Student Immigration

Foreign student admission into a higher education institution in Lithuania can be a reason for granting residence permit in Lithuania.

A foreign student, admitted into a higher education institution in Lithuania is granted a temporary residence permit in Lithuania. The permit is granted for 1 year and can be prolonged. The temporary residence permit gives the foreign student a right to stay in Lithuania for the period mentioned in the permit.


The Application and Documents Shall be Submitted to

When submitting an application for a temporary residence permit that allows to reside in Lithuania as well as additional documents for the first time, a person needs to provide them to:

To diplomatic or consular representatives abroad if the person is abroad;

To Lithuanian Migration Department that services the territory in which the person is planning to reside if the person had legal grounds to remain in Lithuania.


Documents for Submission

A person needs to provide the following documents along with his application requesting a temporary residence permit:

1. passport;

2. visa;

3. photograph (40 x 60 mm);


4. documents certifying the reason for issuance or change of a residence permit;
5. documents certifying that a person has enough funds or has a regular income;


6. document regarding place of residence in Lithuania;

7. documents certifying health insurance coverage.


Application processing time - 2 - 4 months.


For those interested in studying in Lithuania or Europe we offer the immigration STUDENT program.


STUDENT program – foreign student immigration to Europe, Lithuania.


The STUDENT program offers: legal counselling, support throughout the program, getting a residence permit in Lithuania, preparation of necessary documents, preparation of queries to the Lithuanian archives and other competent authorities, translation and notary approval of documents, representation in Lithuanian institutions, escort during the submission of documents in the Migration Department, escort during the declaration of residence and in other public and private institutions, as well as other legal services.

The cost of the program:

Residence permit* - 300 - 800 Euro per person.

* the cost of services include consultations, preparation of the document package for the temporary residence permit, escort to the Migration Department.


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If you have any questions regarding the Lithuanian residence permit or should you require more information or help, please contact us by e-mail or tel. + 370 6 1861886. We will gladly help you.