How can it help you

The Prison Administration handles complaints about prison conditions and the violation of rights at prisons. If you have suffered a violation of your rights in prison you should complain to the Prison Administration. Where a violation is established, the Prison Administration can help you to rectify the situation or even pay you compensation. 

You can contact the Prison Administration through the administration of the particular place of detention, via e-mail, mail or phone. 


  • Ensuring security at prisons and other places of detention 
  • Protecting the rights of detained persons by ensuring appropriate living conditions, access to medical care and psychological support
  • Initiating and drafting legislation within the field
  • Cooperation with state institutions and non-governmental organizations in order to improve living conditions and facilities in places of detention 

More information & Contacts
+371 67208325

The Prison Administration
89 Stabu Street
Riga, LV-1009

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