News

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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. 

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2020 05 05
Recommendations for law enforcement officials on how to cooperate with communities vulnerable to hate crime

In order to strengthen the links between law enforcement authorities and communities vulnerable to hate crime, a practical guide for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior was prepared and published under the title “ Cooperation with communities vulnerable to hate...

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2020 04 02
Recommendations on the investigation of hate crimes and hate speech have entered into force

An updated version of the Methodological Recommendations on the Peculiarities of Conducting, Organizing and Guiding the Pre-Trial Investigation of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech  was approved by the Prosecutor General and entered into force on April 1, 2020.

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2020 03 24
Legal Status of Foreigners in the Republic of Lithuania during the Quarantine

The Migration Department informs that foreigners, whose period of legal residence in Lithuania expired during the declared quarantine and who were unable to depart from the Republic of Lithuania in due time through no fault of their own, will not be subject to the return decisions, as well as administrative liability for illegal stay.

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
Email: bendrasisd@vrm.lt