Important Travel Document Information – Please Read
Since 2004, Lithuania has been a member of the European Union. It signed the Schengen agreement in 2007, and since then, travelers with a Schengen visa have been able to enter Lithuania for stays of up to 90 days within 6-month periods.
If you are an EU/EEA national, you may enter Lithuania with only an identification document/passport. If you are a non-EU/EEA traveler and want to visit Lithuania for up to 90 days, you will need a Lithuanian Schengen Visa.
We advise you to make an applications as soon as possible. This ensures approval for your visa to Lithuania in time for your trip. Please note you will not be allowed on a flight without a valid visa document.
Lithuania Schengen C-Visas
The Schengen area consists of 27 European countries which includes Lithuania. The area acts as a single jurisdiction for international travel with a common visa policy.
If you are third-country national, you will need a visa to enter Lithuania. In fact, you will need a visa to enter any other Schengen country. Short-stay Schengen C-visas permit stays of up to 90 days. While a national D-visa/residence permit is for more extended stays in the country.
Eligibility to apply for a Lithuania visa
There is a criteria for travellers to follow in regards to what documentation is required when trying to obtain a visa to Lithuania. The criteria is listed below.
Form for Lithuanian visa applications.
Two photos for passports.
Your valid passport.
Copies of all of your prior visas.
Lithuania Travel Insurance Coverage.
Evidence of mode of transportation.
Lithuania Visa Purposes
Tourism is the main reason people visit Lithuania. However there are many reasons you can state as your travel purpose on your application such as:
Visiting Family or Friends – those who desire to visit family or friends who are lawfully resident in the Schengen region.
Business – Many individuals travel to and from the Schengen nations on a regular basis for business.
Medical reasons — For heading to any of the Schengen member states for medical treatment
Students and learners – who intend to attend any form of educational institution, for university courses, language courses, and other courses, for a duration of less than three months.
Cultural, Sports, and Film Crews – there is a visa for those residing outside of the Schengen region who want to go to Europe for a Cultural, Sports, or Religious Event, as well as Film Crews.
Appointment waiting times
Visa appointment wait times can vary from situation to situation. The seasonal volume of work and number of pending applicants also affect the estimated duration of the wait. However, the majority of wait times range between 60 and 120 days.
Processing time for Lithuania visas
In most cases, the Lithuanian Schengen visa processing time is 15 days, but it can take up to 60 days.
Who can travel to Lithuania without a visa?
Citizens of the European Union do not require a visa and can visit for short stays of up to 90 days.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links to the right to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
For detailed information on specific parts of the EU visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any detailed information, please contact us via email.
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|How to submit a Visa Application|
Schengen Member States
The Schengen Area is a zone in which 27 European countries have abolished their internal borders to allow for free and unrestricted movement of people:
What to do if your Lithuania visa is refused?
You have the right to contest this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Schengen visa and the reasons for the rejection.
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Lithuania has the simplest visa application process in Europe. It has a 98.7 percent acceptance rate and is the simplest Schengen visa to obtain. Approximately 1.3% of Schengen visa applications from Lithuania are denied.
Lithuania is one of the Schengen agreement’s member states. With a Schengen visa, it is possible to travel to Lithuania and the other 27 Schengen states.
Documentation of appropriate financial means (150 EUR each month of intended stay); bank statement for the previous three months.
This depends on a number of things such as whether or not you have had a Schengen visa in the past or how many countries you intend to visit. Generally your first Schengen visa will be issued for the duration of your stay. Future Visa Applications may be granted for multiple entry for a number of years.