I am an EU citizen of Lithuanian descent

What kind of document can I get?

A certificate confirming the right of the citizen of a EU Member State to reside permanently in the Republic of Lithuania (Certificate of EU national).

What documents do I need to submit?

  1. An application of an established format to issue a certificate confirming the right of an EU citizen to reside permanently in the Republic of Lithuania;
  2. A valid passport or identity card of an EU citizen;
  3. Documents confirming that an EU citizen is a person of Lithuanian descent:
  4. Documents confirming a change of the given name or the surname if these personal data in the said documents do not coincide with personal data contained in the passport or identity card of an EU citizen.

How long will it take to process my application?

An application to issue or replace a certificate confirming the right for a citizen of European Union Member State to permanently reside in the Republic of Lithuania shall be examined, and this document shall be issued not later than within one month, after the day of submitting such application to a Migration Service of a territorial police office.

How long will the document be valid for?

This certificate is issued for 10 years and after this period is replaced.

How much will it cost to apply for the Certificate of EU national?

Prior to submitting an application for issue of a card of the EU permanent residence permit, a foreign national must pay a state charge in the amount of  20 EUR  collected for the management of documents with regard to issue of a card of the EU permanent residence permit.

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Source: Migration department

Information updated: 2018-12-28
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