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PERMISSIONS TO LIVE IN THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

LegalPro specialists of migration law will help you to get a temporary or permanent permission to live in Lithuania. The professionals working in the company are bound to provide professional and high-quality services meeting your needs and expectations. We have accumulated much experience in the field of migration law; therefore we can offer the highest quality services.

A TEMPORARY PERMISSION TO LIVE IN LITHUANIA

A temporary permission to live in the Republic of Lithuania is a document enabling a foreigner to temporarily reside in the Republic of Lithuania for a period specified in it. A temporary permission is usually valid for a year and then may be extended.
During the validity time of a temporary permission, citizens of Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia, China, Russia and other third countries can chose and change their domicile in the Republic of Lithuania as well as depart and come back. Besides, during the validity time of temporary permission citizens of these countries can travel to all Schengen states without visas.

With a temporary permission of residence you have the following rights:

  • To arrive to the countries of EU and Schengen area and stay there for an indefinite period of time (during the validity time of a temporary permission).
  • To go to the territory of all EU and Schengen states without visas and time restrictions.
  • To get visas to such countries as USA, Canada, Great Britain and Australia in a simpler way.
  • To look for a job in Lithuania and other EU countries.
  • To have equal social guarantees as Lithuanian citizens: benefit of unemployment, benefit of child’s birth, medicine, studies etc.
  • To get a permanent permission to reside in Lithuania.
  • Persons who have permissions to live in Lithuania on the basis of commercial activity (SP or JSC) are granted the rights to purchase a car with an opportunity to use it beyond the borders of European Union (temporary export under the legislation of import country).

For an issuance of temporary residence permission a foreigner has to submit the following documents:

  1. A free form application to issue a temporary residence permission;
  2. A valid travel document;
  3. Documents approving that a foreigner has a valid health insurance;
  4. Documents approving foreigner’s right to get a temporary residence permission;
  5. Documents approving that a foreigner has enough money and (or) gets regular income that is sufficient to live in the Republic of Lithuania;
  6. A receipt that the charges for the management of documents are paid;
  7. A temporary permission to live in the Republic of Lithuania is issued within 4-6 months.

A PERMANENT PERMISSION TO LIVE IN LITHUANIA

Permanent residence permission is a document enabling a foreigner to live in the Republic of Lithuania and approving foreigner’s status as a permanent resident.

Foreigners have the right to perform economic, commercial and other legal activity in the Republic of Lithuania. First of all, you need to register a company (JSC or SP) in order you could get a temporary permission to live for a year with an opportunity to prolong it and get permanent residence permission later.

Persons who have a permanent permission to live in Lithuania on the basis of commercial activity (SP or JSC) are granted the rights to purchase a car with an opportunity to use it beyond the borders of European Union (temporary export under the legislation of import country).

For an issuance of permanent residence permission a foreigner has to submit the following documents:

  1. A free form application to issue a permanent residence permission;
  2. A valid travel document;
  3. Documents approving that a foreigner has a valid health insurance;
  4. Documents approving foreigner’s right to get a permanent residence permission;
  5. Documents approving that a foreigner has enough money and (or) gets regular income that is sufficient to live in the Republic of Lithuania;
  6. A receipt that the charges for the management of documents are paid.

A permanent permission to live in the Republic of Lithuania is issued not later than 6 months.