Translated using
Parental allowance
Selected Organization: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Brief description:
Entitlement to parental benefit is one of the parents of a child or one of the adoptive care of the prior approval of adoption and monitoring of the Orphan's court decision to put the child to be adopted, foster family member who has entered into a contract with the local government, as well as the guardian or another person who, in accordance with a decision of the Orphan's court actually takes care of children and bringing up.
Parental allowance is granted to socially insured person who takes care of a child or more children born during one delivery, if this person is employed on the date the benefit is awarded (is considered as an employee or self-employed).
The allowance recipient may opt for the duration, and depending on the selected benefit duration is defined in the amount of benefit.
Parents, who works in the allowance recipient or acquires income as self-employed, the benefit is paid 30% million from the assigned amount of the allowance.
You can get more information on the SSIA:
Maximum period (in working days):
A decision regarding granting of parental benefit shall be adopted by the SSIA 10 days after receipt of all documents required for the granting of an allowance and other information.
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
Parental benefit ends on time, while receiving unemployment benefits.
Parental benefit shall be granted in respect of children, who, in connection with or care has been granted a maternity or child care allowance for the same time period.
If you have a choice of parental benefit payment period (until the child’ s 1 year of age or until the child reaches the age of 1,5) and the allowance is granted, for one and the same child costs do not have privileges to change the selected period.
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: 20.11.2020