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The name, surname and nationality record change
The selected organisation: Tieslietu ministrija
Short description:
Name or surname (name and surname), you can change the person who is a citizen of the Republic of Latvia, non-citizen of Latvia or who has been granted the status of a stateless person in the Republic of Latvia, if he or she has reached the age of 15 and where there is one of the name, surname and nationality record change in the grounds referred to in Law:
1) the name or surname encumbers the integration of the person in society;
2) the person birth register the name you want to add a second name. Name, who recorded the first in the register shall be regarded as the user principal name;
3) the person wishes to add the surname of spouse's surname;
4) the person wishes to acquire his or her family name in the direct ascending line;
5) the person wishes to regain his or her family name or premarital surname upon dissolution of marriage or marriage annulment;
6) the gender of the person has changed;
7) one of the minor parent or both parents have been convicted of committing a deliberate, serious or especially serious crime.
Person who has not reached the age of 15 in the name or surname (name and surname) may change if one of the minor parent or both parents have been convicted of committing a deliberate, serious or especially serious crime.
A person who is a Latvian citizen, non-citizen or in the Republic of Latvia has been granted the status of a stateless person is entitled to change nationality record once against his direct ascending line thereof within two generations, if he or she has reached the age of 15 and can prove the kinship with those parties. The person who is staying with a valid residence permit in Latvia, registration certificate or permanent residence certificate shall be entitled to change nationality record against the nationality record "Latvian" or "Livonian (Liv)". If the nationality record has been changed before attaining legal age, that once you can also change after attaining legal age.
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Beneficiaries:
Individual
Duration:
Administrative acts issued within one month from the date of receipt of the Ministry of Justice department of civil registries.
Process description
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1. solis / Application submission name, surname or nationality record change
A person who wants to change your name, surname (name and surname) or nationality record to any local government shall submit a personally relevant in the Registry Office of the sample application, which specifies the name or surname (name and surname) or nationality record the reason for the change. A person who is abroad, the application shall be submitted to the nearest diplomatic and consular offices abroad. By submitting an application, the person is required to produce a valid personal identification document.
Notification form shall be determined at the Cabinet of Ministers on 22 September 2009 Cabinet Regulation No. 1079, Regulations regarding the name, surname and nationality record change in the sample application forms. "
If you change the name, select Form No. 1.
If you change the name, select Form No. 2.
If you change the name, select Form No. 3
If you change the nationality record, select Form No. 4.
Submission from 7 to fill the estimated time until 10 minutes.
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2. solis / Documents required name, surname or nationality record change
Name or surname (name and surname) exchange the submission shall be accompanied by the following documents:
1) if the name or surname (name and surname) change a minor – parents' written consent. Do not require written consent of the parent who had been convicted of committing an intentional serious or especially serious crime;
2) if the name or surname shall be changed by a minor who is in guardianship — my guardian's written consent and the Orphan's court decision regarding the conformity of the change of the name or surname of the child's interests;
3) a photograph (4,5 x 3,5 cm);
4) if any of the civil registration documents shall be drawn up in a foreign state, the person submitting the name or surname (name and surname) exchange application, shall be presented to the documents issued in a foreign state (i.e., a paper on the birth of entering into marriage, a minor child's birth) that are formatted according to the Cabinet of Ministers on 22 August 2000 of Regulation No 291, Procedures for the certification of translations of documents in the official language "of the procedures laid down or a notarially certified translation into the State Language Law in accordance with the third subparagraph of Article 10;
5) if the name or surname (name and surname) is the reason for the change makes it difficult for integration in society – a reasoned explanation of why the existing name or surname (given name and surname) makes it difficult to reintegrate into society, and how the selected name or surname (given name and surname) will facilitate integration into society;
6) if the name or surname (name and surname) is a personal reason to change gender, medical treatment institution or medical practitioners issued a document certifying partial or full sex change.
Change the nationality record shall be accompanied by the following documents:
1) if the nationality record change a minor – parents' written consent;
2) if the nationality record shall be changed by a minor who is in guardianship — my guardian's written consent and the Orphan's court decision regarding the conformity of the change of the nationality record to the interests of the child;
3) if they want to change the nationality record against the nationality record "Latvian" – education document or other document attesting to the highest (third), appropriate to the degree of personal knowledge of the official language, but in cases when a person is disabled, group 1 who are granted without a time-limit of 2 or 3. the group's vision, hearing or speech disabilities or are more than 75 years — education document or other document attesting to the average (second) to the degree of fluency in the appropriate persons;
4) if any of the civil registration documents shall be drawn up in a foreign state, the person submitting a submission to the nationality record shall be recorded in the exchange of documents issued in a foreign state, namely the birth certificate, a father or mother's birth certificates or extracts from the birth register, which proves the kinship of the person with direct relatives, and the documents which confirm the nationality of the person. Document issued abroad shall be added to the procedures specified by the Cabinet of Ministers (Cabinet of Ministers 2000 / 22 of Regulation No 291, Procedures for the certification of translations of documents in the official language ") or a notarised translation in accordance with the State Language Law, the third subparagraph of Article 10;
5) if they want to change the nationality record against the nationality record “Livonian (Liv)” and with other documents, ethnic origin is not possible to prove – Libyans (līvu) the organisation’ s opinion on the person's ethnic origin.
The Civil Registry Office or the Republic of Latvia diplomatic and consular missions abroad, the name, surname (name and surname) or nationality record shall be sent to the Ministry of Justice documents required for the change of the department of ci
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3. solis / The decision regarding the granting of permission or refusal of the name, surname or nationality rec
Ministry of Justice department of civil registries shall take a decision regarding permission or refusal of the given name, surname (name and surname) or nationality record change within one month from the application and the Ministry of Justice of the date of receipt of documents attached department of civil registries.
A decision regarding permission to change your name, surname (name and surname) or nationality record or regarding refusal to change your name, surname (name and surname) or nationality record has been sent by post to a person registered letter to the specified correspondence address or declared place of residence. According to the wishes of a decision regarding permission or refusal of the change of surname may be obtained personally by the Ministry of Justice department of civil registries. This Decision shall enter into force at the time it is notified to the addressee or on the seventh day following its submission to the post office.
Name or surname (name and surname) shift shall be refused if:
1) the person has been convicted of committing criminal offences and the conviction has not been deleted or removed;
2) a person's name or surname does not match any of the reason for the change of the name, surname and nationality record change in the grounds listed in this Law;
3) the person has not submitted all documents required.
To change nationality record shall be refused if:
after attaining legal age 1) a person has already changed nationality record;
2) documents do not prove the degree of kinship and personal relationship with the person whose nationality is sought;
3) the person has not submitted all documents required.
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On the spot Department of civil registries Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Latvia
Adrese: Aleksandra Čaka iela 38A, Rīga, LV-1011
Phone number: 67830687
Fax: 67830673
Other contact details: Arhīva nodaļa-67830675, 67830677, 67830689, 67830679
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4. solis / Change personal identification document
Personal identification document becomes unserviceable, if any, of a person's name or surname. By Name or Surname (Given Name and Surname) the exchange for a new personal identification document, 30 days after the entry into force of the decision regarding permission to change the given name or surname (name and surname), this Decision shall be submitted to the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs or diplomatic or consular representation of the Republic of Latvia.
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