Information about citizenship and immigration

  • Lietuvos pilietybeLithuanian citizenship Lithuanian citizenship is a permanent legal relationship of a person with The Republic of Lithuania, based on mutual rights and obligations. Lithuanian Citizenship is acquired by: 1. birth; 2. citizenship restoration; 3. being granted Lithuanian citizenship. Reinstatement of Lithua... Read more >>>
  • Dviguba pilietybeDual Citizenship in Lithuania Dual citizenship in Lithuania is granted exceptionally. A person can be a citizen of Lithuania and a different state if he: was exiled from occupied Lithuaniaprior to 11 March 1990 and has acquired citizenship of a different state; is person who has moved from Lithuania prior to 11 March 1... Read more >>>
  • certificate of lithuanian descent2.jpgGranting the citizenship of Lithuania according to the simplified procedure The institute of the simplified procedure of granting the citizenship of Lithuania is applicable to persons of Lithuanian origin: it provides them a right to become citizens of Lithuania upon exclusion of the naturalization process. A person may apply for granting the citizenship of Lithuania accord... Read more >>>
  • civil records3.jpgCertificate of Lithuanian descent A certificate of Lithuanian descent shall be issued to persons of Lithuanian origin. It is a document usable as an evidence of Lithuanian origin of the person that facilitates accessibility to granting the citizenship of Lithuania according to the simplified procedure or issue a Permanent (Temporari... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian citizenshio 2.jpgA certificate certifying a right for reinstatement of the citizenship of Lithuania A certificate certifying a right for reinstatement the citizenship of Lithuania is a document certifying the facts usable as a base for reinstatement of citizenship of Lithuania and provides a right for reinstatement of the citizenship of Lithuania to the person. The said document facilitates the pr... Read more >>>
  • cildren citizenship2.jpgA citizenship of children The increasingly growing number of mixed families (where a husband or a wife of a citizen of Lithuania is an alien) as well as intensive emigration from Lithuania cause the problems of a citizenship of children, including the problem of dual citizenship, that become more and more important. The leg... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian citizenship spouse.jpgThe citizenship of a spouse (a husband or a wife) In course of increasingly growing number of mixed families (when citizens of Lithuania get married with citizens of foreign states), the problem of a dual citizenship and the opportunities for acquiring the citizenship of Lithuania by a spouse of a citizen of Lithuania becomes important. If a citiz... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian passport3.jpgLosing the citizenship of Lithuania Legal norms of Lithuania provide the possible cases of losing the citizenship of Lithuania by a person. A person shall lose the citizenship of Lithuania: 1. If the person acquires the citizenship of another state and no circumstances provide him (her) a right for dual citizenship; 2. If the person ... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian passport5.jpgRenouncing the citizenship of Lithuania Renouncing the citizenship of Lithuania is one of the ways of losing the citizenship of Lithuania. Any citizen of Lithuania has a right to renounce the citizenship of Lithuania and this right should not be restricted, except of certain cases provided in laws. The cases when renouncing the citizens... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian citizenship.jpgRestoration of lost citizenship of Lithuania If a person was a citizen of Lithuania and lost the Lithuanian citizenship, it may be restored. If a person acquired a citizenship of Lithuania at birth, or his (her) citizenship of Lithuania was restored or granted according to the simplified procedure, or the person acquired the citizenship of Lit... Read more >>>
  • naturalization lithuania.jpgNaturalization If Lithuania is a place of lawful permanent residence of a person for over 10 years and such a person satisfies other requirements provided in legal norms, the person acquires a right to be granted the citizenship of Lithuania according to the procedure of naturalization. Permanent residence of a p... Read more >>>
  • information search in lithuanian archives.jpgInformation search in Lithuanian archives. Preparation of requests to archives of Lithuania Both the process of acquisition of the citizenship of Lithuania and the process of obtaining a Residence Permit often starts from search and collection of the required data and documents. Usually, this process is bound with preparation of requests to archives of Lithuania. This initial phase is very... Read more >>>
  • Apotille2.jpgLegalization of documents; certification of documents by an Apostille It is required that documents issued by institutions of foreign states or their copies should be legalized or certified by an Apostille prior to their submission to state institutions of Lithuania. The procedure of legalization is more complicated. A document issued by an institution of a foreign s... Read more >>>
  • lithuanian citizenship court2.jpgEstablishment of a fact of change of the first name or the surname in a judicial procedure A frequent problem arising on submission of an application for reinstatement or acquisition of citizenship of Lithuania is discrepancy between names n/or surnames in documents of the applicant and his father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, great-grandfather or great-grandmother. Sometimes, examin... Read more >>>
  • lituanian citizenship court 3.jpgEstablishment of a legal fact in a judicial procedure In certain cases, a person may lack some documents required for supporting the circumstances important in the process of reinstatement of the citizenship of Lithuania or its acquisition in other ways as well as in the process of issue a Residence Permit, such as the documents supporting the family c... Read more >>>
  • civil records2.jpgCorrections or amendments of civil status records in judicial procedure Sometimes, extracts from a civil status record (such as related to birth, marriage, death etc.) required for the process of reinstatement of the citizenship of Lithuania or its acquisition in other ways as well as in the process of issue a Residence Permit is not available or is incorrect. For examp... Read more >>>
  • ressidence permitResidence Permit for Person of Lithuanian Descent or an alien who has retained the right to Lithuanian citizenship Lithuanian descent or retention of Lithuanian citizenship is the basis for obtaining a residence permit in Lithuania. A person of Lithuanian descent or an alien who has retained the right to Lithuanian citizenship may be issued a temporary and permanent residence permit. A temporary residence permit... Read more >>>
  • Leidimas gyventi LietuvojeResidence Permit in Lithuania. Business Immigration. Business Immigration.One of the most common reasons for granting a residence permit is to conduct a business in accordance with the Lithuanian law. IMMIGRATION PROGRAMS: INVESTMENT I immigration program Temporary residence permit to live in Lithuania on the basis of legal activity and the intenti... Read more >>>
  • studentsStudent Immigration Foreign student admission into a higher education institution in Lithuania can be a reason for granting residence permit in Lithuania. A foreign student, admitted into a higher education institution in Lithuania is granted a temporary residence permit in Lithuania. The permit is granted for 1 year ... Read more >>>
  • Seimos sujungimasFamily Reunification in Lithuania A residence permit in Lithuania based on family reunification can be granted when: 1. The parents or parent of a foreign person, who are citizens of Lithuania, reside in Lithuania; 2. Lithuania is home to the minor foreigner's parents or parent or a spouse of one of his foster parents who ar... Read more >>>
  • Darbo programa LietuvojeWork Program in Lithuania Work in Lithuanian company gives a foreigner grounds for getting a temporary residence permit in Lithuania. In order to work in Lithuania you must find a company that would hire you. A foreigner who is interested in working in Lithuania must have specific qualifications corresponding with the field... Read more >>>
  • imoniu steigimas lietuvojeCompany registration in Lithuania The most popular forms of legal entities (companies) in Lithuania, and their differences. The most popular and the most common registered legal entities (companies) in Lithuania are: Private Company Limited by Shares (LTD) Individual Enterprise (IE) Public Limited Company (PLC); Other. Since S... Read more >>>
  • Investiciniai objektai pardavimui LietuvojeBusiness in Lithuania We suggest purchasing an acting business and investment objects in Lithuania. If you have not found the proper business objects in the list below, you can contact us and we will search for the objects, which you need according to provided criteria. You can subscribe MIGRATION LAW CENTER news and get... Read more >>>
  • EU blue cardWork permit in Lithuania An alien who intends to work legally in Lithuania must obtain a work permit and a residence permit in Lithuania. An alien who wishes to work in Lithuania should first find an employer - Lithuanian company that would like to hire him/her. Once finding an employer, an alien shall apply on ... Read more >>>
  • company in LithuaniaCompany in Lithuania The most popular and common company established in Lithuania is a Private limited liability company (LLC)/ Closed joint stock company. The authorised capital of the Private limited liability company/ Closed joint stock company must be not less than 2 896 Euro. The law provides for a maximum number o... Read more >>>
  • bussiness in europeCompany registration in Europe Lithuania became a member of the European Union in 2004. Lithuania is one of the European countries, where the company registration in Lithuania means the company registration in Europe. Advantages of the company registration in Lithuania (Europe) are as follows: Small taxes compared to ot... Read more >>>
  • ressidens europeResidence Permit in Europe Lithuania became a member of the European Union in 2004. Lithuania is one of the European countries, where a residence permit in Lithuania means a residence permit in one of the European countries. Advantages of a residence permit in Lithuania (Europe) are as follows: A residence permit to resid... Read more >>>
  • working lithuaniaWorking in Lithuania Legal work in Lithuania is inseparable from the issue of a work permit in Lithuania and a residence permit in Lithuania to an alien. Work in a Lithuanian company is the ground for obtaining a residence permit in Lithuania. A residence permit in Lithuania grants an individual the right to reside in ... Read more >>>
  • imigracija lietuvojeImmigration to Lithuania Third-country nationals, who enter Lithuania, must be in possession of visas and stay for longer than 90 days per half a year. If third-country nationals intend to stay in Lithuania longer, they must have a ground and obtain a residence permit in Lithuania. A residence permit in Lithuania - a docum... Read more >>>
  • imoniu pardavimasImmigration to Europe Third-country nationals, who enter one of the European countries, must be in possession of visas and stay for longer than 90 days per half a year. If third-country nationals intend to stay in Europe longer, they must have a ground and obtain a residence permit in one of the European countries. Lith... Read more >>>
  • eu passportResidence Permit in Lithuania for EU Nationals Right to live in the territory of Lithuania for a citizen of the member state of the European Union and his/her family members. A citizen of the member state of the European Union and his/her family members may stay in the territory of Lithuania without formalization of additional doc... Read more >>>
  • leidimas gyventiSetting up new companies Setting up a new company is one of the first steps of a new business that requires special knowledge and skills. People who consider starting a business in Lithuania often ask themselves, whether it is better to set up a company, buy an already set-up company or invest in an already established and ... Read more >>>