About The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia
Ministry of Defence is the first-level executive government body responsible for defence and led by the defence minister.
Latvia’s core national defence tasks include forecasting and prevention of military threats, safeguarding of national independence, territorial integrity and population safety across Latvia.
The Ministry of Defence is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the national defence policy, planning of defence spending and activities, military command and education of defence forces. Defence minister is the civilian official overseeing the National Armed Forces and other units reporting to the Ministry.
Media Relations Section is responsible for public affairs of the defence sector, including National Armed Forces of Latvia.
For general questions and media requests please contact Head of Media Relations section or press officers.
Contact for raising alarms
The General Inspection Division and the Audit Inspection Department is responsible for the defense sector - communication with alarm raisers.
If you have any questions about raising alarm, please contact Leuthenant Colonel Rolands Moļniks or the contact point of the alarmers - the State Chancellery.
Contacts for receiving the Special Military Permit (licence)
Documents for receiving the Special Military Permit (licence) shall be submitted to the licensing Commission of the Ministry of Defence (address: K.Valdemar iela1012, Riga, LV-1473) or with a secure electronic signature: email@example.com.
For answers related to licensing procedure questions, please write an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone to: 67335233.
How to find us
Address: K. Valdemāra iela 10/12, Rīga, LV-1473
Telephone: 67335113 (Secretariat) , 67335093 (Media Relation Section)
Bank Name: Valsts kase, TRELLV22
Account No: LV38TREL2100011017000
Ministry of Defence working hours:
Monday - Thursday from 8.15 to 17.00
Friday from 8.15 until 15.45.
You can reach us by writing to our official e-address.
We urge you not to use regular e-mail in case you need to submit any data related to phyisical persons, commerical and other sensitive information!