Birth

Birth registration

The birth of a child shall be notified to the registry office within one month. The General Registry Office office makes an entry in the birth register and issues a...

Parental allowance

The parental allowance shall be paid to one of the parents who is a worker or self-employed. The mother and father agree who will be the recipient of the benefit....

Paternity benefit

Paternity benefit shall be paid to the employee or self-employed person in the following cases: • to the child's father for 10 calendar days' leave granted in rela...

Maternity benefit

Maternity benefit for the whole maternity leave is paid to the woman who: • is an employee or self-employed, at the commencement of maternity leave; • has been re...

Childbirth allowance

The child birth benefit is paid to one of the parents permanently residing in Latvia for each child with an assigned personal identity number. The benefit shall als...