Please be informed that illegal crossing of the border of the Republic of Lithuania incurs criminal responsibility under the laws of Lithuania. Foreigners seeking for asylum in Lithuania can legally apply by submitting an application at border checkpoints of Lithuania or, having arrived in Lithuania by legal means, at the Migration Department.

Cooperation with external service providers
Created: 2020.09.29 / Updated: 2020.11.24 15:12

According to the agreement between Lithuania and VF Services (UK) Ltd., the latter is entrusted with the performance of the following tasks:

a) providing general information on visa requirements and application forms

b) informing the applicant of the required supporting documents

c) collecting data and applications (including collection of biometric identifiers) and transmitting the application to the visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania or the central authorities

d) collecting the visa fee

e) managing the appointments for the applicant, where applicable, at the visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania or at the premises of an external service provider

f) collecting the travel documents, including a refusal notification if applicable, from the visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania or the central authorities and returning them to the applicant.

The examination of applications, interviews (where appropriate), the decision on applications and the printing and affixing of visa stickers shall be carried out only by the visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania. Regarding the possibility to submit visa applications directly to the visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania or the Member State with which Lithuania has concluded a representation agreement - please contact the competent visa authority of the Republic of Lithuania.