Riga

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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."

Enjoy living and working in Riga

Are you an expat living in Riga? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Latvian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺWhat are the most famous sights in Riga?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for special food stores in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Riga can take you hours. However, by using our Riga expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Riga. Beginning with restaurants and nightlife top tips about local organisations & companies - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Riga.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Riga. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Rome to living in Jersey City.

Top Articles in the Riga Expat Guide

  • Moving to Riga

    Riga is the capital city as well as the economic and cultural hub of Latvia, but still offers a livable and non-metropolitan atmosphere as well as a multicultural heritage. As such, moving to Riga is getting more and more popular. Read on for more info on the city, its climate, and accommodation.
  • Living in Riga

    Riga is not only a cultural center, with interesting architecture and multiple influences, but also a city just a stone’s throw from majestic natural landscapes: living in Riga is a diverse and exciting experience, enriching and adventurous for any expats planning on making Riga their new home!
  • Working in Riga

    Riga, as capital city, is the principal center of business and economy and can offer many opportunities across a wide range of sectors. It is, moreover, an international hub thanks to its harbor on the Baltic see. So get ready for working in Riga and read up on job hunting, work permits and more.

Information for the Expat Life in Riga

Are you looking for specific information, such as real-estate agents in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Latvia? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Riga, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Riga. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Riga expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Riga and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Sveiki from our expats living and working in Riga.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Riga? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Abu Dhabi or living in Shanghai!

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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