Residence 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:

  1. A residence permit to reside in Lithuania entitles individuals to travel freely, without visas, in European countries belonging to the Schengen area;
  2.  A residence permit grants the same rights and social benefits as citizens of Europe, with the exception of political rights;
  3.  Holders of a residence permit are later entitled to acquire Lithuanian citizenship, to become a European citizen;
  4. A residence permit facilitates the procedure of obtaining visas to countries such as USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

Most common grounds for obtaining a residence permit in Lithuania (Europe) are as follows:

  1.  Business (engagement in lawful activities) in the territory of Europe - Lithuania;
  2.  Studies;
  3.  Work;
  4.  Family reunification;
  5. Lithuanian origin.

Price of a residence permit in Lithuania (Europe) depends on the grounds for application for a residence permit in Lithuania (Europe). It ranges from 300 to 1,100 Euro.

Time limits for a preparation of documents for a residence permit in Lithuania (Europe): up to 5 working days.

Time limits for a decision making: 2-4 months.

Place for the submission of documents: a diplomatic mission or a consular post of Lithuania abroad or a migration service in Lithuania.


If you have any questions or should you require more information or help, please contact us by e-mail info@migration.lt or tel. + 370 6 1861886. We will gladly help you.