2020 09 15
The final conference of the hate crime prevention project was held

The final conference of the project “Strengthening the Response to Hate Crimes and the Language of Hate in Lithuania” funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014–2020) was held on 10 th of September, 2020.

2020 08 13
Government decisions regarding events

On Wednesday, the Government decided to increase the maximum number of participants in indoor events to 600 people from August 16 to 31. From 1 September onwards, the number of participants will no longer be restricted, but it will be important to follow the decisions of the State Commander of National Emergency Operations as regards the requirements (keeping distance, wearing protective...

2020 08 12
R. Tamašunienė: Lithuania will always be safe haven for persecuted foreign citizens

"We are closely monitoring the situation in Belarus and have prepared a plan of measures for the possible event of an increase in the number of Belarusian citizens applying for asylum in Lithuania. Persons who will apply for asylum and qualify for refugee status will be granted such asylum in our country”, – says Minister of the Interior...

2020 05 12
From 11 May, new updates regarding cross-border and self isolation

From May 11, travelling between Lithuania and Poland is facilitated – you no longer have to self-isolate for 14 days after the trip, however, the document verification procedures remain. From May 15, similar conditions will come into force when travelling to the Baltic States: Latvia and Estonia. Internal border controls will continue until May 31. 

Structure and contacts

Rita Tamašunienė

Minister of the Interior

Contacts of Ministry

Šventaragio g. 2, LT-01510 Vilnius, Lithuania
Ph. no. +370 (5) 271 7130
Fax no. +370 (5) 271 8551