Latvia

4-9-21

Latvia’s post advises that the government has lifted a state of emergency and some restrictions aimed at preventing spread of COVID-19 have been relaxed. A previously declared force majeure situation is closed. However, due to cancellation of flights and certain safety measures that remain in place, processing of inbound and outbound postal items may still be subject to significant delays.

2-8-21

Latvia’s post advises that the government has extended a state of emergency until at least April 6 to limit spread of COVID-19. Postal services will continue to function with restrictions such as reduced working hours in post offices and reductions in the workforce to minimize contact between people. A force majeure is extended until further notice.

1-18-21

Latvia’s post advises that the government has extended a state of emergency until Feb. 7. A force majeure is extended until further notice. Postal services will continue to function with restrictions. Items normally requiring the addressee’s signature upon delivery will be handed over without signature.