service centers".

In addition to Covid-19 tests, other tests that are not subject to special handling or storage conditions can also be taken at the permanent patient point. More detailed information will be available from the laboratory staff, upon specifying the respective test.
 



The contactless Covid-19 testing point

There is also a contactless Covid-19 testing point of E.Gulbis Laboratory at Riga Airport, which is located at the Airport at the exit of Arrivals Hall E.

This point is available to anyone interested and travellers can take a saliva test, the result of which is ready within 24 hours. This device can only be used by those Airport guests and employees who have access to authentication tools recognized in Latvia: Swedbank, SEB, Luminor or Citadele internet bank, e-parakstsID or e-paraksts Mobile or Smart-ID. If these authentication tools are not available, you can authenticate by sending a passport or ID card photo.

The rapid Covid-19 testing point

Attention! Passengers departing for the Netherlands are advised to visit a testing point in a timely manner. The point is open already three hours before flights to Amsterdam.