On 31 March, an aircraft of Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways landed at Kaunas airport with 111 citizens returning to Lithuania from Vietnam and Thailand thanks to the efforts of Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Embassy of Lithuania in China, and the Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Vietnam Nguyen The Kien.
The Migration Department informs that foreigners, whose period of legal residence in Lithuania expired during the declared quarantine and who were unable to depart from the Republic of Lithuania in due time through no fault of their own, will not be subject to the return decisions, as well as administrative liability for illegal stay.
IMPORTANT! Starting 16 March 2020 until further notice embassies and consulates of the Republic of Lithuania worldwide suspend processing of visa applications (lodged directly or at the external service provider), including visa applications in representation of another Schengen states.
In cooperation with the outsourcing service provider VFS Global, the Visa Application Centre for Lithuania was opened in the United States of America.
On 11 October, the seventh Honorary Consulate of Lithuania in Turkey was officially opened in Ürgüp, Cappadocia. It is headed by the Chairman of Cappadocia Touristic Hoteliers Association and the Vice President of the Ürgüp Chamber of Commerce and Industry Yakup Dinler.
On 25 September, in cooperation with the outsourcing service provider VFS Global, the Visa Application Centre for Lithuania was officially opened in New Delhi, India.