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A Residence Permit for an alien whose mother or father or both parents live in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania

A Residence Permit for an alien whose mother or father or both parents live in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania

A citizen of a foreign state whose mother or father or both parents live in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania shall have a right to be issued a Temporary Residence Permit or a Permanent Residence Permit. A Temporary Residence Permit is issued for a period of 1 year. After expiry of 1 year, the Temporary Residence Permit shall be renewed. After 5-year permanent residence in Lithuania or in some other cases, the person may apply for issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania; after 10-year permanent residence in Lithuania, the person may apply for granting the citizenship of Lithuania. 

A citizen of a foreign state whose mother or father or both parents reside in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania shall apply for issue a Temporary Residence Permit to a Migration Service in Lithuania or a diplomatic mission a consular institution of Lithuania in a foreign state.

If a citizen of a foreign state whose mother or father or both parents reside in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania wishes to be issued a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania, his mother or father or both parents should declare their place of residence in Lithuania.

Usually, such a declaration is provided at the administration of the territory where the applicant plans declaring his (her) address of residence in Lithuania; alternatively, a declaration on the address of residence may be provided at another municipal subdivision or by internet. A person should have living space of at least 7 sq m.

The documents to be submitted by a citizen of a foreign state whose mother or father or both parents reside in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania on applying for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania include: 

  1. The application;
  2. The passport; 
  3. The visa; 
  4. A document certifying that the father or the mother of the applicant is a citizen of Lithuania; 
  5. The Certificate of Birth; 
  6. The Certificate of Marriage; 
  7. The evidence of sufficient means of subsistence; 
  8. Documents on the place of residence; 
  9. The certificate on absence of convictions; 
  10. The list of trips to foreign states and stay there; 
  11. The health insurance; 
  12. A photo 40x60 mm. 

 

Documents issued by institutions of foreign states shall be translated into Lithuanian. They shall be certified by Apostille or legalized, unless otherwise is provided by international treaties of Lithuania or legal norms of the European Union.

A decision on issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania shall be passed within 2-4 months. When the decision on issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania is passed, the person shall apply for issue a Temporary Residence in Lithuania (a card). In such a case, the application and the enclosed documents shall be submitted to a Migration Service. The card shall be produced within up to 5-10 workdays. After the execution of the Temporary Residence in Lithuania, the person shall declare the address of his (her) residence in Lithuania.

 

A child of a citizen of Lithuania may be issued a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania, if he (she) permanently resides in Lithuania for the recent 5 years or comes with his (her) father or mother to Lithuania for permanent residence. In the second case, the requirement related to an examination in the basics of Lithuanian language and the Constitution of Lithuania shall not be applied.

For issue a Permanent Residence Permit, a person shall apply to a Migration Service or the Migration Department in Lithuania.

The documents to be submitted by a citizen of a foreign state whose mother or father or both parents reside in Lithuania and are citizens of Lithuania on applying for issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania include: 

  1. The application;
  2. The passport; 
  3. The evidence of sufficient means of subsistence;
  4. The certificate on absence of convictions;
  5. The documents certifying the base for issue a Permanent Residence Permit: If a child (under 18 years old) comes for residing in Lithuania with the father or the mother (who is a citizen of Lithuania) – an application of the father or the mother on issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania to the child; documents certifying the family relations; documents certifying that the father (mother) is a citizen of Lithuania;  documents certifying that the child with the father (mother) resided in a foreign state prior to coming to Lithuania. If the father (mother) of a child (under 18 years old) reside in Lithuania, - documents certifying the family relations; documents certifying that the father (mother) is a citizen of Lithuania; documents certifying that the child (under 18 years old) resided in Lithuania (such as documents issued by the kindergarten, the secondary school or the university). If a child of a citizen of Lithuania resided in Lithuania for the recent 5 years - documents certifying the family relations; documents certifying that the father (mother) is a citizen of Lithuania; documents certifying that the person permanently resided in Lithuania for the recent 5 years; documents certifying a successful result of an examination in the basics of Lithuanian language and the Constitution of Lithuania.
  6. The documents on changes of the first name and/or surname (if any). 

Documents issued by institutions of foreign states shall be translated into Lithuanian. They shall be certified by Apostille or legalized, unless otherwise is provided by international treaties of Lithuania or legal norms of the European Union.

A decision on issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania shall be passed within 2-4 months. When the decision on issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania is passed, the person shall apply for issue a Permanent Residence in Lithuania (a card). In such a case, the application and the enclosed documents shall be submitted to a Migration Service. The card shall be produced within up to 5-10 workdays.

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