News: Latvian Migration Office officers illegally grants residence permits
Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau has brought a charge against two officials of the Office and Migration Affairs regarding accepting illegal remuneration from interested persons.
During the investigation the Corruption Bureau found out that representatives of private companies have been offered money funds in order to promote and speed up the decision making process in their interests. The bribe was given for services related to residence permits and travel documents. At present, the criminal proceeding is initiated.
According to Latvian Migration Law Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs is responsible for issue of identity documents and travel documents, implementation of state migration policy, etc. Recently the most frequently service is related to issuance of residence permits, registration cards and certificates, issuance of visas, approval of invitations, entry and residence wizard.
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