Execution deadline in working days
Learn more
Individual person
Receiving restrictions

Compensation for loss of capacity of work shall be paid to a socially insured person who, due to an accident at work or an occupational disease determined, the State Commission of Health and Capability Examiner Doctors (GAEC) has determined the amount of loss of capacity, starting from 25%.
• the amount of the remuneration shall be determined by taking into account the calculated average salary of insurance contributions (income generated at work) calculated for the insured person and the degree of loss of capacity determined BY THE DEATH.

If the insured person has died in an accident at work or because of an occupational disease, the non-working family members of that person, who were wholly or partly supplied by him, shall be compensated for the loss of the survivor.
• the amount of the reimbursement shall be determined taking into account the average salary of the deceased survivor's insurance contribution and the number of dependants for whom the reimbursement is paid.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    Reimbursement must be claimed within 6 months of the date of determining the degree of invalidity and loss of capacity or the date of death of the insured person. 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:
    • on the portal;
    • on-site (if requested for service, a personal identification document (passport or ID card) must be produced);
    • electronically (the application must be signed with a secure electronic signature containing the time stamp);
    • by post;
    • through the competent foreign authority.
    An application may be submitted in person to any VSAA customer service centre or to the unified customer service centres of the State and local governments.
    The submission shall indicate the preferred method of receiving the decision.

    In requesting insurance compensation due to an occupational disease determined, an opinion regarding an occupational disease, which has been issued in conformity with the regulatory enactments regarding the procedures for the investigation and registration of occupational diseases, shall be submitted.

    If the compensation in the event of the death of the insured person is requested by a member of his or her family, the following
    • a statement by a medical treatment institution regarding the association of the cause of death with a work accident or occupational disease;
    • a judgment of the court concerning the presence of dependants if it is not possible, on the basis of the documents, to establish the fact of full or partial dependability.

  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.