The Federation Council has radiferous agreement with Latvia on the simplification of mutual trips

CC0 / NakNakNak / Riga, Latvia. Archival photo.The Federation Council has radiferous agreement with Latvia on the simplification of mutual tripsCC0 / NakNakNak /

The Federation Council ratified at a meeting of the agreement on amendments to the intergovernmental agreement with Latvia on the simplification of mutual trips of residents of border areas. Changes include new steps in the process.

Agreement on amendments to the document was signed in Riga on 14 November 2017, it applies to citizens of the Russian Federation and Latvia, as well as foreign nationals who legally reside in the border territories of these States no less than three years.

The initiative to make changes to the agreement made by the Latvian side. We are talking about the lifting of restrictions on the total period of stay of citizens in the neighboring border areas in the calendar year and refusal stamp in the passport stamps of the border control.

The agreement simplifies the procedure of mutual trips of residents of border areas of Russia and Latvia, while allowing a simplified procedure of obtaining permission for local border traffic (the norm), the inhabitants of border territories without being provided for in the legislation of the parties to the medical insurance policy valid for the period of the first trip.

Additionally, you receive the opportunity to be on the border of the territory norm during the term of the permit without limiting the total length of stay.

The agreement also provides for the possibility of crossing the Russian border without putting a mark on passing the border control in norm and valid travel documents.

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