11/07/2014 There is changed the order of submission of documents for temporary residence permit of Lithuania and order of issuance, amendment, revocation of Lithuanian residence permits to foreigners

In Lithuania there is changed the order No 1V-329 of the Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania of 12 October 2005 “On the Approval of the rules on the issue of temporary residence permits for aliens in the Republic of Lithuania and the rules for the identification of marriages of conveniences, registered partnerships, and fictitious adoptions”.

Among the changes now an alien‘s application for a temporary residency permit in Lithuania can be examined and a decision taken on a matter of urgency.

Until now, the alien's application a temporary residency permit in Lithuania had to be examined and a decision on it taken no later than 4 months after the submission n of application to migration service or consular office day. After the entry into force of amendments to the legislation, an application for a temporary residence permit in Lithuaniashould be examined and a decision on it taken no later than 4 months in general order, and an application for a temporary residence permit in Lithuania in a matter of urgency - not later than 2 months from the date of submission to the Migration Service.

Application to change a temporary residency permit in Lithuania will be examined and a decision on it taken no later than 2 months (in general order) and urgency - not later than 1 month from the date of submission to the Migration Service.

A temporary residence permit in Lithuania will be executed (produced and issued card) no later than 10 working days in general order, while a matter of urgency - not later than 5 business days after the submission of application for a temporary residence formalization to the Migration Service day.

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