EU Single Market Centre

Information services

Points of Single Contact

EU Member State Points of Single Contact (www.eu-go.eu) allow you to easily obtain information on requirements to be fulfilled to do business in another Member State. [Read more]

 

Product Contact Point

Product Contact Points (PCP) have been created in each Member State and provide information on requirements for placing a product on the market in a specific Member State. [Read more]

 

Your Europe

Portal “Your Europe” provides information on fundamental rights in the EU and how they are enforced in each Member State. [Read more]

 

Your Europe Advice

“Your Europe Advice” is a free EU consultation service for citizens. It currently employs lawyers from the European Citizen Action Service. [Read more]

 

Europe Direct

Practical information and advice to learn more about the functioning of the European Union, rights of EU citizens, financing options offered by the EU. [Read more]

 

Enterprise Europe Network

Enterprise Europe Network is the largest business and innovation support contact point providing practical information on specific questions from entrepreneurs about EU matters, focusing on SMEs. [Read more]

 

European Business contact search

EUROPAGES is a European platforms related to Business-to-Business (B2B) relations. [Read more] 

 

SIMAP and TED (public procurement)

SIMAP provides access to the most important information on public procurement in Europe. [Read more]

 

Recognition of secondary and higher education diplomas

This website lets one easily find information on current issues in international academic and professional mobility, as well as procedure of recognizing qualifications obtained in another country. [Read more]

 

EURES (for job seekers/employers)

Here you can find information on job opportunities anywhere in the European Union, European Economic Zone and Switzerland, as well as recruitment services for employees and employers. [Read more] 


 

Help services


Alternative dispute solving mechanism – SOLVIT

SOLVIT can help you solve problems where institutions of other Member-states do not comply with EU regulations. [Read more]

 

FIN-NET

If a consumer complains about a foreign provider of financial services, where an extrajudicial complaint procedure is available, the complaint is generally viewed by the complaints authority where the service provider is located. [Read more]

 

The European Ombudsman

The European Ombudsman deals with complaints about mistakes in EU institution, authority and agency administration – whether they comply with fundamental rights, legal provisions or principles of good governance. [Read more]

 

Latvian Ombudsman

The Ombudsman is a person elected by the Saeima, who ensures that human rights in Latvia are being respected, that state administration and municipalities follow the principles of good governance. [Read more]

 

European Consumer network (ECC-NET)

European consumer information centre (ECC Latvia) was created to ensure protection of consumer rights when buying products or services in some EU Member-state, Norway and Iceland. [Read more]

 

Others
 

Mutual recognition of goods

Principle of mutual recognition of goods means that a product being lawfully sold in one EU Member State can also be sold in any other Member-state. [Read more]

 

Notification of technical regulations

The aim of technical regulation notifications is to prevent the introduction of new barriers to the selling of goods and services. [Read more]

 

EU Single market scoreboard

The EU Single market scoreboard evaluates the progress of EU Member States in implementing EU Single market regulations and management of EU Single market mechanisms. It is published on the website of the European Commission. [Read more]

 

Administrative cooperation (IMI system)

To ensure the functioning of EU single market rights, Member States have the duty to cooperate in the Internal market system [Read more]

Last update:    18-01-2016