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What documents shall be submitted for the issuance of a permanent residence permits?

Prior to submitting an application to issue a permanent residence permit, an alien must pay state fee of 43 EUR for the examination of an application to issue a permanent residence permit, except for the cases, when in a manner established by the law, (s)he is exempted from the state fee. If an alien is exempted from the state fee in cases established by the law, (s)he must submit document, confirming circumstances because of which (s)he is exempted from this fee.If the state fee for the consideration of the application for issuing the permanent residence permit was paid by another person on behalf of the alien, it is necessary to provide the detailed form of the payment order specifying the name, the surname, the personal identification number or the date of birth of the alien on whose behalf the payment was made; the payment order shall be certified by the bank’s stamp.

An alien, except for an alien, who was granted a refugee status in the Republic of Lithuania* and who seeks to receive a permanent residence permit, shall submit:

  • an application of an established form to issue a permanent residence permit;
  • a valid travel document;
  • a document confirming that the alien has enough funds to live in the Republic of Lithuania for at least one year (the sum is calculated according to the amount of subsistence funds for living in the Republic of Lithuania set by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, which may be considered sufficient for the alien asking for a residence permit to live in the Republic of Lithuania for one calendar month, multiplied by 12 months) and (or) receives regular income amounting to at least the amount of subsistence funds for living in the Republic of Lithuania set by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, which may be considered sufficient for the alien asking for a residence permit to live in the Republic of Lithuania. When the alien is supported by a family member, the obligation of the family member to support the alien must be submitted, as well as a document confirming that the family member has enough funds for himself or herself and the alien to live in the Republic of Lithuania for at least one year (the sum is calculated according to the amount of subsistence funds for living in the Republic of Lithuania set by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, which may be considered sufficient for the alien asking for a residence permit to live in the Republic of Lithuania for one calendar month, multiplied by 12 months, and then multiplying the resulting sum by the number of persons supported by the family member, including the family member himself or herself) and (or) receives regular income for the family member and the alien to live in the Republic of Lithuania and the amount of income per person supported by the family member, including the family member, comprises at least the amount of subsistence funds for living in the Republic of Lithuania set by the Minister of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, which may be considered sufficient for the alien asking for a residence permit to live in the Republic of Lithuania **;
  • if the alien (who is older than 14 years) submits an application for issuing the permanent residence permit (except cases when the alien has a valid permit to temporarily live in the Republic of Lithuania and has declared his or her residence in the Republic of Lithuania, it is necessary to submit (a) valid certificate(s) from (a) competent authority(ies) of (a) foreign state(s) where the alien lived before coming to the Republic of Lithuania and (or) lives at the moment of submitting a permanent residence permit application, confirming that the alien was (not) convicted in the corresponding state(s); the certificate(s) must have been issued within 4 months prior to the day of submitting the permanent residence application. If the alien was convicted, the certificate shall specify where and for what criminal offence the alien was convicted, what punishment was imposed and whether it was served; 
  • documents certifying the grounds to issue a permanent residence permit established in the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens, by which an alien seeks to receive a permanent residence permit***; 
  • if alien‘s personal data in an application to issue a permanent residence permit does not match appropriate data that is in the Register of Aliens and (or) Population register of the Republic of Lithuania then, together with an application they should provide documents confirming changes of personal data (civil status registration certificate, court decision to restore, renew, replace or correct civil status act record etc.).

An application to issue a permanent residence permit shall be filled in Lithuanian, alien‘s name(s) and surname in it shall be written in capital letters, Latin alphabet, without the side characters (accented) characters, ligatures, and other modifications of the Latin alphabet based on the Latin records of a travel document. When writing name(s) and surname, you may use the following symbols: “.“, ’“, “( )“ and “/“.

Together with an application to issue a permanent residence permit, one should submit original copies of the required documents or their (except for the document confirming person‘s identity, travel document, applications) copies confirmed in a manner established by legal acts.

Documents submitted together with an application to issue a permanent residence permit, which were issued abroad, must be translated to Lithuanian and translation confirmed in a manner established by legal acts.

Documents issued in foreign countries must be legalised and confirmed with a note (Apostille) in a manner established by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, except cases when according to international treaties of the Republic of Lithuania and legal acts of the European Union, this document does not need to be legalized or confirmed with a note (Apostille). 

Notes:

*  An alien, who was granted a refugee status in the Republic of Lithuania shall submit documents for the execution of a permanent residence permit.

**  This requirement is not applicable for an alien, who is under guardianship (care) and who is allowed to stay in the Republic of Lithuania because (s)he is or has been a victim of human trafficking or a victim of illegal employment and co-operates with the pre-trial investigation body or with the court, in the fight against trafficking in human beings or in combating the offences linked to trafficking in human beings or illegal work, when (s)he was working in extremely abusive working conditions or when a minor was working, or because of national security interest or a person, who according to the Law on the Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania has a right to restore the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania, or is a person of Lithuanian origin.

*** This requirement is not applicable for an alien, who seeks to receive a permanent residence permit on the grounds that (s)he has a right to restore the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania in a manner established by the Law on Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania or (s)he is a person of Lithuanian descent, if (s)he is issued with the certificate confirming the right to restore the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania or certificate confirming the Lithuanian origin or if the Migration Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania had made a decision on retaining the right to the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania or a decision to issue the certificate confirming the right to restore the citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania or a certificate confirming Lithuanian origin.

Paskutinis atnaujinimas: 2015-11-09 19:52:49