Description of equation invalidity groups into disability levels

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Name

Description content

1.

Administrative service code

05

2.

Administrative service version

Version 3

3.

Administrative service name

Equating disability groups to the capacity for work level

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Administrative service description 

Equating disability group to the capacity for work level shall be assessed for individuals until they reach the age for the old-age pension, who had Disability Groups I, II or III with or without the period of disability assessed before the Law on Social Integration of the Disabled came into force (on 1 July 2005). 

The disability groups are equated to:

  • Disability Group I shall be equated to 20% of the capacity for work level; 
  • Disability Group II shall be equated to 35% of the capacity for work level; 
  • Disability Group III shall be equated into 50% of the capacity for work level. 

For individuals who had a disability group assessed without the established period, the existing disability group is equated to the capacity for work level based on disability certificates issued under the procedure which was in force before the Law came into force (before July 1, 2005). For all the individuals who had a disability group with a period of disability assessed before the Law came into force (before July 1, 2005), the capacity for work level shall be assessed only after the end of the assessed disability period.

DWCAO territorial division, after adopting a decision on equating the disability level writes out and issues (sends):

  • Certificate of the disabled;
  • Certificate of working capacity level and (or) Certificate of working capacity because of  an Occupational Accident or Occupational Disease;
  • Conclusion on the nature and conditions of work.

If an individual disagrees with equating the disability level to the capacity of work level, (s)he may apply to the DWCAO on assessment of capacity for work level in a manner established by legal acts.

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Legal acts applying to the provision of the administrative service

Law on Social Integration of the Disabled of the Republic of Lithuania XI-1488;

Order No A1-285 On Confirming the rules for assessment of capacity for work level during the transitional period of 23 December 2004 of the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania.

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Information and documents to be submitted by the individual

When applying for the equating of the disability groups to the capacity for work level, the following documents are submitted:

  • A free-form application on equating their owned disability group to the capacity for work level;
  • Documents certifying personal identity and their copies;
  • 1 photo (3x4 cm.);
  • Certificate of the disabled;
  • Certificate of invalidity (submitted in such case when the Certificate of the disabled is issued).

If individual’s representative applies on behalf of the represented individuals, (s)he shall submit: 

  • Power of attorney;
  • Documents certifying personal identity of the applicant.

Copies of submitted personal documents may be certified by DWCAO specialists. This requires having original copies of personal documents and their copies.

If the documents are sent by registered mail, copies of the personal documents must be notarized in a manner established by legal acts, or certified by an elder or a consular officer of the Republic of Lithuania.

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Information and documents to be received by the institution (the officer analysing the application)

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8.

Administrative service provider

DWCAO territorial divisions

9.

Administrative service head

Heads of DWCAO territorial divisions

10.

Administrative service duration

 15 working days.

11.

Administrative service fee

The service is free of charge. 

12.

Application form

An application for the establishment of a special needs level

 

Last updated: 24-07-2019