When submitting documents for legalisation, please include the following:
The consular fee for legalisation of documents shall be paid into the Budget Revenue Collection account of the State Tax Inspectorate, the payment code - 5320, and may also be paid at the following points:
Please indicate the following when paying for document legalisation:
IMPORTANT! If the payment is made by bank transfer online, please approve the payment in the bank and provide bank receipt.
The legalised documents will be sent to the recipient via courier (pickup services only), upon your order with your respective carrier.
Legalisation of documents or approval certificate (Apostille) allows official documents issued in one country to be used as valid in another.
Note. Applicants being in foreign countries can submit application for approval certificate (Apostille) of documents, issued by the institutions of the Republic of Lithuania in the embassies or consular posts of the Republic of Lithuania.
The following official (public) documents can be legalised or approved by certificate (Apostille):
Documents have to be orderly and readable. If document consists of few pages, they have to be affixed or sewn together.
Every document is approved separately (for example: diploma and its appendix are two separate documents).
IMPORTANT! Documents issued before 11 of March of 1990 with symbols of Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic are neither legalised nor approved by certificate (Apostille). These documents must be renewed.
Legalisation of documents is not required when the documents are drawn up and / or issued by diplomatic missions or consular posts of foreign states resident in the Republic of Lithuania.
Please note: The Legalisation Office has moved to the premises of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania, temporary address: J. Lelevelio str. 6, Vilnius.
Courier admission time:
Note. Documents cannot be submitted by post.
For more information call: +370 5 250 7706.