Latvia

Annual Diplomatic Clearance Number (DCN)

2019

… for routine air transport of personnel / cargo:

    EUAT (XX) 2019

… for VIP flights:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 V

… for flights with IATA- / ICAO-compliant Dangerous Goods:

    EUAT (XX) 2019 DG

(XX) stands for the ISO 3166 two-letter country code of the signatory using the DCN for their flight, with the exception of EL being used for Greece.

DIC Option

Latvia selected option 1.

Detailed information on the option 1 can be found in the DIC TA. The main points are described in the FAQ under “DIC Option”.

 

Additional Regulations / Instructions


For “Excluded Aerodromes / Areas”, “Air-to-Air Refueling Flights”, “Transport Helicopter Flights”, and “IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods” see the dedicated sections further down.


None.

 

Excluded Aerodromes

None.

 

Excluded Areas

None.

 

Air-to-Air Refueling Flights (AAR)

AAR missions in transit phase with no AAR action in progress and/or no joined fighter aircraft present are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to Section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

 

Transport Helicopter Flights

Transport helicopter missions are considered ‘Transportation Missions’ of ‘Military Transport Aircraft’ acc. to section 3 of the DIC TA and thus subject to the implementation of its provisions (annual DCN published on DIC portal, and/or harmonized request procedure).

 

IATA-non-compliant Dangerous Goods

In order to receive a flight permit for carrying the dangerous goods, a NATO member or/and EU Member State shall, by diplomatic procedure, send a flight permit request to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs not later than 3 working days before the planned flight of the aircraft.

The subject of the international public law shall append the information to the flight permit request section “Remarks” an affirmation that the dangerous goods are packaged and secured in the aircraft in accordance with the Technical Instructions For The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Doc 9284) requirements.

If the aircraft is planning to land in a civil aviation aerodrome of the Republic of Latvia, information must be included on the unloading and loading conditions of the dangerous goods, specific requirements for processing the cargo, as well as instructions for action of emergency services in cases of incidents.

 

Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR)

During / outside office hours:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Protocol

Email:      protocol@mfa.gov.lv

Phone:     +371 6701 6231

 

Senior Desk Officer of the Mobilisation and Host Nation Support Planning Section

CRISIS MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

Email:      protocol@mfa.gov.lv

Phone:     +371 67 33 5129

 

Other Contacts

Email:      Martins.Spulis@mod.gov.lv

Phone:     +371 67 33 5129

 

Useful Links

None.

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