Latvia Work Permit Occupations and International Recruitment Agencies For Work Visa Sponsorship

latvia work permit and recruitment agencies

Latvia needs foreign workers. Labour Shortage in 7 different job sectors makes it easy for job seekers to secure their position in these 37 occupations highlighted in EURES reports about Latvia Labour Market.

Latvia is a small European country, member of Schengen Zone and a Baltic nation. Neighbouring countries of Latvia are Estonia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. Latvia is also considered as the easiest country in Schengen Zone to issue Work Visas.

Labour Shortage Occupations in Latvia

1. Agriculture Sector
Agri Farm Labourers
Vegetable and Fruit Farming Workers

2. Healthcare Sector
Therapeutic equipment technician
Paramedics
Doctors (Medical Specialist)
Psychologists

3. General Occupations
Fishery Workers
Aquaculture labourers
Paper products machine operators
Survey and market research interviewers

4. Construction Sector and Related Occupations
Building cleaners
Concrete finishers
Air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics
Bricklayers Masons
Building electricians
Construction labourers
Line installers
Tile Masons
Glass and Ceramic Plant Workers
Welders and flame cutters
Painters and Spray Painters
Sheet / Metal workers
Stonemasons, stone cutters
Metal Structure erectors

5. Logistics and Transport
Truck drivers
Travel attendants / travel stewards

6. Information Technology
Data Analysts
System Analysts
Programmers
Computer network Engineers
Database and network professionals
Web developers

7. Engineering and Manufacturing
Aircraft engine mechanics and related workers
Mechanical engineers
Mineral products machine operators
Metal Finishing machine operators
Mining engineers

Getting Latvia Work Permit in 2024

As other Schengen countries, the process of getting a work permit in Latvia is same but it is much faster. Unlike Malta and Lithuania where the work permit approval takes more than 6 months, in Latvia it only takes 10 to 15 working days. Work Permit Approval is also known as “Visa Issuance Letter”. Once you have it, you can apply for Latvia Work Visa from your home country.

Requirements For Latvia Work Visa

For EEA and EU Nations

  • No work visa needed.

For Non-EEA and Non-EU Nationals

  • Job Offer from a Latvian Employer is required.
  • Work Permit Approval is required.
  • Residence permit

How to Find Job in Latvia?

Job search in Latvia is not as hard as in other Schengen countries. Specially if you are looking for work in one of these shortage occupations, you are likely to get job in first attempt.

You can either search on various job portals or secure a job via international recruitment agency. There are many recruitment agencies in Latvia, but the top 3 are mentioned below which deals with job seekers globally.


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WORK IN is a Riga based recruitment agency founded in 2010. they hire in multiple job sectors for seasonal jobs as well as permanent jobs. Visit their website for more details and registration.

Horizons is very well reputed recruitment agency all over the Europe. They not only provide jobs to international job seekers, but their team of immigration professionals help candidates with their Work Permit and Work Visa documentation.

Visit Horizons website, provide your CV to show your interest in getting a job in Latvia, and they will do the rest.

Now this recruitment agency has a different approach. They don’t ask for a CV, instead they need a video message from the job seekers. During the registration of a job seeker, they ask multiple questions regarding age, education, work experience etc. and auto generate a CV.

Video message makes it easier for them to find a suitable job for the candidate.

16 thoughts on “Latvia Work Permit Occupations and International Recruitment Agencies For Work Visa Sponsorship

  1. I like to get a sponsorship job in Painters and Spray Painters. I did working on this sectors. If possible please let me know the requirements. Thank you.

  2. Intend to work in challenging and competitive environment where strong sense of responsibilities and
    commitment are required, where dignity of work provides job satisfaction and the place of work
    provides potential for learning, growing and achieving goals of the company

  3. My name is sardar muhammad. I from pakistan , i have master degree +medical technician and lab assistant diplomas. I have 6 years experience with ctc company in pakistan. I have experience in monitoring and managment .

  4. Hallo Sir
    My name Muhammad Nabeel from Pakistan.my Work experience in dairy filed.work experience in multinational company nestle Pakistan Pvt ltd 7 year.milk quality assurance department.my request for work permit

  5. Hy sir i am my name is Tajamalbukhari from oman i neen job in agriculture warehouse constrution .

  6. I recently graduated title of my degree is Accounting and finance I have done 2 mounth internship in bank is there any jobs available for me?

  7. TO:
    The Director ,
    Organisation name,
    Address,
    Subject:
    Application for the job LTV/HTV Driver
    Respected Sir,
    It is stated that I am ALTAF AHMED khan.I have read your job advertisement on website that LTV/HTV Driver is required for office purpose in your department.I have experience of driving in various 15 years. Within my duration of job.I have never injured anyone, neither I have any accident by grace of God. I can drive both left and right hand side drive. I have the Licence of LTV/HTV. Recently, I am driving a Taxi Car as a partnership but to get further chances in my life I want to apply in your Department.I assure you to be truthful you will find me a dedicated person. Kindly, accept my application, it would be a kind favour for me.I would be highly obliged. Thanking you I remain.

    Your Sincerely,
    Altaf Ahmed Khan

    Contact No-+919886657320

  8. Heloo mam/sir i need a job there as i do run my little shop here and can do fruit colleticing experince and bike rider delivry guy here . Hope you reach me here at [email protected]
    Whatsapp +9779748822134. Thank you

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