The Republic of Türkiye recognized the independence of the Republic of Latvia in 1925 and the first Turkish Embassy accredited to all Baltic States was opened in 1929.

The Republic of Türkiye did not recognize the occupation and subsequent annexation ofLatvia by the former USSR. Following the disintegration of the former USSR and declaration of indepence of Latvia, diplomatic relations between Türkiye and Latvia were re-established with a joint declaration in Riga on22 October1991.

The Embassy of the Republic of Türkiye in Riga was opened on 29 September 2005 at its temporary premises on Blaumana iela, 5a and moved into its current premises in 2008.


Şule Öztunç Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 18:00

Consular Section 09:00-13:00 14:00-17:00 +37167821600 For Emergency calls 7 Days 24 Hours +37120331048
1/1/2023 1/2/2023 New Year's Eve
3/23/2023 3/23/2023 Religious Holiday
4/7/2023 4/10/2023 Easter Holiday
5/1/2023 5/1/2023 Labour Day
5/4/2023 5/5/2023 Independence Restoration Day
6/23/2023 6/24/2023 Ligo and St. John's Day Summer Fest
6/27/2023 6/27/2023 Religious Holiday
7/10/2023 7/11/2023 Final Day of the Latvian Nationwide Song and Dance Celebration
11/20/2023 11/20/2023 Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia
12/25/2023 12/27/2023 Christmas Holiday