Crossing the border

Created: 2015.09.09 / Updated: 2018.05.24 16:13

1. For Travellers within the European Union

Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania travelling within the European Union Member States can carry goods for personal use free of duties and subject only to the restrictions applicable to goods for personal use.

For further information refer to the Customs Department of Lithuania

2. For Travellers from Third Countries

For intended stays on the territory of the Member States of a duration of no more than 90 days in any 180-day period, which entails considering the 180-day period preceding each day of stay, the entry conditions for third-country nationals have to be in possession of a valid travel document entitling the holder to cross the border satisfying the following criteria:

  1. its validity shall extend at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States. In a justified case of emergency, this obligation may be waived;
  2. it shall have been issued within the previous 10 years.

Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and other countries arriving in the Republic of Lithuania from third countries shall bring a limited number of goods free of duties and other charges.

For further information refer to the Customs Department of Lithuania

A traveller crossing the national border of the Republic of Lithuania receives a traveller’s declaration. All articles (goods) carried by the traveller including cash and securities shall be declared in writing by submitting a completed traveller’s declaration.

The Customs Department under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania provides information about the instructions for completing the traveller’s declaration and customs clearance and Traveller’s declaration form.