Permits and visas

Do you need a visa?

The citizens of 74 recognised countries do not require a visa to enter the country (a list of countries is available here) .

Citizens of other countries need to apply for a Schengen visa or a National visa at Diplomatic Missions or Lithuanian Consulates. You can also apply for the temporary residence permit there too. There will be a charge for the issue of a visa.

Types of visas:

·         A Schengen visa for visits of less than 90 days in 180 days period;

·         A National visa (D) for visits of between three months and a year.

If you are a citizen of a country that requires a visa you must apply for the National visa (D) and temporary residence permitYou can apply for the temporary residence permit at the Lithuanian embassy along with the National visa (D), or you can do this once you arrive to Lithuania.