Upon arrival

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f64 arz stud 120828 411aSettling in a new place is always challenging and it may seem very difficult at first. In the sections below you will find information on practical issues that should help you to get around all the difficult decisions you will have to make even prior to your arrival in Riga.

We would like to encourage you by saying that finding a place to live in Rīga is not so difficult, immigration procedures are comparatively easy, opening a bank account is easier than in other European cities, shopping is the same as everywhere else and public transport in Rīga is well scheduled and comfortable.

However, we strongly recommend that you read the Welcome Guide, as it includes all the information you will need before and soon after your arrival.