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Please be informed that from 2020-11-27 18:00 to 2020-11-29 18:00 and from 2020-12-04 18:00 to 2020-12-06 18:00 the relocation activities of IS infrastructure will be performed. As a result, "My Government" website could experience some short-term issues. We apologise for the inconvenience.

WHO IS ALLOWED TO COME TO LITHUANIA DURING EMERGENCY SITUATION DUE TO COVID-19?

  • All Lithuanian citizens from any country;
  • Foreigners  – only according to the exceptions provided in the Sub-paragraph 2.1.2 of the Resolution of the Government of the Republic (original document):
     
  • nationals of the EU / EEA, the Swiss Confederation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (EEA), The Principality of Andorra, the Principality of Monaco, the Republic of San Marino and the Holy See (Vatican City State) and persons lawfully living in these countries;foreigners who hold a document confirming their right to reside in the Republic of Lithuania, or in whose respect the Migration Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania has adopted a decision to issue a document confirming the right to reside in the Republic of Lithuania or sent a notice within the set term to submit the original documents and biometric data required for the decision to issue a document confirming the right to reside in the Republic of Lithuania, and
  • foreigners who are family members (spouses or persons with whom the registered partnership agreement has been concluded, parents (adoptive parents) and caregivers, children (adopted children), including underaged children of spouses or of persons with whom the registered partnership agreement has been concluded) of the citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and of the foreigners who hold a document confirming their right to permanently reside in the Republic of Lithuania;
  • foreigners who hold a national visa of the Republic of Lithuania, or in whose respect the Migration Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania has adopted a decision to issue a national visa;
  • foreigners lawfully residing in countries that have not been listed in the subparagraph 2.1.2.1, and which are included in the EU-level list of third countries*, for the residents of which temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU should be lifted at external borders;
  • persons enjoying immunities and privileges under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations (1961), the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963) and under other international agreements and legislation of the Republic of Lithuania, their family members and their service personnel, also members of official delegations;
  • persons serving in the military units of NATO and of NATO countries and their service personnel, also their family members;
  • crew members, who are employed in Lithuanian companies engaged in international commercial transportation, or who carry out international commercial transportation by all the means of transport, also seafarers;
  • health professionals arriving into the Republic of Lithuania for the provision of health care services;
  • high-performance athletes, specialists of high-performance sports and physical activity, instructors of high-performance sports and physical activity, and their family members, competition judges and other obligatory competition staff, sports medical staff, who come to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania for the preparation for and participation in high-performance athletic competitions;
  • artists coming to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for the participation in professional artistic events, and their service personnel;
  • journalists coming to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • other exceptional cases, where foreigners are allowed entry to the Republic of Lithuania on the basis of an individual permission by a minister holding the jurisdiction in the respective realm, and whose entry has been approved by the Government
  • persons in transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania:
  • returning to their country of residence;
  • for whom the motivated request of a foreign state is issued;
  • who use facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back. This transit of persons shall take place only through the Kena Railway Border Control Point and the Kybartai Railway Border Control Point under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • foreigners coming to the Republic of Lithuania for study purposes, admitted to study according to the study program (s) or doctoral studies in Lithuanian research and study institutions that ensure the requirements set by the  State-level Emergency Operations Manager regarding isolation and testing on COVID-19 disease (coronavirus infection) of aliens coming for study purposes;
  • foreign investors coming to the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Economy and Innovation, when the approval of the public institution specified in Paragraph 4 of Article 13 of the Law on Investments about the intended investments of foreign investors in the Republic of Lithuania not less than those specified in Item 6 of Paragraph 1 of Article 13 of the Law on Investments is submitted;
  • foreigners arriving to the Republic of Lithuania for special humanitarian reasons, with the permission of the Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania, when a motivated proposal of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania or his authorized person regarding the entry of these aliens into the Republic of Lithuania has been received;
  • foreigners coming to the Republic of Lithuania to participate in the funerals of relatives (spouse or persons  with whom a registered partnership agreement has been concluded, parents (adopted parents), children (adopted children), siblings).
  • foreigners arriving at the intelligence institutions of the Republic of Lithuania for purposes related to ensuring national security, with the permission of the Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Lithuania or the Director of the State Security Department of the Republic of Lithuania, respectively;
  • foreigners, who are allowed to come to Lithuania, must comply with the isolation conditions established by the State-level Emergency Operations Manager (this requirement does not apply to foreigners listed  in the lines marked in italics).

*Third countries whose residents should not be affected by temporary external borders restriction on non-essential travel into the EU :
•    Australia
•    Japan
•    New Zealand
•    Rwanda
•    Singapore
•    South Korea
•    Thailand
•    Uruguay
•    China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity
Original document here  

 

Last updated: 17-11-2020