Bankruptcy and insolvency registers

This section provides a brief overview of Latvia’s insolvency register.

What does the Latvian insolvency register offer?

The Latvian insolvency register provides information on:

  • administrators;
  • insolvency proceedings in respect of natural and legal persons;
  • legal protection proceedings;
  • non-judicial legal protection proceedings;

The insolvency register is accessible to all and entries in the register can be relied upon. It is under the authority of the Register of Enterprises of the Republic of Latvia.

Is access to the Latvian insolvency register free of charge?

Yes, information in the Latvian insolvency register can be accessed free of charge, but a fee is payable if a member of the public wishes to receive information in the form of a document.

To receive from the Register of Enterprises a statement or other document containing the personal identification code of a debtor (natural person) or an administrator, contact the Register of Enterprises with your request for information or apply electronically via the portal Latvija.lv.

How to search the Latvian insolvency register

Administrators

This section contains information on administrators, namely:

  • first name;
  • surname;
  • office address and contact information;
  • the number of the certificate;
  • the date of expiry of the certificate.

Information on administrators whose certificates have expired is available from the historical records under Vēsturiskie dati. The link 'Izziņa' gives access to all the information that has been recorded in the Latvian insolvency register on each individual administrator.

Search

To search for information in the insolvency register on a particular subject (natural or legal person), use the section Meklēt. Information can be filtered by the following criteria:

  • the debtor’s registration number (for legal persons) or identity number (for natural persons);
  • the debtor’s name or title;
  • period when the proceeding was initiated;
  • type of proceeding (insolvency proceeding, legal protection proceeding, out-of-court legal protection proceeding);
  • character of proceeding (local, cross-border primary, cross-border secondary).
  • status of proceeding (ongoing proceedings, completed proceedings, all proceedings).

Search results are displayed with a link to 'Register of Enterprises reference' ('Uzņēmumu reģistra izziņa'), where all the information in the insolvency register on a particular subject is available, including scanned documents containing administrators’ notices on creditors’ meetings, the agenda of creditors’ meetings and notifications to creditors.

Journal

To view the records entered in the insolvency register on a specific date, use the section Žurnāls. By default, the records displayed are those of the current day. Use the calendar to view records registered on other dates or use the sub-section Mēneša žurnāls to filter the records by month. Each record contains a link – ‘Register of Enterprises reference’ ('Uzņēmumu reģistra izziņu') – to detailed information on particular insolvency proceedings.

Statistics

This section contains various statistical information related to insolvency and legal protection proceedings, followed by a link to 'Register of Enterprises reference' ('Izziņa'), where all the information held in the insolvency register on a particular subject is available.

History of the Latvian insolvency register

The information held in the register dates back to 1 January 2008.

Links

Additional information on the Latvian insolvency register

State insolvency administration agency

Last update: 23/09/2020

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