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Business Practices in Latvia

Opening hours and bank holidays

General Information
Passport to trade, Business etiquette in Latvia
Opening Hours and Days
Offices: open from 9 am to 6 pm (Monday to Friday). They close on Saturday and Sunday.
Shops: open from 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Friday). On Saturday, shops open from 10 am to 5 pm. Shops sometimes also open on Sunday.
Banks: open from 10 am to 2 pm and from 3 pm to 5 pm (Monday to Friday). They close on Saturday and Sunday.
Administrations: open from 10 am to 5 pm (Monday to Friday). They close on Saturday and Sunday.
Supermarkets: open from 8 am to 10 pm (or even midnight) all week.
Some groceries and pharmacies stay open 24/24.
 
 
 

Public Holidays

New Year's Day 1 January
Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Easter Monday Easter Monday
Labor Day 1 May
The Republic of Latvia joined the European Union 4 May
LIGO holiday (summer solstice) 23 June
Feast of St John (JANI) 24 June
Proclamation of the Republic, national day 18 November
Christmas Day 25 December
St Sylvester 31 December
 
 

Periods When Companies Usually Close

Christmas and New Year's Day A week before New Year's Day.
 

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