Student Visas in Lithuania
Do You Need a Visa?
If you are a citizen of one of 28 European Union countries – you do not need a Visa to study in Lithuania.
If you are not a citizen of European Union – you must apply for a visa.
What Kind of Visa?
In order to study in Lithuania you need:
- National Visa (D)
- Temporary Residence Permit
National visa (D) is a visa allowing an alien to enter the Republic of Lithuania and stay in it for a period longer than 90 days. A single entry national visa shall be issued to an alien who has been granted a temporary or permanent residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania. A multiple entry national visa shall be issued to an alien whose purpose of entry into the Republic of Lithuania is long term stay in the Republic of Lithuania.
Temporary Residence Permit is a document granting an alien the right to temporary reside in the Republic of Lithuania for a period specified in the permit.
You must apply for BOTH before you come to Lithuania.
You can apply at an embassy, diplomatic mission or consular post of the Republic of Lithuania.
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About Study in LT
“Study in LT” is a non-commercial national information and support center for students who wish to study in Lithuania.
Their aim is to inform the future foreign students, their parents and others about Lithuanian Higher Education System, Lithuanian Higher Education Institutions, available study programs, migration procedures and more.