Riga Social Service grants material support to the family due to the birth of a child. A lump-sum allowance for a family due to the birth of a child is granted to provide material support to the needs of a newborn. The lump-sum allowance shall be EUR 150.00. The payment of benefits is administered by Riga Social Service.
The requester of the allowance shall refer to the Dietles section of the city of Riga and register the birth of the child, present a personal identification document and a statement of the medical treatment institution attesting the fact of the birth of the child, and request the granting of the allowance.
1. If the birth of a child has been registered in another city or parish of Latvia, the requester of the allowance shall turn to the Social Service, presenting a personal identification document and the birth certificate of the child (the guardians shall present the original of the decision of the Orphan's Court of Riga regarding the establishment of guardianship).
2. If the newborn parent is an orphan and lives in another city or parish of Latvia, which has been specified in the decision of the Orphan's Court of Riga for out-of-family care, and with the decision of the Housing and Environment Department of the Riga City Council, has been included in the aid register for solving the issue of the apartment, the requester of the allowance shall refer to a personal identification document in the Social Service. a birth certificate, the original of the decision of the Riga Orphan's Court regarding out-of-family care and the decision of the Housing and Environment Department of the Riga City Council regarding the inclusion of a person in the aid register for resolving the issue of the apartment.
3. If the birth of a child has been registered in foreign states and a document attesting the registration of the fact of birth of a child has been drawn up in a foreign language, it is necessary to add a translation certified in accordance with the procedures specified by the law in the official language.
An application in the official language and other documents may be submitted to the Social Service by placing them in a document box located at each of the 11 places of recruitment of customers of the Social Service in Riga, or by sending them by post (the application must have been signed manually), signing with a secure electronic signature or using the e-address of the Riga Social Service.
Receipt of services
The allowance shall be paid by transfer to the account indicated by the person.
Riga Social Service informative phone: 67105048.
Riga City Council Welfare Department Free Information Phone: 80005055.