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    15 September 2020

    Dear customers, Starting from 16 September 2020 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Vitebsk, Pinsk and Baranovichi resume accepting documents for type C and D visas. Categories of citizens who can apply for a visa in Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk, Grodno, Brest, Lida, Gomel, Vitebsk, Pinsk, Baranovichi:

    1. All D visa applicants;
    2. The following C visa applicants:

      • members of crews engaged in international commercial transport or carrying out international commercial transport by any means of transport;
      • Family members (spouses, parents (guardians), children (including adopted ones), as well as minor children of the spouse (wife)) of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and foreigners who have a permanent residence permit in Lithuania;
      • professional athletes, professional sports and physical activity specialists, professional sports and physical activity instructors, sports medicine specialists and their family members arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Education, Science and Sports of the Republic of Lithuania to train and participate in sports competitions;
      • art workers arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania to participate in professional artistic events, and their staff;
      • journalists arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
      • students arriving for the purpose of study, admitted to educational institutions of the Republic of Lithuania;
      • investors arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania;
      • persons arriving in the Republic of Lithuania for special humanitarian reasons with the permission of the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania;
      • persons arriving in the Republic of Lithuania to participate in the funeral of close relatives (spouse, parents (guardians), children (adopted children), brothers, sisters)
      • in other exceptional cases, when foreigners are allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania with a separate permission from the minister of the respective region and their entry is approved by the government.

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    06 August 2020

    Dear customers,

    Starting from 21 August 2020 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Brest, Lida and Gomel resume accepting documents for type C and D visas.

    Categories of citizens who can apply for a visa:

    1. All type D visa applicants;

    2. The following type C visa applicants:

    • members of crews engaged in international commercial transport or carrying out international commercial transport by any means of transport;
    • family members (parents, children, spouses, guardians) of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and foreigners holding a permanent residence permit in Lithuania;
    • professional athletes, professional sports and physical activity specialists, professional sports and physical activity instructors and their family members arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Education, Science and Sports to prepare and participate in sports competitions;
    • art workers arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Culture to participate in professional art events, and their staff;
    • journalists arriving in the Republic of Lithuania with the permission of the Minister of Foreign Affairs;
    • in other exceptional cases, when foreigners are allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania with a separate permission from the minister of the respective region and their entry is approved by the government.

    Information on the procedure for registering for documents submission can be found in the section "Applying for a visa application".

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    18 June 2020

    Dear customers,

    Since June 18, 2020, the Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk and Grodno have been accepting documents for category D visas for all purposes of the trip, as well as category C visas for truck drivers, for family members (parents, children, spouses, guardians) of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and foreigners with a permanent residence permit in Lithuania, and for persons who have permission to enter Lithuania issued by the Ministers of Culture or Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania or the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. Applications are accepted only with a prior appointment. For scheduling an appointment please click here.

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    02 June 2020

    Dear customers,

    Considering the current epidemiological situation regarding the incidence of COVID-19 infection, in order to prevent new cases of coronavirus infection, this is to inform that starting 08 June 2020, while visiting the Visa Center, body temperature will be measured using non-contact equipment for all customers. In the event of a temperature rise above 37 degrees, customers will not be allowed into the Visa Center. Once the temperature would be back to normal you may visit the Visa Application Center again.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused and hope for the understanding.

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    05 May 2020

    From 07 May 2020, Lithuanian Visa Application Center in Grodno accepts documents for visa category C and D for truck drivers. Applications will be accepted on Mondays and Thursdays with a prior appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please, send us an email with a contact phone number to the email info.lithgrodno@vfshelpline.com.

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    17 April 2020

    Lithuanian Visa Application Center in Minsk accepts documents for visa category C and D for truck drivers. Applications will be accepted on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays with a prior appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please, send us an email with a contact phone number to the email info.lithminsk@vfshelpline.com.

    Lithuanian Visa Application Center in Grodno accepts documents for visa category D for truck drivers. Applications will be accepted on Mondays and Thursdays with a prior appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please, send us an email with a contact phone number to the email info.lithgrodno@vfshelpline.com.

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    25 March 2020

    Dear customers,

    From 27 March 2020, the Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk and Grodno will accept documents for visa category C and D for truck drivers. Applications will be accepted on Mondays and Thursdays with a prior appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please, send us an email with a contact phone number to the email info.lithminsk@vfshelpline.com (for scheduling an appointment in Minsk) or info.lithgrodno@vfshelpline.com (for scheduling an appointment in Grodno).

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    18 March 2020

    Dear Customers!

    Visa Application Centers in Gomel, Mogilev, Vitebsk, Pinsk, Baranovichi, Lida will be temporarily closed from 20 March 2020 until further notice. The Visa Application Centers in Minsk, Grodno and Brest will be open for passport collection from 09:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs, on weekdays.

    If the documents were submitted in Gomel, Mogilev, Vitebsk, you can get passports at the Visa Application Center in Minsk at Bobruiskaya 6, (6th floor), or you can order courier delivery by phone +375 17 302 27 67.

    If the documents were submitted in Pinsk, Baranovichi, you can get passports at the Visa Application Center in Brest at Moskovskaya st. 208A-1 (1st floor), or you can order courier delivery by phone +375 17 302 27 67.

    If the documents were submitted in Lida, you can get passports at the Visa Application Center in Grodno at Gorkogo st. 87В, or you can order courier delivery by phone +375 17 302 27 67.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
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    16 March 2020

    For the kind attention of our Lithuania Visa Application Center Customers:

    Due to the continuous outbreak of COVID-19 as well as taking into account that the Government of the Republic of Lithuania declared quarantine on the entire territory of the Republic of Lithuania, acceptance of visa applications in all the Lithuania Visa Application Centers is suspended starting from 16 March 2020 and until further notice.

    Visa Centers will be open for pass back.

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    29 January 2020

    Dear Customers,

    We draw your attention to the following changes in the work of Lithuania Visa Application Centers:

    On 30 January 2020 and 31 January 2020 Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will work only for passport collection and consultations from 9:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs. Visa applications on these days will not be accepted.

    31 January 2020 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk, Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk will work and will work only for passport collection and consultations from 9:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs. Visa applications on this day will not be accepted.

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    23 January 2020

    Increased fees for visa applications

    Attention!

    Due to changes in the Visa Code, which will be effective from 02 February 2020, the visa fee for applying for a short-term Schengen visa will increase to 80 euros. Payment, as before, will be made in Belarusian rubles at the exchange rate agreed additionally on the day of payment.

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    09 September 2019

    Dear applicants,

    Please note that from 09 September 2019 you can submit and receive documents for Lithuania visas at the address: Minsk, st. 6 Bobruiskaya on the 6th floor in the Lithuania Visa Application Center.

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    09 September 2019

    Dear applicants,

    Please note that from 09 September 2019 the Premium Lounge Service will be provided at the address: Minsk, st. 6 Bobruiskaya on the 6th floor in the Lithuania Visa Application Center.

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    20 August 2019

    Opening of Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Vitebsk

    Dear applicants,

    We are glad to announce the opening of a Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Vitebsk on 26 August 2019. Please refer to our Contact Us section for the address.

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    31 July 2019

    Dear applicants,

    Please be informed that from 01 August 2019 submission for a visa to Lithuania in Minsk and passport collection will be able from 09:00 to 17:00 in the premise of the Poland Visa Application center located at Minsk, Bobruiskaya str, 6 on the 5th Floor.

    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.

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    26 July 2019

    Important - Changes in working hours of the Lithuania Visa Application Center in Minsk

    Dear applicants,

    Please be informed that due to technical reasons applications for a visa to Lithuania in Minsk will be accepted from 09:00 to 21:00 until further notice in the premise of the Poland Visa Application center located at Minsk, Bobruiskaya str, 6 on the 5th Floor.

    Passport collection time remains unchanged from 09:00 - 17:00 and will happen in the premise of the Poland Visa Application center located at Minsk, Bobruiskaya str, 6 on the 5th Floor.

    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.

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    26 July 2019

    Important - New address of the Visa Application Center in Baranovichi

    Dear applicants,

    Please be informed that starting from 29 July 2019 the Lithuania Visa Application Center in the city of Baranovichi will be located at the new address: 35 Sovetskij Avenue, Shopping mall Svetilovskij, 5th floor, Baranovichi, Belarus.

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    25 July 2019

    Dear applicants!

    Please note that due to technical reasons, in the period from 25 July 2019 until further notice Premium Service is not provided in Minsk. Applicants with pre-registration for this service will be able to submit documents in the premises of the Visa Center of Poland, located at the address: Minsk, ul. Bobruisk, 6 on the 5th floor.

    We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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    24 July 2019

    Attention, Applicants in Minsk,

    Please note that due to technical reasons during the period of 25 – 26 June 2019, applications for Lithuania visa in Minsk will be accepted only with prior appointment and as per the below revised working hours till further notice.

    The applications for Lithuania Visa will be accepted in the premise of the Poland Visa Application center located at Minsk, Bobruiskaya st.,6 on the 5th Floor.

    Time slot to submit documents Original appointment time on 25 and 26 July 2019
    09:00 -12:00 09:00 - 10:30
    12:00 -15:00 10:45 - 12:15
    15:00 -18:00 12:30 - 14:30
    18:00 -21:00 14:45 - 16:45

    Passport collection time remains unchanged and passport collection will happen in the premise of the Poland Visa Application center located at Minsk, Bobruiskaya st.,6 on the 5th Floor from 0900 - 1700

    Applicants who had appointments for 24 July 2019 and did not submit the documents can apply for Lithuania Visa on 25 and 26 July 2019 without appointment.

    We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.

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    24 July 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    Please note that the Lithuanian Visa Application Center temporarily does not accept applicants until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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    18 July 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that from 18 July 2019 till further notice parking on the 6th floor of the shopping center "Galileo" will be closed for entry and exit for repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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    12 July 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that from 12 July 2019. 18:00 to 16 July 2019 8:00 parking on the 6th floor of the shopping center "Galileo" will be closed for entry and exit for repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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    19 April 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    The Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Minsk, Belarus is moving to Bobruiskaya 6, Galileo Shopping mall, 6th floor (entrance from the bus station) from 29 April 2019.

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    19 April 2019

    Dear Applicants,

    Please, be informed, due to the transition of working days, during the following Saturdays the visa centers will be open for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

    Date Day
    04 May Saturday
    11 May Saturday
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    19 June 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 07 July 2018 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk, Mogilev and Gomel will be opened for passport collection only from 09:00 to 17:00. Visa applications will not be accepted this day.

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    09 April 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that starting from 09 April 2018 a new Premium Counter Service is available in Minsk, Brest and Grodno Visa Application Centers. For more details please click here.

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    30 March 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 02 April 2018 and 28 April 2018 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will be opened for passport collection only from 09:00 to 17:00. Visa applications will not be accepted this day.

    On 14 April 2018 Visa Centers in in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will be opened for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

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    26 March 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 30 March 2018, 2 April 2018, 13 April 2018 and 14 April 2018 in Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Minsk applications for Schengen visas can be submitted with a prior appointment.

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    13 February 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 03 March 2018 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will be opened for passport collection only from 09:00 to 17:00. Visa applications will not be accepted this day. Visa Centers in Minsk, Mogilev and Gomel will be opened for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

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    09 February 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that during the month of February you will be able to benefit from our Premium Lounge Service for a special reduced price. For more details please click here.

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    29 January 2018

    Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that from 01 February 2018 you will have the opportunity to use the new packages of additional services: Silver Package, Gold Package, Platinum Package.

    For more details please click here.

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    7 December 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that during the month of December you will be able to benefit from our Premium Lounge Service for a special reduced price. For more details please click here.

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    17 October 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 1 November 2017 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will be opened for passport collection only from 09:00 to 17:00. Visa applications will not be accepted this day. Visa Centers in Minsk, Mogilev and Gomel will be opened for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

    On 4 November 2017 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers will be opened for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

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    29 August 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    We are happy to inform you that during the month of September you will be able to benefit from our Mobile Biometric Service and Visa At Your Doorstep Service for a special reduced price. For more details please click here.

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    18 August 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to inform you that  if you book an appointment in the Premium Lounge till 29 September 2017 you will be able to submit your visa application in the Premium Lounge with a reduced price in of only 110 BYN per application. For more details click here.

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    04 August 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    We would like to draw your attention that on 15 August 2017 Lithuanian Visa Application Centers in, Grodno, Lida, Brest, Pinsk and Baranovichi will be opened for passport collection only from 09:00 to 17:00. Visa applications will not be accepted this day.

    Visa Centers in Minsk, Mogilev and Gomel will be opened for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

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    21 July 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    Please check the city where you are eligible to submit your application as per jurisdiction before scheduling an appointment at Lithuanian Visa Application Centers, More detailed information you can get at our website in the section "Jurisdictions" or call our helpline: +375 17 388 02 82 (from 09:00 to 17:00 on working days).

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    31 May 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    Please be informed that effective 1 June 2017, applicants residing and registered in Grodno region may apply for a Schengen visa to visit the Republic of Latvia at the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Grodno or at the Lithuania Visa Application Centers in Grodno, Lida, Brest, Baranovichi and Pinsk. Applicants residing in Grodno region still may submit their applications for a Schengen visa to visit the Republic of Latvia directly at the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in Minsk.

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    31 May 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    Please be informed that effective 1 June 2017, persons who are residing in the Vitebsk region, should submit their applications along with the required supporting documents for a Lithuanian Schengen Visa at the Consulate of the Latvian Republic in the Republic of Belarus in Vitebsk or at the Latvia Visa Application Centre in Vitebsk.

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    30 May 2017

    Dear Applicants,

    Please be informed that from the 1st of June 2017 to make the process of visa application more convenient, you will have an opportunity to schedule an appointment for the Visa Application Centers in Minsk, Grodno, Brest, Gomel, Mogilev, Baranovichi, Pinsk and Lida.

    Please see the details on the appointment to visa application centers here.

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    15 May 2017

    Changes in Courier Service Fees

    Dear Applicants,

    We are glad to announce that from the 15 May 2017 the fee charged for Courier delivery of one passport varies depending on the place of delivery (starting from 12 BYN).

    You may also opt for a Family Courier Package, if you submit the documents as a family (2-5 members of the family at once).

    Please see the details on Courier Service here or approach the Visa Center officers.

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    04 May 2017

    New Saturday schedule for submission of documents

    Dear Applicants,

    Please, be informed that the Visa Centers in Gomel, Mogilev, Brest, Baranovichi, Pinsk and Lida will be opened for submission of documents from 9:00 to 15:00 and for passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

    Visa Centers in Minsk and Grodno will be opened as usual from 9:00 to 17:00 for submission of documents.

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    04 January 2017

    New Saturdays schedule for submission of documents and passport collection

    Dear Applicants,

    Please be informed due to the transition of working days, during the following Saturdays the visa centers will be open for submission of documents and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00.

    Date Day
    21 January Saturday
    29 April Saturday
    06 May Saturday
    04 November Saturday
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    25 April 2016

    Opening of new Lithuania Visa Application Centres in Belarus

    Dear Applicants,

    We are glad to announce the opening of new Lithuania Visa Application Centres on 06 May 2016 in the following cities: Mogilev, Baranovichi, Lida and Pinsk.
    Please refer to our Contacts section for the address.

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    31 March 2016

    Dear Applicants,

    Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 04 April 2016 from 09:00 to 14:00 for documents submission and passport collection.

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    05 March 2016

    Dear Applicants,

    When applying for a visa at the Embassy or in the Visa Application Centres medical insurance agreement concluded after 14 of March 2016 is accepted only in print.

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    27 February 2016

    Dear applicants, Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 01 March 2016 from 09:00 to 14:00 for documents submission and passport collection.

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    18 September 2015

    Dear Applicants,

    Please be informed that Lithuania Visa Application Centers will start accepting applications on 18 September 2015. The visa fee is paid in Belarussian Rubles.

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    17 September 2015

    Please be informed that due to the new law passed by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus

    Dear applicants!

    Please be informed that due to the new law passed by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus and came in force on 16th of September 2015, Visa Application Centers cannot accept foreign currency towards the Consular fee.

    Visa Application Centers temporarily will not accept documents. Please do check our websites regularly for any updated information on this issue. For more information, please contact our call - center at +375 17 388 02 82.

    Note that applicants exempted from the visa fee can apply at Visa Application Centers.

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    25 June 2015

    Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 26 of June 2015 from 09:00 to 13:00

    Working hours of Lithuania Visa Application Center on 26 of June 2015.

    Dear applicants, Lithuania Visa Application Center will work for submission and passport collection from 09:00 to 17:00 on 26 of April 2015.

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    21 June 2015

    Changes in application process from 23 June 2015

    Dear applicants, from 23 June 2015 application process will be changed. All applicants should submit biometric data. More information about this process and exemptions you can find on biometric enrollment tab. VFS service Fee for submission with biometrics will be 20 Euros in BYR (inclusive of VAT per application)

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    20 May 2015

    New additional services effective from 25 May 2015

    Dear applicants, from 25.05.2015 you will have the opportunity to use the following additional services:

    • Delivering the passport back by the courier;
    • Photoservice.

    Please notice: Visa Application Centre also provides the following services:

    • SMS-service when the passport is ready for collection;
    • Form Filling service;
    • Purchase of medical insurance.
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    23 April 2015

    Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 25 of April 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 only for passport collection

    Dear applicants, Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 25 of April 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 only for passport collection.

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    18 February 2015

    Early closure of Visa Application Center

    Dear applicants, Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 19 February from 09:00 to 14:00 for documents submission and passport collection.

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    2 February 2015

    Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 5 February from 09:00 to 12:00

    Dear applicants, Lithuania Visa Application Center will work on 5 February from 09:00 to 12:00 for submission and passport collection

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    Opening of Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Minsk, Grodno, Gomel and Brest

    We are glad to announce the opening of a Lithuania Visa Application Centre in Belarus on the following dates. Please refer to our Contact Us section for the address.

    • 19 January 2015 – Minsk
    • 22 January 2015 – Grodno
    • 26 January 2015 – Gomel
    • 29 January 2015 – Brest