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Change the name, surname or nationality record (Liepaja city General Registry Department)
The selected organisation: LIEPĀJAS PILSĒTAS DOME
Short description:
A person can change the name, make or nationality, if there is one of the reasons set out in the „name, surname and nationality record change” in the law, submitting relevant written submission to the General Registry Department and the documents required.
The Civil Registry Office shall examine the submission and shall be sent to the Ministry of Justice lawsuit department of civil registries that month give a decision regarding permission to change your name, surname or nationality or refuse to do so.
Beneficiaries:
Individual
A person who is a Latvian citizen, 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.
Maximum duration (days):
60
Process description
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
Name and / or surname may be changed if there is one of the following reasons:
- the given name or surname encumbers the integration of the person in society;
- the birth register the name you want to add a second name (name, who in the register recorded the first to be regarded as a user principal name);
- a person wishes to add the surname of spouse's surname;
- the person wishes to acquire his or her family name in the direct ascending line;
- the person wishes to regain his or her family name or premarital surname upon dissolution of marriage or marriage annulment;
- the gender of the person has changed;
- one of the minor parent or both parents have been convicted of committing a deliberate, serious or especially serious crime (in this case, the name or surname (given name and surname) may also be changed by a minor who has not reached the age of 15).

Nationality can be changed once against his direct ascending line thereof within the limits of two generations, if he can prove the kinship with those parties.

A person who wants to change its name and / or surname or nationality, the General Registry Division, presenting a personal identification document shall be submitted to the relevant written submission to the (Reference), which specifies the name and / or surname or nationality and the reasons for the exchange of documents required. A minor aged 15 to 18 years of age submits an application with the consent of parents or guardians.

Name and / or last name change documents required:
- a photograph (4,5 x 3,5 cm);
- enable minors to both parents or guardian's written consent;
- the Orphan's court decision on freedom of expression and / or last name in exchange for compliance with a minor interest (if a person under guardianship or one or both parents have been convicted of committing a deliberate, serious or especially serious crime).

The change of nationality documents required:
- the 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;
- education document or other document attesting to the highest (third), appropriate to the degree of personal knowledge of the official language, if the person wishes to change the current nationality to nationality „Latvian”;
- enable minors to both parents or guardian written consent and the Orphan's court decision regarding the conformity of the change of the nationality of a minor interest.
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On the spot The city of Liepaja division of the General Registry
Adrese: Lielā iela 1A, Liepāja, LV-3401
Phone number: 6 34 26350
Fakss:
Cita kontaktinformācija:
Darba laiki
2. solis / A service charge
To change the name, surname or nationality record shall be carried out both the State fee and service charges to be carried out in the payment of cash in Liepaja city coffers, the Registry Office (1. figure 2. Cabinet).

1. The rate of the State fee for a change of name, surname or nationality record is 71,14 euros (defined in the 2009 Act of 8 April „name, surname and nationality record change Law”).

2. The amount of service charges for surname, given name or nationality record change things is 28,86 euros (defined in the preparation of the city of Liepaja
2015 City Council on 22 January in Decision No 5 „The Liepaja City Registry Office paid service pricing”).
Payments: View payments
On the spot The city of Liepaja division of the General Registry
Adrese: Lielā iela 1A, Liepāja, LV-3401
Phone number: 6 34 26350
Fakss:
Cita kontaktinformācija:
Darba laiki
3. solis / Receipt of services
The application and submission of documents required by the General Registry Department shall request information Soda Register and the matter shall be prepared by the Ministry of Justice department of civil registries that month give a decision regarding permission to change your name, surname or nationality or refuse to do so.
Ministry of Justice decision of the department of civil registries and the applicant is sent to the registered letter to the specified address and the General Registry department that month shall be carried out by the addition / change in the relevant registers.

Person 30 days from the date of decision making regarding permission to change the given name or surname (name and surname) exchange the invalid personal identification document with a new Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs.
Payments: View payments
On the spot The city of Liepaja division of the General Registry
Adrese: Lielā iela 1A, Liepāja, LV-3401
Phone number: 6 34 26350
Fakss:
Cita kontaktinformācija:
Darba laiki

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