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A Residence Permit in Lithuania for a citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son lives in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania

A Residence Permit in Lithuania for a citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son lives in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania

A citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania shall have a right to apply for issue 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 annually, if the base for issue a Temporary Residence Permit remains valid. A Permanent Residence Permit shall be issued for a period of 5 years. A person may apply for issue a Permanent Residence Permit after expiry of 5-year permanent residence in Lithuania. After 10-year permanent residence in Lithuania, the person may apply for granting the citizenship of Lithuania.

The daughter or the son of a citizen of a foreign state wishes to be issued a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania should declare her (his) place of residence in Lithuania. A citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania may apply for issue a Temporary Residence Permit on the base that their son (daughter) is a citizen of Lithuania. The parents may apply for issue a Permanent Residence Permit immediately after their coming to Lithuania, if they come to Lithuania together with their son (daughter) and are dependent on him (her). In other cases, parents of an alien who resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania may apply for issue a Permanent Residence Permit not earlier than after expiry of 5-year permanent residence in Lithuania.

A citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania may apply for issue a Temporary Residence Permit to a Migration Service or the Migration Department in Lithuania.

The documents to be submitted by a citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania on applying for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania include: 

  1. The application;
  2. The passport; 
  3. The visa; 
  4. The documents certifying that the son (daughter) of the applicant is a citizen of Lithuania; 
  5. The documents certifying the family relations; 
  6. The documents on changes of the first name and/or surname (if any); 
  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 shall be certified by Apostille or legalized. Documents executed in a language other than Lithuanian shall be translated into Lithuanian. Copies of the documents shall be notarized.

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

When the decision on issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania to the citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania is passed, the person shall apply to Migration Service in Lithuania for issue a Temporary Residence Permit in Lithuania (a card) to the spouse. In such a case, the application and the enclosed documents shall be submitted to a Migration Service. The card shall be produced within 10 workdays (according to the usual procedure) or up to 5 workdays (on an urgent basis).

 

A citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen of Lithuania may apply for issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania to the Migration Department or a Migration Service in Lithuania. 

The documents to be submitted by a citizen of a foreign state whose daughter or son resides in Lithuania and is a citizen 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 on changes of the first name and/or surname (if any);
  6. The documents certifying the base for issue a Permanent Residence Permit: If the father (mother) of a citizen of Lithuania came for residing to Lithuania together with him (her) – the application of the citizen of Lithuania for issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania to his (her) mother or father; the documents certifying that the mother (father) resided in a foreign state prior to coming to Lithuania; the documents certifying that the son (daughter) of the person is a citizen of Lithuania; the documents certifying the family relations; the documents certifying that the father (mother) is dependent on his (her) child for at least 1 year and cannot be provided any support from family members residing in other foreign states. If the father (mother) of a citizen of Lithuania permanently resides in Lithuania for at least the recent 5 years: the documents certifying that the son (daughter) of the person is a citizen of Lithuania; the documents certifying the family relations; the documents certifying that the person permanently resides in Lithuania for at least the recent 5 years, never left Lithuania  for a period over 6 months in turn  and the total duration of absence did not exceed 10 months during the said 5-year period; the documents certifying a successful result of an examination in the basics of Lithuanian language and the Constitution of Lithuania. 

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

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. 

When the decision on issue a Permanent Residence Permit in Lithuania is passed, the person shall apply for the Permit (card) to the Migration Service. The card shall be produced within up to 5-10 workdays.

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