Published: 15.09.2022 Updated: 06.10.2022

Pursuant to the Law on Latvijas Banka, Latvijas Banka issues licences (permits) to capital companies for purchasing and selling cash foreign currencies (for the purposes of currency exchange) and controls the operation of such companies.

Licences are issued by: the Licensing Committee of Latvijas Banka (the order is available in Latvian only)  

Register of Licences; last updated on 27 September 2022 

Register of licences revoked in 2021/2022; last updated on 27 September 2022

Sanctions imposed by Latvijas Banka (available in Latvian only).

Monthly reports on cash foreign currencies are submitted electronically via the Non-bank statistical information system (available in Latvian only).

The Licensing Committee of Latvijas Banka examines complaints of natural persons and legal persons regarding violations at the foreign currency purchasing and selling offices and takes a relevant decision.

The complaints regarding violations at the foreign currency purchasing and selling offices can be submitted in the following ways:

  1. By contacting Dainis Bičkausks, Senior Cash Operations Methodology Expert of the Cash Department, phone: + 371 67022612.
  2. By calling + 371 67022300 – Latvijas Banka's telephone information line;
  3. By writing to the e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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