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Compensation for damages shall be paid to the participant of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (NPP) emergency response (Chernobyl NPP participant) who has been diagnosed with a disability or incapacity for work in connection with the performance of the Chernobyl NPP emergency response.

Compensation for damages is also paid to the incapacitated family members of the deceased Chernobyl NPP participant who were his or her dependents and who have been granted a survivor's pension.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    The reimbursement must be claimed within 6 months of the date of the determination of the degree of invalidity or loss of capacity or the date of death of THE member OF THE CHAISE. When requesting reimbursement at a later date, it shall be granted only for the previous 6 months before the date of the request for reimbursement.

    In order to claim the remuneration, a specific form of application addressed to the SAA must be completed.
    May submit a submission:
    • electronically - using the official electronic address (e-address) or e-mail (the application must be signed with a secure electronic signature containing the time stamp);
    • on-site (if requested for service, a personal identification document (passport or ID card) must be produced);
    • by post.
    The application may be submitted to any VSAA customer service centre.

    The submission shall indicate the preferred method of receiving the decision.

    If a member of his or her family requests damages in the event of the death of A MEMBER of THE CHAISE, an opinion of the Occupational and Radiation Medical Centre of the P.Stradite Clinical University Hospital regarding the association of the cause of death of THE MEMBER with the elimination of the consequences of the accident shall be submitted in addition.

  2. Receipt of services
    A decision regarding the granting of compensation may be received in person, by post, in the official electronic address or in the portal, in accordance with the type of receipt of the decision indicated in the application.

    The service shall, at the choice of the recipient, be transferred to the account of the Latvian credit institution or postal settlement system (PNS) or delivered at the place of residence of the recipient of the service.