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A Residence Permit for the mother, father or both parents of a citizen of a foreign state that lives or intends to live in Lithuania

A Residence Permit for the mother, father or both parents of a citizen of a foreign state that lives or intends to live in Lithuania

A father or a mother of a citizen of foreign state that resides or intends to reside in Lithuania may be issued a Residence Permit in Lithuania, if he (she) satisfies the requirements set in the relevant legal norms.  A father or a mother of a citizen of foreign state may apply for issue a Temporary Residence Permit, if his (her) son (daughter) has a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania.  A father or a mother of a citizen of foreign state may apply for issue a Temporary Residence Permit also in a case, when his (her) son (daughter) has a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania (that is valid for at least 1 year), resided in Lithuania for at least 2 last years and has reasonable perspectives to acquire a right for permanent residence in Lithuania.

The above-described requirements shall not be applied, if the citizen of a foreign state (whose mother or father strives to be issued a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania) comes to Lithuania together with his (her) mother or father and applies for issue a Residence Permit in Lithuania  or already has a Residence Permit on any of the bases listed below: 

  1. The alien shall be involved in work that requires high professional qualification in Lithuania;
  2. The alien intends to be engaged in Lithuania as a university teacher or be involved in scientific research and experimental works as a researcher; 
  3. The alien has acquired a status of a long-term resident in another European Union Member State and was issued a Residence Permit;
  4. The alien came for working on probation; 
  5. The alien is involved in important national projects and has invested his (her) assets in Lithuania; 
  6. The alien develops his (her) business in Lithuania and the provisions of legal norms, such as the equity of the enterprise should be no less than 28’000 EUR, it should be involved in the activities for at least 6 months prior to applying for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania, 5 citizens of Lithuania or aliens permanently residing in Lithuania should employed in the enterprise and the funds invested by the alien should amount to at least 260’000 EUR, are satisfied; 
  7. The alien comes for working as a head or a specialist at a branch, a representative office or a daughter company of an enterprise of a foreign state for a period up to 3 years and the following provisions of the legal norms are satisfied: the alien was employed at the said enterprise of the foreign state for at least 1 year prior to coming to Lithuania, his (her) knowledge of special subjects or high professional qualification are required for the activities of the branch, the representative office or the daughter company of the enterprise of a foreign state; a salary to be paid to the alien in Lithuania shall be no less than 2 average monthly gross salaries..
  8. The alien has been granted an asylum in Lithuania. 

When such an alien has a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania or a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania, parents of such alien may be issued a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania, if they are dependent on their son (daughter) for at least 1 year and cannot be provided any support from other family members that reside in foreign states. 

Parents of such an alien may submit the documents for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania to a diplomatic mission or a consular institution of Lithuania abroad or to a Migration Service in Lithuania

The documents for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania to be submitted by parents of an alien include:

  1. The application;
  2. The passport; 
  3. The visa; 
  4. The documents certifying the base for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania;
  5. The evidences of having means of subsistence; 
  6. The documents related to the place of residence; 
  7. The certificate on absence of convictions; 
  8. The list of trips to foreign states and stay there; 
  9. The health insurance; 
  10. A photo 40x60 mm. 

Documents executed in a language other than Lithuanian shall be translated into Lithuanian.  Copies of documents shall be certified by Apostille or legalized, unless otherwise is provided by international treaties of Lithuania or legal norms of the European Union.

The application and the enclosed documents shall be submitted to the Migration Department. It shall examine them and pass a decision within 2-4 months: within 2 months (on an urgent basis) or within 4 months (according to the usual procedure).

When the positive decision on issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania to a mother or father of a citizen of a foreign state is passed, the person shall apply to Migration Service in Lithuania for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania (a card). The card shall be produced within up to 5 workdays (on an urgent basis) or within 10 workdays (according to the usual procedure).

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