Persons in the territory of the European Union (EU) do not lose their right to social security. . This is guaranteed by Regulation N adopted by the European Parliament and the Council R. 883/2004 and No. . 987/2009 concerning EU Member States, Switzerland and the EEA State m. However, each Member State has its own national laws - regulations are used to coordinate them.
Latvia has concluded international agreements with Ukraine, Belarus, the Russian Federation, Canada and Australia governing personal social insurance and the right to services if it goes to live or work for another country.
The SSIA shall ensure:
- the exchange of information between the competent authorities of the EU/EEA Member States needed to comply with European Union legislation on the coordination of social security systems;
- services under European Union law and trans-national social security treaties.