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When citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may be a citizen of another state

A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania may be a citizen of another state at the same time, provided he meets at least one of the following conditions:

  1. he has acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania and citizenship of another state at birth;
  2. he is a person who was exiled from the occupied Republic of Lithuania before 11 March 1990. Person exiled from the occupied Republic of Lithuania before 11 March 1990 means a person who held citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania before 15 June 1940 or his descendant, who were forcibly expelled from Lithuania by decisions of institutions or courts of occupation regimes in the period from 15 June 1940 to 11 March 1990 for reasons of resistance to occupation regimes, political or social reasons or reasons of origin;
  3. he is a person who left Lithuania before 11 March 1990. Person who left Lithuania before 11 March 1990 means a person who held citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania before 15 June 1940 or his descendant, who left the current territory of the Republic of LIthuania before 11 March 1990 to reside permanently in another state, if their permanent residence on 11 March 1990 was outside Lithuania. The said concept shall not include the persons who left the territory of Lithuania after 15 June 1940 for the territory of the former Soviet Union;
  4. he is a descendant of a person referred to in point 2 or 3.Descendant of a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania means a child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a person who held citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania before 15 June 1940;
  5. by virtue of marriage to a citizen of another state he has ipso facto acquired citizenship of that state;
  6. he is a person under 21 years of age, provided he was adopted by citizens (citizen) of the Republic of Lithuania before reaching 18 years of age and, as a result of the adoption, acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania pursuant to Article 17(1) of the Law on Citizenship;
  7. he is a person under 21 years of age, provided he, being a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania, was adopted by citizens (citizen) of another state before reaching 18 years of age and, as a result of the adoption, acquired citizenship of that state;
  8. he has acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania by way of exception while being a citizen of another state;
  9. he is a person who has retained citzenship of the Republic of Lithuania or who has citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania restored for his outstanding merits to the State of Lithuania;
  10. he has acquired citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania while having refugee status in the Republic of Lithuania.

Status of a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania holding citizenship of another state at the same time

A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania, who is a citizen of another state at the same time shall be considered by the State of Lithuanian to be only a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania. The possession of citizenship of another state shall not relieve him of the responsibilities as a citizen of the Republic of Lithuania under the Constitution, laws and other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.

 

Paskutinis atnaujinimas: 2017-01-19 10:46:36