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2017 11 29 The new procedure for preparation of Lithuanian citizenship documents approved

2017 11 29 The new procedure for preparation of Lithuanian citizenship documents approved

The Resolution of the Government of Lithuania entered into force on 14 December 2017, whereby powers to implement the Republic of Lithuania Law on Citizenship were granted to:

  • Migration Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
  • County Chief Police Commissariats

Forms of applications concerning the reinstatement of citizenship of Lithuania were approved (they cannot be followed, but the application must include information stipulated in the form); Ways of submitting applications of persons regarding citizenship of Lithuania were supplemented. Henceforth applications can be submitted:

  • When directly arrived to the County Chief Police Commissariat or
  • Migration Department, or
  • Lithuanian diplomatic missions or consular offices,
  • through an authorized person or other representative, courier,
  • by registered mail,
  • by electronic communications.

Also, it was established that documents on Lithuanian citizenship could be submitted to any institution authorized by the Government of Lithuania in order to ensure the implementation of the “one-stop-shop” principle.

 

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