Latvia

What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

University plus Guide Courses

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Yes.
The Ministry of Economics
the Latvian Tourist Guides Association

Who is responsible for certification?: 

The Ministry of Economics the Latvian Tourist Guides Association

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

University and College levels

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
60-80
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
40-50
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Guide Assn.

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

ILLEGAL GUIDING
NO SOCIAL SECURITY

Entry prepared by: 
Latvian Tourist Guide Association
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 09/11/12

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