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Residence Permits by the Migration Department

From understanding which type of permit you may be eligible for, to submitting the documentation accompanying your application, the Migration Department is your main point of contact for requesting and declaring residency in Lithuania.
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INSTITUTION

The Migration Department manages all things related to the migration process and establishing residency in Lithuania.

Consulting hours:
I-IV 8:00-16:30
V 8:00-15:15

Lunch:
12:00-12:45

Visit the Migration Department website

SERVICES

The Migration Department offers an array of services geared toward the following groups of foreigners:

  • Highly skilled professionals
  • Individuals engaged in startups
  • Business owners
  • Researchers and teachers
  • EU citizens
  • Family members of all the above
INFORMATION FOR EU CITIZENS

Citizens of the EU and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries and family members of the aforementioned, or anyone else who has been granted the right to free movement within the EU can stay in Lithuania for up to 3 months without the need for any type of residence permit. However, those that fit into the above-mentioned categories but live in Lithuania for more than three months within a six-month period must apply for a certificate confirming their right to temporary residence in the country.

INFORMATION FOR NON-EU CITIZENS

Non-EU citizens who intend to stay in Lithuania for up to 90 days in a 180-day period must have a Schengen Visa if they are not subject to a visa-free regime.

If you intend to stay in Lithuania for more than 90 days within a 180-day period, you must acquire a national visa or a temporary residence permit.

PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT

Individuals who have lived in Lithuania for more than 5 years may be eligible to acquire a permanent residence permit.

Visit the Migration Department website to start the process of applying for a residence permit and to submit the required documentation.

For individual consultations, please register at the Migration Department website.

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