News and Notices

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    22 June 2020

    Dear customers, please be informed that from 29 June 2020 Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Moscow will resume its operations. The following persons will be able to submit documents for a visa:

    • Customers, who wish to apply for a national visa;
    • Family members of EU citizens;
    • Crew members, who are employed in Lithuanian companies engaged in international commercial transportation, or who carry out international commercial transportation by all the means of transport;
    • Health professionals arriving into the Republic of Lithuania for the provision of health care services;
    • Artists coming to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for the participation in professional artistic events, and their service personnel;
    • Journalists coming to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
    • Other foreigners, who are allowed to entry the Republic of Lithuania on the basis of an individual permission by a minister holding the jurisdiction in the respective realm, and whose entry has been approved by the Government, in exceptional cases.

    Customers may submit their documents and collect their passports three times a week strictly upon a mandatory appointment – Monday to Wednesday, from 10:00 hrs till 14:00 hrs.

    Thus for visiting Lithuania Visa Application Center for documents submission/collection you should book an appointment in our on-line appointment system. The helpline is temporary not available for appointments’ scheduling until further notice.

    Please note: Your safety is our priority. Customers visiting our Visa Application Centre may be subjected to body temperature checks and may be required to wear face mask to assess. Customers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including fever (higher than 38 degrees Celsius), cough and difficulty breathing will be allowed to reschedule their appointment for another day and will be advised to seek medical attention at the nearest healthcare facility of their choice.

    Thank you for your understanding.

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    09 June 2020

    Dear customers,

    Herewith we are happy to announce that from 19 June 2020 Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Kaliningrad will resume its operations. The following categories of customers will be able to submit documents for Lithuanian visa:

    • Customers, who wish to apply for a national visa of the Republic of Lithuania;
    • Family members of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and Family members of foreigners having documents to confirm their right to permanent residence (residence permit) in the Republic of Lithuania;
    • Crew members, who are employed in Lithuanian companies engaged in international commercial transportation, or who carry out international commercial transportation by all the means of transport;
    • Health professionals arriving into the Republic of Lithuania for the provision of health care services;
    • Artists coming to the Republic of Lithuania upon the permission of the Minister for Culture of the Republic of Lithuania for the participation in professional artistic events, and their service personnel;
    • Journalists coming to the Republic of Lithuania at the permission of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
    • Other foreigners, who are allowed to entry the Republic of Lithuania on the basis of an individual permission by a minister holding the jurisdiction in the respective realm, and whose entry has been approved by the Government, in exceptional cases;
    • persons crossing in transit the territory of the Republic of Lithuania:

      • returning to the country of their permanent residence;
      • obtaining a motivated inquiry of the other country;
      • seafarers;

        • masters of sport, qualified sportsmen and instructors and their family members arriving at the Republic of Lithuania upon permission of the Minister of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania for preparation and participation in sports events of high class;
        • other cases when foreigners, in compliance with current regulations establishing a quarantine regime or an emergency at a state level, are not restricted from arriving at the Republic of Lithuania

    Submission of documents will be available tree times a week strictly upon a mandatory appointment – on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8.00 till 16.00.

    The collection of documents will be available tree times a week strictly upon a mandatory appointment – on Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8.00 till 16.00.

    This means that for visiting Lithuania Visa Application Center for submission/collecting documents you should book an appointment in our on-line appointment system.

    Please, pay attention that in order to ensure epidemiological safety we strongly recommend our customers to wear Personal Protective Equipment (face mask) when visiting the Visa Application Center as well as to come strictly in accordance with the scheduled time and date. Customers with symptoms of respiratory illness are kindly requested to postpone their visit until complete recovery.

    The Call Center information line is temporary not operating for calls and scheduling appointments until further notice. For more information, please, contact Lithuania Visa Application Center in Kaliningrad by e-mail: info.lithukal@vfshelpline.com.

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    16 March 2020

    For the kind attention of our Lithuania visa customers in Russia,

    Owing to the ongoing global COVID-19 developments, our Lithuania Visa Application Centres in Russia will not be accepting visa applications for processing until further notice.

    For more updates, we request our customers to check our website (www.vfsglobal.com) or the Embassy/Consulate website.

    We appreciate your understanding.

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    13 March 2020

    Dear customers,

    Please be informed that starting from 16 March 2020 Embassy of Lithuania in Russia will not be accepting customers who wish to apply for a national visa (type D). These applicants are welcomed at Moscow visa application centre.

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    05 March 2020

    Changes in operation schedule of Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk:

    Dear Clients,

    Please, be informed of the following change in the operating schedule of Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk:

    09 March 2020 – Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be closed due to a state holiday of the RF.

    We kindly ask you to submit and receive your documents in advance considering weekends and holidays.

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    18 February 2020

    Changes in operation schedule of Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk:

    Dear Clients,

    Please, be informed of the following change in the operating schedule of Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk:

    24 February 2020 – Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be closed due to a state holiday of the RF.

    We kindly ask you to submit and receive your documents in advance considering weekends and holidays.

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    31 January 2020

    Dear applicants please note that starting from 02 February 2020, for children of citizens of Russian Federation of 6 years of age and older, the visa fee will be 35 euros. Starting from 31 January 2020, all applications of this category of citizens will be accepted at Lithuanian Visa Application Centers at the indicated rate (due to the deadlines for the transfer of documents to the Mission).

    Please, be informed that on 31 January 2020 Lithuania Visa Application Center in Sovetsk will be open for submission from 8.00 hrs till 14.00 hrs. Passback of ready documents will take place, as usual, from 8.00 hrs till 16.00 hrs.

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    27 January 2020

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent

    This fee change is not applicable to below nationalities

    Russia

    Georgia

    Serbia

    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Montenegro

    Macedonia

    Armenia

    Albania

    Ukraine

    Moldova

    Azerbaijan

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    16 January 2020

    Dear applicants, please note that Kazan VAC will be relocated and will start operations at the new premises on 20 January 2020. The new VAC address is 420021, Kazan, Parizhskoy Kommuny str., 26.

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    15 December 2019

    Jurisdiction of Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow: Submission during holidays (Christmas and New Year)

    09 December 2019 – Last day for submission in 2019 in regional visa centers (if you plan to collect your passport in same visa center before the end of 2019).

    13 December 2019 – Last day for submission in 2019 in regional visa centers (if you plan to collect your passport in Moscow at courier dispatch centre before the end of 2019).

    19 December 2019 – Last day for submission in 2019 in Moscow visa center (if you plan to collect your passport before the end of 2019).

    * Documents submitted later than the deadlines set above will be issued after 09 January 2020.

    31 December 2019– Last day for submission in 2019 in Moscow visa center. From 01 January 2020 to 08 January 2020 all the visa centers under Jurisdiction of Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow will be closed.

    Starting from 09 January 2020 – all the visa centers under Jurisdiction of Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow will be operating as per normal working hours.

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    11 December 2019

    Information for the Kaliningrad Region applicants

    Dear applicants of Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad Region!

    Please, be informed that during the upcoming holidays – 24 December 2019 to 26 December 2019 – Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be open for submission and passback during usual operating hours – from 08:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs The General Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania in Kaliningrad will be closed for Christmas holidays during these days.

    01 January 2020 - 05 January 2020 and 07 January 2020 – Lithuania Visa Application Center in Kaliningrad will be closed.

    06 January 2020 and 08 January 2020 – Lithuania Visa Application Center in Kaliningrad will be open for submission and passback during usual operating hours – from 08:00 hrs. till 16:00 hrs

    Lithuania Visa Application Center in Sovetsk will be closed within 01 January 2020 - 08 January 2020.

    From 09 January 2020 Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be open for submission and passback during usual operating hours – from 08:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs

    Attention! If you are planning a trip to Lithuania for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays, we once again strongly recommend you to submit your documents to Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad or Sovetsk up to 12 December 2019.

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    14 November 2019

    Dear residents of Kaliningrad and the Kaliningrad Region going to Lithuania for Christmas and New Year holidays, we recommend you to submit your documents to Lithuania Visa Application Centeres before 12 December 2019.

    Please, be informed that due to the coming holidays the General Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania kindly recommends you to submit documents to Lithuania Visa Application Centers in advance. If you are planning to go to Lithuania for Christmas and New Year holidays, we recommend you to submit your documents to the Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk before 12 December 2019.

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    22 October 2019

    Changes in schedule of Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk in November:

    Dear Applicants,

    01 November 2019 – Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be open as usual. 

    04 November 2019 – Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Kaliningrad and Sovetsk will be closed due to the RF public holiday - Day of National Unity.

    We kindly ask you to submit and receive your documents in advance.

    Attention! The General Consulate of Lithuanian Republic will be closed on 01 November 2019.

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    02 October 2019

    Restriction in the work of the Lithuanian Visa Center in Sovetsk (03 October 2019):

    Due to technical reasons on 03 October 2019 Lithuanian Visa Center in Sovetsk will work only for handout of ready passports and consulting.

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    16 September 2019

    Restriction in the work of the Lithuanian Visa Center in Sovetsk (17 – 18 September 2019):

    Due to technical reasons on 17 – 18 September 2019 Lithuanian Visa Center in Sovetsk will work only for handout of ready passports and consulting.

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    07 August 2019

    • Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that Visa Application Centre of Lithuania in Saint Petersburg will start operating from 09 August 2019 on the following address: Bolshaya Raznochinnaya,16A,(Entrance from Chkalovsky Prospect 7), 2nd Floor, 197110. Working hours: 09:00 - 16:00

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    15 March 2019

    Working schedule of Lithuania VAC in Moscow on 21 March 2019

    Dear Applicants!

    Kindly note that on 21 March 2019 Lithuania VAC in Moscow will work for submission and passback until 14:30.

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    01 February 2019

    Visa Center of Lithuania begins operations from new location

    Dear Applicants!

    Kindly be informed that starting from 4th of February, Visa Center of Lithuania will begin its operations in the new location – Kashirskoe highway 3, k. 2, s. 4, business centre “Sirius Park”.

    Application submission and passport collection timings remain unaffected.

    For convenience of the applicants there is a free shuttle bus service from “Nagatinskaya” metro station, which departs every 10 minutes.

    Boarding and exit of passengers takes place at a public transportation stop “Nizhnie Kotly Station”, which is situated on Nagatinskaya street 2, k. 1

    On the territory of business-centre “Sirius Park” shuttle bus stop is situated next to the big atrium between buildings 4 and 9.

    For easier identification of the shuttle bus, please look for the vehicle with the logotype and sign of business-centre “Sirius Park” and VFS Global visa centre under the windscreen.