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    12 August 2019

    Dear applicants, from 23 July 2019, the procedure for issuing invitations to the Republic of Lithuania is changing. When inviting a foreigner (applicant) to an inviting individual or legal entity (in Lithuania), it is necessary to fill out and submit an invitation - a letter of mediation for a visa only through the Electronic Information Services System:

    The received code must be provided to the Consulate General or the Visa Center when submitting documents.

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    25 December 2018

    Dear Applicants, starting from 03 January 2019, Lithuanian Visa Centers in Almaty and Nur-Sultan accept documents strictly according to online registration.

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    Article 23 of REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL establishing a Community code on Visas (Visa Code)

    Decision on the application

    1. Applications shall be decided on within 15 calendar days of the date of the lodging of an application which is admissible in accordance with Article 19.
    2. That period may be extended up to a maximum of 30 calendar days in individual cases,notably when further scrutiny of the application is needed or in cases of representation where the authorities of the represented Member State are consulted.
    3. Exceptionally, when additional documentation is needed in specific cases, the period may be extended up to a maximum of 60 calendar days

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    Effective 15 January 2015 and 16 January 2015, applicants applying for Lithuania can apply in Lithuania Application Centers located in Almaty and Nur-Sultan. For more information, please log in to

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    Under the new Regulation of the European Parliament and Council of the European Union, as of April 5, 2010 the following provisions shall apply:

    1. Only the new form of common Schengen visa application will be accepted.
    2. The passport must be issued within the last 10 years and have at least two blank pages. The expiry date of their validity should not be less than 3 months.