On Monday, October 19, officials from the State Border Guard on the external borders and inside the country identified 11 offenders.

Five border offenders have been identified on the external borders, including three foreigners have been denied entry to Latvia. One Georgian citizen has been denied entry to Latvia at the border control point of the airport “Riga”, because the foreigner has been barred from entering and staying in the territory of the countries of the Schengen area, while the entry of the border control pointof the Paternieki to Latvia was refused to two Ukrainian citizens because the foreigners had violated the regulation 360 “Epidemiological security measures to limit the spread of Covid - 19 infection” requirements.  Persons returned to the country of exit.

While taking immigration control measures inside the country, breaches of the entry or residence rules have been identified for two Indian citizens.

Officials of the State Border Guard have called for violations in the field of the operation of vehicles and vessels, or have refused to cross the border with four persons - two citizens of Estonia, one Ukrainian and one citizen of Latvia.

Prepared by:

Jolanta Babiško