Queue at the migration office

Migration Department in Vilnius replaces live lines with online registration for visas

The Lithuanian Migration Department in Vilnius has on Monday eliminated live queues for foreigners to come and fill out applications for national visas without prior registration. […]

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. […]

Refugees Reception Centre

Lithuania receives another 16 Syrian refugees under EU program

Lithuania on Tuesday relocated another 16 Syrian refugees under the European Union (EU) program on Tuesday, the Migration Department said. […]

Residence permit

Lithuania denies residence permits to 18 foreigners posing as business people

Eighteen foreigners posing as business people have been denied residence permits in Lithuania, the Migration Department said on Friday. […]