1. Immediate steps to the unemployed person
1.1 Register with status of an unemployed person (State Employment Agency - SEA)
Status of an unemployed person to person, the NVA shall submit an application and onsite presentation of a personal identification document - Passport or identity card. If the person is not a national of the Republic of Latvia is also required for residence permits. Persons who have been employed in the European Union or European Economic Area country requires the Member State in which the person concerned had been employed in the form of U2. To sign in to a specific time of the visit, please contact the SEA affiliate, which is easier to collaborate. With effect from 2016 January 1 January this year, an unemployed person or an application addressed to the granting of the status of a person seeking employment may be lodged using an online form „E-iesniegums authority”, which is available in the United State and self-government services autorizējoties portal www.latvija.lv. This form provides the transmission of electronic submission to the State and self-government institutions in accordance with the Law on Submissions 2, Paragraph 3 above.
If the unemployed person wishes to the NVA electronically submit an application for designation by the Joint Meeting of Heads of State and self-government services portal options, then:
jāautorizējas portal www.latvija.lv;1)
2) entry in the „E - a submission to authority”;
3) fill in the appropriate „E-iesnieguma authority” of the data fields and an application for granting the status of an unemployed person must be added as an attachment. An application for granting the status of an unemployed person can be found on the Web site HERE;
4) should be sent to the application.
An unemployed person or an application for obtaining the status of a person seeking employment now may also be made using the self-service portal, where the application is certified with a secure electronic signature (more on secure electronic signature refer to the Law on electronic documents). Upload an application for receipt of unemployment or status of a person seeking employment may be the NVA Self-Service Portal.
1.2. Registering for unemployment benefits (State Social Insurance Agency - SSIA)
To claim unemployment benefit may be a person who acquired the status of an unemployed person (status of an unemployed person shall be granted by the State Employment Agency). To claim unemployment benefits, a person may apply to any SSIA or territorial division of the State Employment Agency.
When requesting services onsite, the claimant must show personal identification document (Passport or ID card), but the trustee - personal identification document (Passport or ID card) and the power of attorney.
An application for the granting of the benefit a person may submit to the SSIA personally, with the plenipotentiary of the person or through competent foreign authorities, sent by post or email (with secure electronic signature and time stamp), as well as the portal www.latvija.lv - https://www.latvija.lv/lv/Epakalpojumi/EP172/Apraksts.
If the party wants to go search for employment to another ES/EEZ country or Switzerland and exporting your unemployment benefits, the State Social Insurance Agency shall be submitted to the U2 form, which lies in the SSIA home page http://www.vsaa.gov.lv/lv/noderigi/iesniegumu-veidlapas/starptautisko-pakalpojumu-iesniegumi/pakalpojumiem-eiropas-savieniba
1.3 Access to personalised information (State Employment Agency - SEA)
CV and job vacancies portal https://cvvp.nva.gov.lv/ # /pub/pakalpojumi/klientam autorizēties is possible, you can create your own CV, to take pašizpētes tests and profiling to identify and examine their individual job.
2. Logon benefits
2.1 of the Financial Services (State Social Insurance Agency - SSIA): this benefit lasts for all unemployed people is 9 months, regardless of the insurance (employment) period. The first 3 months for all unemployed people are paid in the amount granted, the next 3 months - 75% from the amount of the total amount of benefit, but for the past 3 months - 50% from the amount of the total amount of benefit.
2.2. Assistance offered by the authorities:
The NVAthat performs operative and qualitative action to promote the labour market competitiveness. Record unemployment and the status of a person seeking employment. Organise and implement active employment measures and preventative unemployment reduction measures. For more information www.nva.gov.lv.
SSIAresponsible for examining applications for unemployment benefits, if a person has acquired the status of an unemployed person State Employment Agency. For further information visit http://www.vsaa.lv/.
Local government, according to the declared place of residence, where the person may apply to the unemployed to learn about the available types of aid.
2.3. Continuity of medical insurance in the Republic of Latvia is not implemented the mandatory health insurance. For more information about health insurance, a person may apply one of the insurance bodies. To try to find a job to another ES/EEZ or Switzerland, the person you prefer to receive European health insurance card (EHIC) attesting to migrant from another Member State the right to receive state guaranteed emergency health care, to the same extent as it provides the citizens of the relevant country. Information about applying the EHIC card http://www.vmnvd.gov.lv/lv/nvd-pakalpojumi/456-evak-karte.
2.4. The continuity of pension contributions for unemployment benefits at the time of receipt the person concerned is insured pension. Pension insurance mandatory payments are made from the employment special budget for persons receiving unemployment benefits, 20% of the amount of unemployment benefits.
2.5. Consultation and support for housing issues in order to ascertain the possibility of receiving social aid, it is necessary to apply to the declared place of residence in the local government.
2.6. Consultation on matters relating to Persons who have acquired the debts of low-income or needy persons status has the right to request the State would provide legal assistance. The State ensured legal assistance must be submitted to the administration of the completed claim form .Plašāka information, see http://jpa.gov.lv/valsts-nodrosinatas-juridiskas-palidzibas-veidlapas http://jpa.gov.lv/pakalpojumi. With debts it is recommended to address the issues in cooperation with the specific service providers with whom the contract was signed for the service.
2.7. Consultation on matters of health insurance in the Republic of Latvia is not implemented the mandatory health insurance. For more information about health insurance, a person may apply one of the insurance bodies.
2.8. Consultation of disability, sickness and injury cases (State Labour Inspectorate - VDI)
In order to carry out accident investigations, the person must apply to regional NSA http://www.vdi.gov.lv/lv/kontakti/regionalas-inspekcijas/rigas-regionala-valsts-darba-inspekcija/ or the e-services portal www.latvija.lv submission with the NSA https://www.latvija.lv/Epakalpojumi/EP72/Apraksts .
State Medical Commission for the Assessment of Health Condition and Working Ability performs the initial and subsequent disability expert examination. In order to carry out disability expert examination, the person must first have to go to his family or ārstējoša doctor, who, having regard to comprehensive medical investigations and appropriate treatment results, will decide the issue of transfers to state comissions performance of the disability expert-examination. Disability expert-examination of documents required will be determined by the family doctor.
2.9. Receiving financial assistance at the start of the business as a self-employed person
The NVA provides advisory and financial supportive measures that help unemployed persons with prior preparation and orientation in the performance of commercial activities to commence a commercial activity or self-employment and field for at least two years. To get involved in the event the person has to be registered in the status of an unemployed person. For more information viewable here .
LIDA provides an opportunity for involvement in the event „Support for self-employment and business start-up”. Aid is granted in respect of economic activity start-ups by providing training, consultation and financial support for the commencement of business. Pāpildu information - www.liaa.gov.lv.
The local government - toinvestigate the possibility of receiving aid for business start-ups, it is necessary to apply to the declared place of residence in the local government.
2.10. Social aid appeal
A decision regarding granting of unemployment benefit or refusal to grant the allowance shall be adopted by the SSIA 10 working days following receipt of all necessary information for the granting of the benefit of the State Employment Agency and the State Revenue Service.
Administrative acts issued by the SSIA (decisions) granting of unemployment benefit unemployment benefit or refusal to grant a person may dispute administrative acts within a month from the date of entry into force of the SSIA by submitting a submission to the Director. The decision of the Director of the SSIA person may be appealed to the district administrative court within one month from the date of entry into force.
3. Receipt of benefits
3.1 Job Search evidence (State Employment Agency (SEA)
The NVA officer searching for employment shall be issued to the unemployed person shall be recorded in a diary, in which the results of the search for employment. A search for employment diary produce the SEA employee.
3.2. Tax refunds and other tax-related incentives and benefits (the State Revenue Service - SRS)
Tax payer who in the Republic of Latvia paid personal income tax, is an opportunity to recover the overpaid tax for the preceding three years. Declaration form and annexes, as well as information on the declaration is found in the SRS homepage www.vdi.gov.lv consultation, in addition to the procedures for the completion of the annual income declaration may be obtained by calling on SRS information phone 67120000 or addressing any SRS customer service centre.
You can submit the declaration:
4. The job search
repositioning 4.1 labour market (State Employment Agency - SEA)
Career consultant provides job search assistance. Attending career consultation do not need to register status of an unemployed person. Available on the Individual and Group career consultation on job search, resume preparation and information on the labour market developments. Career consultant contact information, see http://www.nva.gov.lv/karjera/index.php?cid=2∣ = 14.
4.2. The job search (the State Employment Agency - SEA)
Current vacancies at SEA can be registered at SEA CV and job vacancies portal http://cvvp.nva.gov.lv/
The SEA is also available for consultation offices are the active work. Visiting the Business Information office, do not need to register the SEA. The information office have access to information on vacancies, consultations, the issue of employment as well as essential document samples for job seekers (CV, motivation letters, etc.). The information office contact details, see http://www.nva.gov.lv/index.php?cid=433∣ = 123
5. Participation in training programmes
5.1 The training and education programs (State Employment Agency - SEA)
Registered unemployed and job seekers have the opportunity to join the NVA non-formal training programmes. To log on to training, a person must go to any onsite at the SEA, http://www.nva.gov.lv/index.php?cid=2∣ = 27. In order to increase competitiveness, the SEA is available in the labour market measures to increase competiveness – lectures, seminars, courses of a few days. On measures to increase competiveness by electronic means, and you can log in to communicating with the SEA affiliate, you'd like to work with.
5.2 For professional and career development courses
The SEA - registered unemployed have the opportunity to join the NVA vocational in-service training and continuing education training programmes. To log on to training, a person must go to any onsite at the SEA, http://www.nva.gov.lv/index.php?cid=2∣ = 27.
State Education Development Agency , professional education programme for the acquisition of skills and competences for young people aged between 17 to 29 years (inclusive). Young people is offered twice a year – summer and winter – to stand up and start to go to one of the Latvian professional education institutions. Contact information and education authorities viewed http://viaa.gov.lv/lat/es_fondu_projekti/jauniesu_garantija/