Lithuanian Nationality Law

English articles on Lithuanian nationality (citizenship) law and related laws.

Lithuanian descent certificate – a citizenship alternative

Even if you do not qualify for dual Lithuanian citizenship, you may get many of the same benefits through a right-to-nationality certificate. Benefits of the certificate Lithuanian right-to-citizenship certificates offer numerous benefits that citizenship of Lithuania offers: a)A possibility to get a residence permit in Lithuania. Without a right-to-citizenship certificate, getting a Lithuanian residence permit […]

Restoring the Lithuanian nationality

Even though you never had a Lithuanian nationality (citizenship) you may “restore” it if at least a single parent, grandparent or great grandparent had it. In this case the usual requirements for naturalization (10 years residence in Lithuania, speaking good Lithuanian) will not be applicable.