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Parental allowance
Selected Organization: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Brief description:
The parental allowance, also known as the mother-in-law, shall be paid to one of the parents who is a worker or self-employed. This allowance may be received up to the age of one or a half of the child.

The mother and father agree who will be the recipient of the benefit.

The amount of the benefit depends on the salary of the requester of the benefit, on which the social security contributions are calculated and on the duration of receipt of the selected benefit.

A woman who is not employed on the day of the granting of the benefit may receive a parental allowance if she has been granted a maternity allowance for that child.
Beneficiaries:
Individual
Maximum period (in working days):
10
Period:
The decision on the granting of a parental allowance to the SAA shall be taken within ten working days after receipt of all the documents and other information necessary for the granting of the allowance.

The decision on the granting of parental benefit to the SAA shall be taken within 10 days of receipt of all the documents and other information necessary for the granting of the benefit.
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
Related Services
1. solis / Service requests
The benefit must be claimed within 6 months of the date from which the parental allowance is requested.

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.
VPVKAC
Amatas Municipality State and Local Government Unified Customer Service Centre
Baldones Municipality Unified Customer Service Centre
Baltinava Municipality State and Local Government Unified Customer Service Centre
Cesis State and Local Government Unified Customer Service Centre
Cibla Municipality State and Local Government Unified Customer Service Centre
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