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Receiving restrictions

The indemnity is paid to a foster family (except for a specialized foster family) into which a child has been placed in foster care for a period longer than one month by a decision of the Orphan's and Custody Court and an agreement has been concluded between the municipality and the foster family.
The amount of indemnity depends on the number of children placed in foster care.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    Reimbursement shall be requested within 6 months from the date on which, in accordance with the decision of the Orphan's Court, the child is placed in a foster family. 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.

  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 be transferred to the account of the Latvian credit institution or postal settlement system (PNS) at the choice of the recipient.