Foreigners in Lithuania

The number of foreigners in Lithuania is constantly rising: Based on the data provided by the Department of Migration, on 1 July 2022, there were 145, 118 foreigners living in Lithuania with residence permits (EU and Third country nationals). Most of the foreigners came to Lithuania to work, for reasons of family reunification or to study.  More information can be found here.


What are the types of visas? Who needs a visa to come to Lithuania? 

Residence permits for Third country nationals

What is the difference between a temporary residence permit and a permanent residence permit?

Residence permits for EU citizens

Which document can an EU citizen get if s/he arrives to reunite with his family member? Is an employee or self-employed? Came to study? Has enough funds? 

Work in Lithuania

How to find a job in Lithuania? How to obtain a work permit obligatory? How long does the whole procedure take? Which document will s/he get? 

Getting married in Lithuania

Which documents do I need to submit if I want to get married in Lithuania? Can I apply online?

Driving in Lithuania

Who can drive in Lithuania? How to get a drivers license? How to registrate a vehicle and what kind of documents are required? 

Foreigners integration

Where can I learn Lithuanian? Are there any Lithuanian lessons online?

Foreign societies in Lithuania

Which foreigners societies are active in Lithuania? Who is responsible for foreigners integration? Which services can a foreigner get?  
Information updated: 2022-12-20

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