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State aid for children with celiac disease
Selected Organization: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Brief description:
The State aid for children with celiac disease shall be paid if a certified gastroenterologist has issued a written statement stating that the child has been diagnosed with “celiac disease”.

State aid can be received for a child up to 18 years of age. After reaching the age of 18, the State aid is paid if the child is studying at a comprehensive education or vocational education institution and is not older than 20 years, or studies at a higher education institution in a daytime department (full-time studies) and is not older than 24 years.
Maximum period (in working days):
A decision on the granting of aid to the SAA shall be taken within 10 days of receipt of the application.
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
Redress options
SSIA employees of administrative acts or actual action may be disputed within one month from the date of entry into force of the administrative act by submitting an application to the SSIA Director.
The decision of the Director of the SSIA may be appealed to the district administrative court within one month from the date of entry into force.
It is the responsibility of the beneficiary to inform without delay of the circumstances which might lead to the termination of the aid (e.g. the child is placed in a childcare and parenting institution and is under the full national or local authority dependants).
The authorised person must present a personal identification document (passport or ID card) and a mandate when requesting or receiving the service in person.
Laws and regulations
Service references
Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Contact details: Adrese: Lāčplēša iela 70 a, Rīga, LV-1011
Tālrunis: 64507020
Information about service restored: 31.01.2023