An e-address for natural and legal persons is a digital mailbox on the state portal www.latvija.lv. It provides the opportunity for state institutions to communicate with these persons electronically in a unified and secure environment. An e-address creates an opportunity for companies and individuals to receive and send official correspondence in a safe, reliable, and convenient way, regardless of their physical place of residence in Latvia or abroad.
According to Latvian legislation, all legal entities shall register their e-address by the 1st of January 2023.
There are two options to use an e-address:
To create and use an e-mail address on the Latvija.lv portal, you will need:
· eID card with a smart card reader or Signature card for companies (entrepreneurs) or
· mobile app eParaksts mobile or
· eIDAS.eID (issued by these countries).
NB! For activating the official e-address account, authentication with a bank user account is not possible!
If you don’t have any of mentioned identification tools, read the “foreigner’s eID” article!
After e-address registration, you will be able to access your legal entity's e-mail address in the "My workplace" section of the Latvija.lv portal (in the upper right corner of the Latvija.lv portal). In the authentication window, select the "Legal person" tab.
The e-address user (signatory person in the company) can nominate another user to access company’s account in his official electronic address account, indicating the name, surname, and personal code of this user and the scope of access rights (view or send electronic documents, contact), as well as revoke the access rights granted to another user, for example, for the clerk to manage the company's e-address.
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