Migration department
Politics

Government to discuss Migration Department overhaul in mid-May

Lithuanian Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas thinks that the Migration Department should be a separate agency, but he will in mid-March present the government with several alternative options for overhauling the existing system. […]

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Society

Migration Department pledges online registration for applicants for resident permits

Lithuania’s Migration Department plans to introduce early online registration for temporary residence permits instead of the current live queue. […]

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Opinion

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. […]

Migration department
Defence

Prosecutors: Lithuanian Migration Dept didn’t leak classified info to Russian judges

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General’s Office announced on Tuesday that the Migration Department did not disclose classified information to judges of the Russian Constitutional Court who were banned from entering Lithuania due to annexation of Crimea. […]