Regitra manages all things related to owning and driving motor vehicles in Lithuania.
Regitra provides the following services:
While some of the services are offered online, others (such as driver’s licence exams) are provided in person.
For anyone taking up residency in Vilnius, it is important to note that drivers from non-EU countries are only permitted to drive in Lithuania with an international licence for up to 90 days. Individuals planning to stay in Lithuania for 185 days or more in a given calendar year must obtain a Lithuanian driver’s permit.
It is also worth noting that passenger vehicles are not required to pay highway tolls; all cars must be fitted with winter or all-season tyres from 10 November to 1 April; and using a mobile phone without a hands-free system is not permitted while driving.
There are several multilingual driving schools offering services for foreigners who would like to obtain their Lithuanian driver’s licence.
Driving schools in Vilnius offering lessons in English:
Driving schools in Vilnius offering lessons in Russian:
Regitra carries out driver’s licence exams. More information on obtaining a license and converting your licence to be valid in the EU can be found here.