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Receipt of a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad

Ezermalas iela 10B, Rīga, LV-1014
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Receipt of a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad

Ezermalas iela 10B, Rīga, LV-1014
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Upon receiving the application of a candidate for recognition of professional qualifications, the State Police shall evaluate the application and the documents attached thereto for obtaining a professional qualification recognition certificate obtained in foreign states, compare the conformity of the professional qualification acquired in foreign states with the requirements specified in the Republic of Latvia for obtaining professional qualifications in the profession of detective, and take a decision regarding the conformity of the educational and professional qualifications of the applicant.

If a professional qualification is recognised as conforming in the Republic of Latvia, the State Police shall issue a certificate of recognition of professional qualifications acquired in foreign states.

For temporary (!) professional activity in Latvia: Detectives who wish to start and provide temporary services for the first time in Latvia shall notify the State Police thereof by submitting a declaration regarding the provision of temporary professional services in accordance with the provisions of Cabinet Regulation No. 47 of 21 January 2021, Procedures for the provision of short-term professional services in a profession regulated in the Republic of Latvia.

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  1. Service requests
    An application may be submitted in person, by post or by electronic means (by sending an e-mail to an institution, signed with a secure electronic signature (eParaksta) or by using an e-address of the State Police.
    By requiring onsite services, to present a personal identification document (Passport or ID card).
    The application shall be accompanied by:
    - a copy of the identity document.
    - documents from the country of origin concerning the right to pursue a profession in that country (certificates, licences, registration, etc. if any).
    - a statement of work experience abroad (if any).

  2. Process/Receive Service
    Upon receiving the submission of the applicant for obtaining a professional qualification recognition certificate, the State Police shall evaluate the submission of the applicant and the documents appended thereto, compare the content of the professional qualification obtained in foreign states with the requirements specified in Latvia in the profession of the detective, and shall take a decision.
    The decision must be taken within 4 months.
    If the certificate or licence obtained by the applicant conforms to the requirements specified in Latvia for work in the detective profession, the State Police shall issue a decision regarding the fact that the professional qualification has been recognised and the applicant receives a certificate for the recognition of professional qualifications.
    If the certificate or licence obtained by the applicant or the education obtained conforms only partially to the requirements for work in the detective profession specified in Latvia and this non-compliance is significant, the State Police shall issue a decision regarding the fact that the applicant has to exit the adaptation period.
    If the certificate or licence obtained by the applicant does not comply with the requirements specified in Latvia for work in the detective profession, the State Police shall provide information and advise the applicant regarding the opportunities to acquire such education in Latvia, which will give the right to work as a detective.

  3. Make a payment
    National fee for the recognition of professional qualifications of EUR 240.
    PROPERTIES:
    Consignee: Treasury
    Reg. No 90000050138
    Recipient BIC: TRELLV22
    Account No. LV15TREL1060140922000
    Purpose of payment: Recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad, name of person

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