Passport valid for at least three months beyond length of stay required by all except:
EU/EEA nationals (EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) and Swiss nationals holding a valid national ID card.
(a) EU and EEA nationals are only required to produce evidence of their EU/EEA nationality and identity in order to be admitted to any EU/EEA Member State. This evidence can take the form of a valid national passport or national identity card. Either is acceptable. Possession of a return ticket, any length of validity on their document, sufficient funds for the length of their proposed visit should not be imposed.
(b) There is now a new application form that those seeking visas must fill out, consistent with the visa forms of other European Union member states, which Lithuania joined on May 1 2004. At present, the Lithuanian visa will only be valid for travelling to Lithuania but will become valid for travelling to other Schengen countries once Lithuania joins the Schengen area.
Visa is required by all except the following:
• nationals of Australia, Canada, Japan, UK, USA and EU for tourist stays of up to 90 days;
• nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Israel, Korea (Rep), Liechtenstein, Macau (SAR), Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela for tourist stays of up to 90 days.
(a) Nationals of South Africa holding valid Estonian or Latvian visas do not need a separate visa for Lithuania.
(b) Nationals of the following countries may apply for a Lithuanian visa without first obtaining an invitation endorsed by the Lithuanian Migration Authorities: Belarus (maximum of 30 days), Bermuda, Ecuador, Kazakhstan (maximum of 30 days), Moldova, Russian Federation (maximum of 30 days), South Africa, Taiwan (maximum of 30 days) and Ukraine (maximum of 30 days). Nationals of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Taiwan, the Russian Federation and Ukraine are required to present proof of sufficient funds, via traveller's cheques, credit cards and bank statements. Enquire at the Lithuanian Consulate/Embassy for details.
Types of Visa and Cost
Short-stay, Airport-transit and Transit:
Long-stay (single-entry) and Special-entry (for employment or studies):
Group single-entry (five to 30 members with appointed guide and on the condition that group have same purpose of visit, follow same travel itinerary with same arrivals, departures and locations):
$41 plus $1 per person.
Consular fees are waived in certain circumstances; consult Lithuanian Embassy/Consulate for details. There is no Consular fee for members for certain charity missions, official delegations, those aged under 16 years, and Lithuanians travelling with foreign passports.
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