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The only official publication of the Republic of Latvia “Latvijas Vēstnesis” (“Latvian Herald”). The official publication of legal acts and official announcements (notices). Issued since 25.02.1993 The content is structured in three parts: 1) State information. State documents; 2) Saeima (the Parliament): work, transcripts; 3) Registers, notices, business announcements

  • Publications in the official journal are governed by around 200 various laws and regulations.
  • The electronic version and the whole archive – www.vestnesis.lv. Content (informative status) is available free of charge.
  • Latvia is planning to introduce an official electronic publication in 2012.
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“Latvijas Vēstnesis”, the official publisher of the Republic of Latvia, according to the Law On Official Publications and Legal Information ensures the following functions:

  • implements the State policy in the field of official publication and systematisation of the information included therein;
  • promotes the understanding regarding the rights and duties of private individuals specified in regulatory enactments;
  • ensures the provision of State official information, the process of official publication and systematisation of the information included therein.

Our products and services

Official gazette (www.vestnesis.lv)

    - Official publication of legislation and official notices

    - Electronic format legally binding form July 1, 2012

    - Free of charge

Legislation data base (www.likumi.lv)

    - Consolidated legislation

    - State function

    - Free of charge

    - Used by 20 % of Latvian internet users

    - Most popular State website

Portal about Latvia and us in it (www.lvportals.lv)

    - Informative aid in state information and legal acts

    - Free of charge

    - Used by 12 % of Latvian internet users

Journal “Jurista Vārds” (www.juristavards.lv)

    - Specialized weekly journal and portal for judicial thought and practice

    - Discussion forum for Latvian lawyers

    - Portal used by 1 % of Latvian internet users

Books and legal literature (www.lv.lv/gramatas)

    - High quality legal literature

    - Promoting development of legal science

    - Available of ordering on-line


State company

VSIA „Latvijas Vēstnesis” (State LLC) was established on February 2, 1993 as a public enterprise. We are supervised by the Ministry of Justice of the Repiblic of Latvia.

Our processes are carried out according to the requirements of international standards ISO  9001:2015 (quality management system) and ISO 270001:2013 (information security).

Free services are provided based on income from publication of official notices and sales of our products.


Ensuring promulgation and accessibility of the States official information, “Latvijas Vēstnesis” fulfils exchange of information and ideas between society and the State, performing development of civil society.

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Customer service centre
(for submission of official announcements and other services)

Entrance: from Bruņinieku 53
Post address: Bruņinieku 36, Riga, LV-1011

Phone: 67898741
Phone: 67898738
Fax: 67898745
E-mail: slud@lv.lv
Legal address

Bruņinieku 41, Riga, LV-1011
Phone: 67310675
Fax: 67312190
E-mail: info@lv.lv

Building location in a map


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© SLLC „Latvijas Vēstnesis” (with Ministry of Justice as share holder)
Everyone has the right to be informed about its rights and obligations. The official publication – secure information available for everyone – in the Republic of Latvia is provided by “Latvijas Vēstnesis” It is a publicly valid and binding information. The official publisher operates according to the requirements of international standards ISO 9001:2015 (quality management system) and ISO 27001:2013 (information security).