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Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania

Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania means the permanent legal relationship of a person with the Republic of Lithuania based on mutual rights and responsibilities.

Principles of citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania:

  • Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania shall be based on the continuity of the Republic of Lithuania and its citizenship.
  • Every Lithuanian shall have the right to citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania, which shall be  implemented in accordance with procedure laid down by the Law on Citizenship.
  • Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania shall be equal irrespective of the grounds on which it has been acquired.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may not be a citizen of another state at the same time, except an individual cases provided for in the Law on Citizenship.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania residing in another state shall not lose citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania who has entered into or dissolved a marriage with a citizen of another state, as well as upon the change of citizenship of his spouse shall not lose citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania shall have the right to renounce citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania, except in cases provided for in the Law on Citizenship.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may not be deprived of citizenship. Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania shall be lost only on the grounds and in accordance with the procedure laid down by the Law on Citizenship.
  • The citizenship of a child who has acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania by birth shall not change upon the change of the citizenship of both or one of his parents.

Legal status of citizens of the Republic of Lithuania

  • Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania shall have all rights, freedoms and respnsibilities established by the Constitution, laws and other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania, as well as international treaties to which the Republic of Lithuania is a party.also.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania must observe the Constitution, laws and other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania, as well as international treaties to which the Republic of Lithuania is a party, fulfil the responsibilities set forth therein, protect the interests of the Republic of Lithuania, help strengthen its power and authority, and be loyal to it.
  • The State of Lithuania shall defend and protect its citizens outside the territory of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may not be expelled from the territory of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may not be extradited to another state, except in cases provided for in international treaties to which the Republic of Lithuania is a party.

Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania

According to Article 5 of the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania, citizens of the Republic of Lithuania shall be:

  • persons who are citizens of the Republic of Lithuania on the date of the entry into force of the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • person who have reinstated citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania under the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • persons who have acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania under the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania;
  • persons who have retained citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania under the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania.

Grounds for the acquisition of citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania

Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania shall be acquired:

  • by birth;
  • on being granted citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania under the simplified procedure;
  • on being granted citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania through naturalisation;
  • on being granted citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania by way of exception;
  • on having citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania is restored;
  • on the grounds established by international treaties to which the Republic of Lithuania is a party.

Paskutinis atnaujinimas: 2017-01-17 14:24:04