Breaking point: in the face of Brexit, Lithuanians rapidly returning

After almost half a century of membership, the United Kingdom left the European Union on January 31. In the face of this historic withdrawal, increasingly many Lithuanian citizens, who had emigrated to this country, are […]

Svetlana Naumcik from iLaw

Refusals in extension of a residence permit in Lithuania. Causes and consequences.

Since 2017, amendments to the law of the Republic of Lithuania “On the Legal Status of Aliens” have come into force. Despite the fact that new immigration rules have established preferential terms for technological start-ups that are at an early stage of their development with a scalable and innovative product or business model, now it is more difficult to obtain a residence permit based on legal activity in Lithuania than before. […]

Mantvydas Bekešius

Lithuania expresses concern to UK over attack on Lithuanian home in Northern Ireland

A Lithuanian vice-minister of foreign affairs spoke with the UK‘s Minister of State for Immigration Robert Goodwill regarding the attack on a Lithuanian home in Northern Ireland. According to a Foreign Ministry statement, Vice-Minister Mantvydas […]


Labour relations and skills shortages ‘main obstacles to economic growth’

Inflexible labour relations and the absence of any immigration policy are the major obstacles to Lithuania’s economic growth, the country’s biggest employer association believes. The Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists has drafted a report on business […]