In accordance with Part 2 of Article 2 of the Law of the Republic of Latvia “Unemployed and Jobseeker Support Act” a list of persons who are eligible for support from the state has been determined. These persons also include those who have the right to work for any employer in Latvia and who, in accordance with the regulatory enactments on work permits, have received a temporary residence permit (clause 10).
In other words, they are eligible for unemployment status and unemployment benefits. Two conditions must be met:
The status of unemployed and unemployment benefits can be obtained if the temporary residence permit has been issued with the right to work for any employer, and after the dismissal, the employee continues to live in Latvia on the basis of a valid residence permit.