Latvia

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Japanese Expats in Latvia?

Connect with fellow Japanese in Latvia
Get information in our Latvia guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Latvia

Javier Vazquez

"Sharing our expat experiences in Riga was very helpful. Particularly when it comes to setting up your own business here."

Michelle Guillemont

"The idea to conect expats worldwide is not only great, it really works. I met several French-speaking women within the first weeks."

InterNations – The Place for Japanese Living in Latvia

Want to connect with the expat community of Japanese in Latvia? Looking for Japanese compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Japanese expats to go on an excursion to Latvia's dense pine woodlands, interspersed by over 3,000 small lakes with?

InterNations Latvia offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Latvia or are still in Japan planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Japanese expats in Latvia is going very strong, with members having roots all across Japan - from Sapporo, over the Kansai Region to Tokyo.

Meet other Japanese at our events in Latvia

Attend our monthly events and activities for Japanese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Latvia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Latvia

    Moving to Latvia offers diverse landscapes and opportunities, from the touristic coastal region and pristine beauty spots, to the modern cities with their inspiring architecture. Read up on InterNations some advice and information about this country, its people and the climate!
  • Living in Latvia

    Latvia is a green country on the Northern coast of Europe, with strong Russian influences and an interesting heritage. Whether you are planning on living in the quiet countryside or in the modern cities, Latvia won’t let you down. Find out more about the country in this guide!
  • Working in Latvia

    As many other fast growing economies, Latvia boasts diverse top sectors, with many work opportunities for expats especially in international industries related to exports. Find out what you can expect in terms of job opportunities in Latvia and get informed about work permits and taxation with this guide.

Tips and Advice on Latvia from Your Fellow Japanese Expats

Obviously, expat life in Latvia goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Japanese is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Latvian mentality and way of life. Japanese in Latvia are a part of our community, calling cities such as Daugavpils, Jelgava, Riga, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Japanese in Riga, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Japanese delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Latvian InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Japan.
  • On the Latvia Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get sushi and sashimi in Riga, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Latvia has information on the nearest Japanese embassy and many other institutions.

From Latvia's dense pine woodlands, interspersed by over 3,000 small lakes to Riga's historic city centre, you can meet supportive and friendly Japanese expats in Latvia on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Japanese in Latvia

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Latvia. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Latvian pirags, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Riga’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Latvia? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the popular holiday suburb of Jūrmala and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Japan and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Konbanwa from our Japanese living in Latvia!

Javier Vazquez

"Sharing our expat experiences in Riga was very helpful. Particularly when it comes to setting up your own business here."

Michelle Guillemont

"The idea to conect expats worldwide is not only great, it really works. I met several French-speaking women within the first weeks."

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