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The allowance must be claimed within 6 months of the first day of leave granted in connection with the birth or adoption of the child.
In order to claim the benefit, a specific form of application addressed to the SAA must be completed.
May submit a submission:
• on the www.latvija.lv portal;
• on-site (if requested for service, a personal identification document (passport or ID card) must be produced);
• electronically (the application must be signed with a secure electronic signature containing the time stamp);
• by post;
• through the competent foreign authority.
An application may be submitted in person to any VSAA customer service centre or to the unified customer service centres of the State and local governments.
The submission shall indicate the preferred method of receiving the decision.
The self-employed person must indicate in the application the period during which the leave has been used due to the birth or adoption of the child.
Documents to be submitted