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Allowance for a person with disabilities who needs care
Selected Organization: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Brief description:
The allowance shall be paid to a person over 18 years of age who, due to a disability, needs special care due to severe functional problems.
An opinion regarding the necessity of special care shall be issued by the State Commission of Health and Health Examiner Doctors.
A natural person – a person who needs special care
Maximum period (in working days):
A decision on the granting of a benefit to the SAA shall be taken within one month of receipt of the application and the documents attached thereto.
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
In order to claim the benefit, a specific form of application addressed to the SAA must be completed.
May submit a submission:
• on the 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.
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.
On the spot
Client Service Center in Aizkraukle
Client Service Center in Aluksne
Client Service Center in Balvi
Client Service Center in Bauska
Client Service Center in Cesis
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