Skaičiuojama nuo: 2007-06-01
Iš viso apsilankė: 11499403
Šiandien apsilankė: 591
Dabar naršo: 38

Who is issued with permanent residence permit?

Grounds for the issue of a permanent residence permit are established in paragraphs 1, 5 and 7 of Article 53 of the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens .

An alien may be issued a permanent residence permit, if:

1) the alien has retained the right to citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania according to the procedure established by the Republic of Lithuania Law on Citizenship*;

2) the alien is a person of Lithuanian descent*;

3) the alien has entered the Republic of Lithuania for residence together with a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania as his/her family member;

4) the alien has lost citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania but resides in the Republic of Lithuania;

5) the alien is a child under the age of 18, born in the Republic of Lithuania and his/her parents or one of the parents are citizens of the Republic of Lithuania whose place of residence has been  declared in the Republic of Lithuania or who hold a permanent residence permit;

6)  the alien has been granted refugee status in the Republic of Lithuania;

7) the alien has been residing in the Republic of Lithuania uninterruptedly for the last five years holding a temporary residence permit **;

8) the alien has been residing in European Union Member State uninterruptedly for the last five years,not less than two of which uninterruptedly residing in the Republic of Lithuania and had a temporary residence permit, issued based on subparagraph 41 of paragraph 1 of Article 40 of the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens. (issuing temporary residence permit for alien, who intends to work in a job requiring good professional qualification)**;

9) in the case established in Article 2 of the implementation Law of the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens   (the right for aliens, who settled in the Republic of Lithuania before 1 July 1993 and are residing here at the moment), to receive a permanent residence permit;  

10) (s)he has been living in non-European Union Member State for a period not exceeding 12 months in a row or in another European Union Member State for a period not exceeding six years and did not acquire a status of a long-term resident in there, and before settling in a foreign country, has been residing in the Republic of Lithuania and had a permanent residence permit;

11) (s)he, owning a temporary residence permit, which was issued on the grounds of paragraph 1 of Article 43 of the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens  (issuing temporary residence permit in case of family reunification) has been living in the Republic of Lithuania with a family uninterruptedly for the last five years **.

Notes:

*  Temporary residence permit may also be issued for alien‘s family members, arriving to reside together with an alien or those who already reside together.

**  Permanent residence permit may be issued based on this ground, if an alien has passed an examination in the state language and in the basic principles of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania. The order of examination in the state language and in the basic principles of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania and issuing the certificates  is established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 
Information on the examination in the fundamentals of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania is available on the internet site of Education Development Centre (address Vilnius, D. Katkaus str. 44, phone (8 5) 275 2362).

This requirement shall not be applicable to:

  • persons who are 75 years of age;
  • persons who have been established 0-25% capacity for work (before 30 June 2007 – I group invalids);
  • persons  who have been established according to the procedure laid down by legal acts as persons with level of special needs;
  • to persons ill with grave chronic mental illnesses;
  • for aliens, who received a permanent residence permit on the grounds of clause 8¹ of part 1 of article 53 of the Law proves that he or she went to the country of origin to work, to engage in another lawful activity or to study, this period shall be extended for the alien and his or her family members, who have a permanent residence permit, by up to 24 consecutive months, or on the grounds stipulated in clause 4 (the alien has lived in another member state of the European Union for more than 6 years or acquires the long-term resident status in another member state of the European Union).

 

Paskutinis atnaujinimas: 2015-11-09 19:49:44