Immigration Policy Lithuania 2021-2022


What is New Policy on Immigration to Lithuania for 2021-2022?

The Republic of Lithuania, referred to as Lithuania for short, is located on the east coast of the Baltic Sea, together with Latvia and Estonia in the north, and is also known as the three Baltic countries.

Lithuania is an ancient country with a glorious civilization. The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was established in 1240, and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was jointly established with the Kingdom of Poland in 1569, becoming one of the European powers.


On March 11, 1990, Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union. Joined NATO on March 29, 2004, and joined the European Union on May 1 of the same year. On January 1, 2015, Lithuania became the 19th member of the euro area, which coincided with the 15th anniversary of the birth of the euro.


Lithuania is a developed capitalist country with a GDP of 42.8 billion US dollars in 2011, a year-on-year increase of 5.9%, and a per capita GDP of about 13,253 US dollars. Food processing, wood processing, transportation and logistics, biotechnology, and laser technology are the dominant industries in Lithuania.


What are the benefits of migrating to Lithuania?

Lithuanian Immigration Benefits:

1) Travel convenience: passports can be visa-free for more than 170 countries and regions including the United States, Canada, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, all European Union and Schengen countries


2) The application conditions are simple: no education, no language, no bank deposit and other requirements, no immigration supervision


3) Short processing time: 8-10 months to obtain EU passport


4) EU citizens: In addition to enjoying various benefits in Lithuania, they can also freely migrate to other EU countries to settle, live, work, study, etc.


5) Fingerprints can be collected in your country without logging in to avoid epidemic risks, etc.


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How to migrate to Lithuania?




Application conditions:


1) Over 18 years old


2) No criminal record


Application Processing cycle:

8-10 months from the date when the down payment is to be paid and the documents are ready.


Required materials:

1) Scanned copy of the applicant's passport


2) Scanned copy of the applicant's Chinese resident ID card (both sides)


3) The applicant's passport size color photo (within 6 months, white background, electronic version)


4) Scanned copy of notarial certificate of no criminal record (Chinese and English)


5) Scanned copy of notarized birth certificate (Chinese and English)


6) The electronic version of the applicant's ten fingerprints 


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Visa-free US, Lithuania Express Passport project  

Lithuania is located on the east coast of the Baltic Sea, bordered by Latvia to the north, Belarus to the east, Poland to the south, and the Baltic Sea and the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast to the west. 

The total length of the national border is 1,644 kilometers, and the coastline is 90 kilometers long. It is a transitional climate from oceanic to continental. The highest point is 293.6 meters above sea level. The average temperature in January is -1°C, and the average temperature in July is 19°C. With a land area of ​​65,300 square kilometers, it is also the largest country in the three Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania).

The total population of Lithuania is about 2.8 million (2020 data), of which about 80% are native Lithuanians. 

The largest groups of the foreign diaspora population are Poles, Russians and Belarusians.


The official language of Lithuania is Lithuanian. But Russian, Polish and Ukrainian are the most common types of foreign languages ​​in the country.


It officially broke away from the Soviet Union on September 6, 1991, and joined the United Nations on September 17. Joined the European Union in 2004.


On December 21, 2007, another historic day, nine then-new EU member states, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, finally officially joined the ranks of the Schengen countries.


Lithuania officially joined the euro zone on January 1, 2015, becoming the 19th member of the euro zone after its Baltic neighbors Estonia and Latvia.


Lithuania is a moderately developed country and joined the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in 2018.

Citizens of Lithuania and other US Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries can apply to travel to the United States without a visa if they are planning a short-term business or leisure trip. VWP affects all territories of the United States of America, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and the US Virgin Islands. 

Using a private service to apply for travel authorization through ESTA™ will not speed up the granting of authorization. 

VWP travelers should be aware that unauthorized third parties have created websites, charging visitors seeking to travel to the United States under the VWP, to obtain information about ESTA™ and to submit an ESTA™ application to DHS on behalf of the traveler the body. These companies and websites are not endorsed, affiliated, or connected in any way with DHS or the United States Government. 

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Apply for a US visa if:

  • YOU ARE NOT A U.S. CITIZEN. that you do not have an expired or expired US Permanent Resident Authorization Card, Form I-551 
  • You hold a Lithuanian citizen's passport issued after August 28, 2006 (citizens of other VWP countries, please refer to the website visit/visa-waiver-program.html for information on passport requirements)
  • You have no criminal record
  • You have a different travel purpose, for example, study, temporary work, work on a ship, immigration, etc.
  •  You do not meet the conditions to travel without a visa or the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) application is rejected.
  •  You have not been denied a visa or admission to the United States in the past;
  •  You have not violated the terms of the VWP on your first visit or have been deported from the United States in the past
  •  The purpose of your trip is tourism, friends/relatives or business meetings
  •  You are planning a short trip not exceeding 90 days (return ticket must be presented upon arrival)
  • Travelers who hold dual citizenship in the United States must use a US passport to enter and exit the United States. Requirements for applying for visa-free travel

 You must enter the United States by air or sea on an approved vessel. VWP allows people from Mexico and Canada to come to the Port of Land (POE) - ESTA registration is not necessary, but travelers must meet the requirements for visa-free travel (click here). They will fill out the I-94W Entry/Exit Form and pay a $6 fee at the US port.


Where to Request your ESTA travel authorization?

Request your ESTA travel authorization:

 All new ESTA applications are subject to an ESTA application fee of USD 14 payable by credit card. All answers given in your ESTA application must be true and correct to the best of your knowledge. Where misrepresentations are found (i.e. for previous criminal records, visa denials, deportation to the United States), the ESTA approval received may be revoked and denied. This may result in denial of admission to the United States at the port.

 Please print the page showing your ESTA number and approval status, if your application is approved. Flight agents may ask you to provide it before check-in.

 Unless cancelled, an ESTA authorization is valid for repeated use for two years from the date of authorization or until your passport expires, whichever comes first. 

Update your travel information and check expiration dates every time you plan a trip.

 If you have any questions about your ESTA registration, you can call +1 202 344 3710 (Business days 7:30 am to 5:00 pm EST/EST) or email US Customs and Border Protection Information Center. 


What is the Investment Environment in Lithuania?

Lithuania has obvious geographical advantages and can radiate to the diversified market of 700 million people in Northern Europe, Western Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. 

The Lithuanian government takes attracting foreign investment, creating jobs and promoting growth as its policy direction, and continuously improves the investment environment. 

In 2017, it expanded the tax incentives of the free economic zone; revised the labor law, relaxed employment relations, and reduced the burden on employers; introduced loose policies, vigorously Promote the development of the financial technology industry.

Lithuania has established 6 free economic zones, 4 industrial parks, 5 science and technology parks, and 1 technology center in major economic regions of the country. 

A series of tax incentives and other software and hardware conditions have attracted enterprises to invest in entrepreneurship.


According to the "2020 Global Doing Business Report" released by the World Bank, Lithuania ranks 11th in terms of ease of doing business among 190 economies in the world. 

According to the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2019/2020, Lithuania ranks 39th among the most competitive countries and regions in the world.


The income of local people is not high compared to developed countries in Europe. For example, the per capita salary in the capital Vilnius is around 1,050 euros per month (2021 data), which is equivalent to about 8,400 yuan in RMB, and the minimum wage is 600 euros (about 4,800 yuan). A meal usually costs around 7 euros.


What is the Lithuanian Living Environment?

Lithuania is like a crystal clear European gem, with vast forests and lakes, beautiful coastlines, lovely buildings and stunning landscapes.

At the same time, Lithuania is a Christian country, and the architecture of this country also depicts Lithuania's religion, culture and history, and small towns also retain many traditional wooden houses.

It is also a country suitable for tourism. The capital Vilnius has beautiful lakes, forests, hills and castles for tourists to visit. It is a charming European city.


The climate in Lithuania is relatively mild, with average temperatures around 20 degrees Celsius in summer and sub-zero temperatures and frequent snowfalls in winter. 

The main benefit of the country is its good natural environment and abundant natural resources.


Lithuania's one-step passport project (for consultation, please see your personal profile or private message, more information is available on the public account HDO Overseas Station)

Country of Lithuania


Project Benefits:

1) Authenticity of the project: All the documents applied for are directly issued by the Lithuanian government


2) Safe and reliable: The applicant participates in the whole process, and can log in to Lithuania to go through the formalities, and can also collect fingerprints in China without logging in to avoid the risk of the epidemic


3) Simple procedures: just provide basic information, no investment, no professional restrictions, no educational requirements


4) Free passage: passports are visa-free for as many as 180+ countries and regions such as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand


5) Fast processing: the processing cycle only takes 8-10 months


6) Reasonable asset allocation: overseas accounts can be opened, and assets can be reasonably planned


7) Free movement to the EU: You can live and work freely in the 27 EU member states



Which are Lithuanian passport visa-free countries?

Lithuania is visa-free to 181 countries and regions, ranking 8th in the world. Visa-free for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan for 90 days, Japan, South Korea, Singapore for 90 days, and even electronic visa for the United States, Australia for 90 days, and electronic visa for Canada for 6 months. It can be described as a passport to travel around the world.


Gemalto provides electronic ID cards for Lithuania

A global leader in digital security, announced that Gemalto has been commissioned by the Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior to deliver 900,000 electronic ID cards to Lithuania using Sealys laser security technology. 

Gemalto e-ID cards are made of polycarbonate material and all personal data is laser etched into the card to ensure the highest level of security and longest lifespan.

Citizens over the age of 16 must hold a national ID card, which also serves as a travel document in EU countries. National card issuance began on January 5, 2009.


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Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a global leader in digital security, announced that Gemalto has been commissioned by the Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior* to deliver 900,000 electronic ID cards to Lithuania using Sealys laser security technology. Gemalto e-ID cards are made of polycarbonate material and all personal data is laser etched into the card to ensure the highest level of security and longest lifespan. 

Citizens over the age of 16 must hold a national ID card, which also serves as a travel document in EU countries. 

National card issuance began on January 5, 2009. Gemalto delivers the card to local partner Lodvila. The Lithuanian security printing company is the prime contractor for the project.


The ID card is the same size as a credit card and uses contactless technology specifically to allow authentication based on fingerprints at border checks. 

The ID card also embeds a contact microprocessor, which contains an online ID card and a certificate of conformity for signing official electronic documents such as agreements and declarations.


Lithuania decided to deploy this national ID card to allow citizens to travel freely within EU member states and enjoy the convenience of Lithuania and EU e-government services. 

With this electronic ID, Lithuania is moving towards the implementation of the European Citizen Card standard


Capital city of Lithuania

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Mr. Raimundas Palaitis, Minister of the Interior of Lithuania, commented, "Gemalto's digital security technology can effectively protect the card and the data contained in the card. 

This new generation of ID cards will bring more and more convenient public services to the citizens of Lithuania. 

Smart cards give Our citizens provide new opportunities and facilitate the rapid growth of online services, including public online services."


Jacques Seneca, Executive Vice President of Gemalto's Corporate Security Division, added, "This contact and contactless card is a world first as it combines a high-security ID card with a biometric travel document. 

Lithuanian citizens will have a fully compliant The second-generation travel document of the latest ICAO fingerprint recommendation. Gemalto is proud of Lithuania's full use of Gemalto's digital security technology for the benefit of its citizens."


Gemalto has participated in the electronic ID card programs in many countries, and the implementation results in the following countries are particularly outstanding, for reference: Bahrain, Belgium, Finland, Oman, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, United Arab Emirates. 

In addition, Taiwan recently deployed Gemalto's digital security technology in a smart card-style residence permit, the Electronic Alien Residence Permit (ARC).


The ID Customization Center under the Ministry of Interior of Lithuania is authorized to manage the procurement and customization of ID cards.


The certificate of conformity for electronic signature is issued by the Resident Registration Office of the Ministry of Interior of Lithuania.


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