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In order for a psychologist to be entitled to perform professional activities, he or she must be registered in the public Register of Psychologists.

Process description

  1. Submission of documents to register a psychologist
    In order for a psychologist to be registered in the Register of Psychologists, the following documents shall be submitted to the State Service of Education Quality
    submission (addressed to the Board of Certification of Psychologists);
    copies of the documents certifying education.
    For more information: Tel. +371 67367200, +371 26628855, email:

    The State fee for recording a psychologist in the register shall be EUR 10.

    The State fee shall be transferred to the Education Quality Service account:
    Reg. No. 90001259032, State Treasury of Latvia TRELLV22,
    before the person (Psychologist) is registered.

  2. Verification of information
    The Board of Certification of Psychologists shall, prior to taking a decision, request and obtain information from the competent authorities, officials, including the Cabinet and Population Register, investigating authorities, prosecutors' offices, courts, in order to ascertain that the person is not subject to the prohibition of professional activity of a psychologist specified in Section 6 of the Law On Psychologists.

  3. Taking a decision on registration
    The decision regarding the registration of a psychologist shall be taken by the Board for Certification of Psychologist

  4. Entering information in the register
    Within three working days after taking of the decision of the Board of Certification of Psychologists, an official of the State Education Quality Service shall make an entry in the Register of Psychologists in State Education information system: - Publiski pieejamā informācija-Psihologu reģistrs.

  5. Issuance of a psychologist registration certificate
    Upon the request of a person, the official shall issue a psychologist registration certificate within a period of 10 working days.