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Guide to Residency in Lithuania

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: Looking for guidance on obtaining residency in Lithuania? Discover the steps involved and read advice from expats, nomads, and others already in Lithuania.

Obtaining a residency visa in Lithuania is not always easy, but our Guide to Residency in Lithuania gives newcomers an overview of the steps involved and advice from others who have already navigated the process.

  • Gather the necessary documents for residency status in Lithuania:
    • Valid passport
    • Proof of health insurance
    • Proof of financial means
    • Proof of accommodation
  • Submit the documents to the Migration Department of Lithuania
  • Wait for the decision from the Migration Department of Lithuania
  • If the decision is positive, apply for a Tax Number at the State Tax Inspectorate:
    • Fill out the application form
    • Submit the application form along with the necessary documents
    • Wait for the decision from the State Tax Inspectorate
  • If the decision is positive, register with the Register of Legal Entities
  • Wait for the decision from the Register of Legal Entities
  • If the decision is positive, obtain a residence permit

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What tips do expats have about residency and visas in Lithuania?

"If you plan to stay in Lithuania for a while, you will need to apply for a residence permit. Depending on the purpose of your stay, you may need to apply for a temporary residence permit, a permanent residence permit, or a long-term visa. You will need to provide documents such as a valid passport, proof of financial means, proof of health insurance, and a valid address in Lithuania. You may also need to provide additional documents depending on the type of residence permit or visa you are applying for," said one expat living in Lithuania.

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"In order to visit Lithuania, foreign nationals must obtain a visa from the Lithuanian Embassy or Consulate in their home country. The process of applying for a visa involves submitting a completed application form, a valid passport, two passport-sized photographs, and any other documents required by the Embassy or Consulate. In order to obtain residency in Lithuania, foreign nationals must apply for a residence permit. The process of applying for a residence permit involves submitting a completed application form, a valid passport, two passport-sized photographs, proof of financial means, proof of health insurance, and any other documents required by the Lithuanian Migration Department," commented one member living in Lithuania.

About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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