Informuojame, kad neteisėtas Lietuvos valstybės sienos perėjimas užtraukia baudžiamąją atsakomybę pagal Lietuvos įstatymus. Užsieniečiai, norintys kreiptis dėl prieglobsčio Lietuvoje suteikimo, tai gali padaryti teisėtu būdu, pateikę prašymą Lietuvos pasienio kontrolės punktuose, o būdami teisėtai Lietuvoje – Migracijos departamentui. / 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.
This section is for those who are family members of citizens of third countries (non-member States of the European Union or of the European Free Trade Association) or citizens of the Republic of Lithuania who, after 2004, have not yet been resident in any Member State of the European Union.
If your family member lives in Lithuania, then, in the cases described below, you can come to him/her and get a temporary residence permit. A permit is usually issued for 1 year, and later can be renewed for 2 years. You may receive a nationalvisa for the duration of consideration of your application for a temporary residence permit.
You may be in Lithuania as long as your family member, to whom you have arrived, is in Lithuania, unless you get a residence permit on other grounds.
If your spouse intends to travel to the Republic of Lithuania with a national visa, you may obtain a national visa for the same period in the cases described below.