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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
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.
Reminder
Parental benefit ends on time, while receiving unemployment benefits.
A parental allowance shall not be granted for a child due to the birth or care of which a maternity or parental allowance has been granted for the same period.
Brīdinājums
If a choice has been made regarding the period of payment of the parental allowance (up to the age of 1 of the child or up to the age of 1.5 years of the child) and the benefit has been granted, then the period of payment chosen for the same children shall not be eligible to change.
Laws and regulations
Service references
Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Contact details: Adrese: Lāčplēša iela 70 a, Rīga, LV-1011
Tālrunis: 64507020
E-pasts: vsaa@vsaa.gov.lv
Information about service restored: 05.01.2021