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Child adoption allowance
The selected organisation: Valsts sociālās apdrošināšanas aģentūra
Short description:
With effect from 1 July 2019, adopters shall be entitled to a child's adoption allowance. The right to receive the allowance is for adopters who are resident in Latvia, who have been granted a personal identity number and whose adopted children have been assigned a personal identity number.
The allowance shall be granted for each adopted child to one of the parents of a child who has adopted and raised a child who has been in extra-family care (institution, custody, foster family) prior to adoption and whose adopted children have not reached the age of 18 on 1 July 2019, regardless of the entry into force of the judgment of the court on approval of adoption.
If the judgment of the court has entered into force before 1 July 2019, the benefit shall be granted as from 1 July 2019. If the judgment of the court has entered into force on or after 1 July 2019, the benefit shall be granted from the date on which the judgment of the court on approval of the adoption has entered into force.
The amount of the allowance per month shall be equal to the minimum amount of maintenance specified for each child.
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Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
To request the service, you must fill in for a particular form submission addressed to the SSIA. May submit a submission, by mail or electronically. By requiring onsite services, to present a personal identification document (Passport or ID card). An application sent by e-mail must be signed with a secure electronic signature containing a time stamp.
The submission shall indicate the preferred method of receiving the decision.
If the VSAA does not have information on approval of the adoption, the applicant must present a court judgment or provide a certified copy of the judgment in any section of the SAA, or send a certified copy of the judgment to the VSAA Zemgale department by post.
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On the spot
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Mail Aizkraukle customer service centre
Adrese: Lāčplēša iela 1, Aizkraukle, Aizkraukles nov., LV-5101
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2. solis / Receipt of services
A decision regarding the granting of a benefit may be received in person, by post or by portal, in accordance with the type of receipt of the decision indicated in the application.
The allowance shall be transferred to the credit institution or postal settlement system account specified by the beneficiary.
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