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Lithuania travel restrictions

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Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Lithuania.
  • This does not apply to:
    • Nationals and residents of Lithuania,
    • Immediate family members (parents, children, spouses, and carers) of Lithuanian nationals,
    • Diplomats,
    • Health professionals arriving for the provision of transplant services,
    • Journalists entering with the permission of the Minister for Foreign Affairs,
    • NATO military personnel and their family,
    • Passengers who have permission from the relevant minister and whose entry has been approved by the Government,
    • Transit passengers who are seafarers, provided their departure from Lithuania is ensured by the shipping company,
    • Transit passengers on return to their country of residence, provided they are traveling with groups,
    • Nationals or residents of Andorra, Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, or Vatican City, (countries whose incidence of coronavirus have not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the past 14 days), provided they are traveling directly from their country of residence.
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Movement restrictions

National movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 11 May 2020 to TBD

The Lithuanian government has announced a two-week nationwide quarantine.?The measures include closing borders to foreign nationals and shops except pharmacies and groceries. Lithuanian citizens currently abroad have been advised to return immediately.

International movement restrictions: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 01 June 2020 to 16 June 2020

To extend the temporary internal border control and to check persons entering and leaving the Republic of Lithuania at the internal border of the European Union from 1 June 2020, 00:00, until 16 June 2020, 24:00: at the international airports; Klaipėda State Seaport; at the following Lithuania-Poland border checkpoints: Kalvarija, Lazdijai, Šeštokai.
To prohibit the entry of foreigners into the Republic of Lithuania. The prohibition shall not apply in the case of: citizens of the countries of the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, who arrive from these countries, provided the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in the country where they lawfully reside has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 calendar days. The list of such countries shall be approved and made public every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations.

Persons who have returned or arrived from foreign countries shall fall subject to
14 days’ isolation, except for the citizens of the Republic of Poland and persons lawfully residing in
the Republic of Poland, returning or arriving for the purpose of work, business or studies, and the
citizens of the Republic of Lithuania returning or arriving from the Republic of Poland, where they
went for the purpose of work, business or studies and travelled only within the territory of the
Republic of Poland, the citizens of the Republic of Estonia and of the Republic of Latvia and the
citizens of the Republic of Lithuania and persons lawfully residing in these countries returning or
arriving from the Republic of Estonia and from the Republic of Latvia, where they travelled only
within the territory of the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia or the Republic of Lithuania

Previously, People will also be banned from leaving the country and travel to risk countries, including Italy, France, Germany Spain, China, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, South Korea and Singapore. Flights to Lithuania are not banned this week yet to allow Lithuanian citizens to return to the country. People arriving from risk countries will have to self-isolate for two weeks.

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Flight Restrictions

published 31.08.2020

Total entry ban
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to passengers with a national visa issued by Lithuania.
– This does not apply to:
— spouses, partners with registered partnership, children, parents and guardians of nationals of Lithuania and of permanent residents of Lithuania;
— students
— NATO personnel and their family members.

Passengers are subject to presenting a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. More information on who requires the medical certificate can be found at https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/belarus-italy-slovenia-and-slovakia-added-to-the-list-of-coronavirus-affected-countries

Special requirements for all international flights
Passengers must arrive at Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ).

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Quarantine

Self-isolation at own accommodation-if coming from outside EU (country white list exempt).

A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. The official list of affected countries is available at the Ministry of Health website. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions.

A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. The official list of affected countries is available at the Ministry of Health website. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: no
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Shop and Events

Non-essential shops closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 18 May 2020 to TBD

As of 18 May, The activities of catering facilities, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs and other entertainment venues shall be allowed from 8:00 to 22:00 hrs.

As of 30 April, The activities of catering facilities, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs and other
entertainment venues shall be prohibited. The prohibition shall not apply in the following cases:
3.2.6.1. where food can be taken away or it can be otherwise delivered to natural and legal
persons;
3.2.6.2. where catering is organised in open spaces.

Stores, marketplaces and other public points of sale shall be permitted to resume their activities, provided that at least 10 sq. m. of space per buyer is ensured or no more than one buyer is served at a time.
3.2.8. Beauty services shall be closed. This requirement shall not apply in the case of hair care and nail care services, if the flow of service users and other visitors is restricted at the points of service by ensuring at least 10 sq. m. of service space per service user or other visitor, or by serving no more
than one service user at a time.
As of 8 April, The ban on the operation of shops, shopping and entertainment centres and marketplaces remains in force, with the exception of food trade and other exemptions. The decree allows sale of plants for planting, seeds and fertilizers in specialised outdoor stationary sales outlets. The activities of shops, shopping and/or entertainment centres, except for the sale of food, veterinary, pharmacy, optical goods and ortopeadic technical appliances, and of markets other than food, shall be prohibited

Events stop: Partially banned

Restrictive measures mandatory between 01 June 2020 to 15 June 2020

From 1 June 2020 to 15 June 2020, cultural, entertainment, sports and other events (hereinafter the ‘events’) shall be only held:
-outdoors, where people stay in their cars;
-outdoors, with the maximum of 300 spectators and/ or participants (excluding performers, organisers, instructors and service personnel), while ensuring the distance of at least 1 m between the spectators, except for spouses, close relatives, adoptive parents, adoptive
children, guardians and carers;
-indoors, with the maximum of 100 spectators and/ or participants (excluding performers, organisers, instructors and service personnel), while ensuring the distance of at least 2 m between the spectators, except for spouses, close relatives, adoptive parents, adoptive children, guardians and carers, and the maximum 30% capacity in terms of spectators.

to visit or stay in parks and other open public places in groups of no more than five, except for close relatives, adoptive parents, adoptive children, guardians and carers, while keeping a safe distance (more than 2 meters and less than 15 minutes contact. for outdoor leisure activities, provided that at least 10 sq. m. of space per visitor and the distance of at least 10 m between people and/or groups of people is ensured;
individual sports activities, physical activity exercises (conducted by a physical
activity or high-performance sports instructor or physical activity professional with no more than 10
participants, except for close relatives, adoptive parents, adoptive children, guardians, and carers), provided that in all the cases at least 5 sq. m. of space per person and the distance of at least 2 m between people and/or groups of people is ensured;

All indoor and outdoor events and gatherings shall be prohibited. This prohibition shall not apply to the outdoor events, where people stay in their cars during the event, and where there are no more than two people in the car, except for close relatives, adoptive parents, adoptive children, guardians, and carers.

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Schools/Univercity closure

Schools/Univ. closure: Partially closed

Restrictive measures mandatory between 25 May 2020 to TBD

The educational establishments shall be allowed:
– to carry out pre-school, pre-primary and non-formal education;
– to carry out primary education and provide educational assistance to pupils following pre-school, pre-primary and primary education programmes in school, if such a decision of the school
principle is agreed with the school council and the institution implementing the owner’s rights and
responsibilities (state schools – budgetary institutions), municipal executive body or its authorised
person (municipal schools – budgetary institutions), meeting of stakeholders (owner) (state, municipal
schools – public institutions and non-state schools), as well as to hold consultations in school for
graduates of a secondary school preparing for maturity examinations and to provide them with
educational assistance;

Before, The educational and childcare process as well as the educational activities in all educational establishments and day care centres shall be suspended, organising instead the remote educational process.

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Other

Other: closed/cancelled

Restrictive measures mandatory between to TBD

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  • Lithuania Latest News: Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.


    **Travelling from the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. The official list of affected countries is available at the Ministry of Health website. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test. *Travelling from Lithuania or returning to Lithuania: Interactive map of countries from which isolation is required upon return. If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, citizens must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before their entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. *Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without restrictions, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test. *Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    **Transit: As above.

    **Third Countries: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 25 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with isolation requirements. list of affected countries. A mandatory
    self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania.

    Internal Restrictions:
    It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance or via a travel app. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, bars, restaurants, service providers (such as beauticians), medical facilities and in public institutions, unless consuming food or drink. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence.

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    18.09.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From EU: Travelling to Lithuania:A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. The official list of affected countries is available at the Ministry of Health website. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test. Interactive map of countries from which isolation is required upon return. If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, citizens must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before their entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without restrictions, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival and they will be required to self-isolate for 14 days, also in case of a negative result to the test. **Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory self-registration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form.

    From Third Countries: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 25 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with isolation requirements. list of affected countries. A mandatory self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania.

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    Internal restrictions:

    It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance or via a travel app. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, bars, restaurants, service providers (such as beauticians), medical facilities and in public institutions, unless consuming food or drink. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence.

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    14.09.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: ***From EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. Entry without restrictions is possible from Cyprus, Latvia, Finland and Estonia. A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The official list of affected countries is available at the Korona Stop website.Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days. Interactive map of countries from which isolation is required upon return. If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, they must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland.
    Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    ***Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form

    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions. list of affected countries. A mandatory self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania.

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    Internal restrictions:

    It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance or via a travel app. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, bars, restaurants, service providers (such as beauticians), medical facilities and in public institutions, unless consuming food or drink. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence.

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    11.09.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days.
    A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control . The official list of affected countries is available at the Korona Stop website . Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. **Travelling from Lithuania or returning to Lithuania: Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days. If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, they must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Mandatory **Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form .

    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form .

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    Internal restrictions:

    It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance or via a travel app. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, bars, restaurants, service providers (such as beauticians), medical facilities and in public institutions, unless consuming food or drink. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence.

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    07.09.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days.
    A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea?fbclid=IwAR2IMeGbF-hEF_Wc5UXbelCdc_qMCidGHdh9ALi4iOptPvr2xTksJYG-GoU]. The official list of affected countries is available at the Korona Stop website [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. **Travelling from Lithuania or returning to Lithuania: Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals] If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, they must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Mandatory **Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions. The list of affected countries [https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. A mandatory self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance or via a travel app. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, bars, restaurants, service providers (such as beauticians), medical facilities and in public institutions, unless consuming food or drink. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€ for the first offence.

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    05.09.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days.
    A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea?fbclid=IwAR2IMeGbF-hEF_Wc5UXbelCdc_qMCidGHdh9ALi4iOptPvr2xTksJYG-GoU]. The official list of affected countries is available at the Korona Stop website [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. **Travelling from Lithuania or returning to Lithuania: Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals] If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, they must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions. The list of affected countries [https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. A mandatory self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form]

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    31.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days.
    A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea?fbclid=IwAR2IMeGbF-hEF_Wc5UXbelCdc_qMCidGHdh9ALi4iOptPvr2xTksJYG-GoU]. The official list of affected countries is available at the Korona Stop website [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within 72 hours prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. **Travelling from Lithuania or returning to Lithuania: Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals] If the country of travelling or transit had more than 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days, they must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, or contact the Hotline 1808 or other establishment that performs Coronavirus tests within 24 hours of the entry, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. Persons who have returned or arrived from countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries shall be deemed to have been exposed to the virus. This does not apply when people travel by air without leaving the airport transit area or travel in transit from a country unaffected by a coronavirus infection through Poland, with essential stops only, in Poland. Isolation is mandatory for persons arriving from or transiting through the affected countries, with the exceptions provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. Foreigners arriving from the countries on the list of countries most affected by coronavirus infection or who have travelled through the affected countries, where the incidence rate is above 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days, must have a test for COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) taken not earlier than 72 hours before the entry to the Republic of Lithuania and negative results thereof, except cases provided for in the order of the Minister for Health. **Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre. All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NPHC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. Those travelling by land are obliged to register with the NPHC within 12 hours from the moment of arrival in the Republic of Lithuania.

    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. Foreigners arriving from third-countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival and they will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions. The list of affected countries [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-most-affected-by-the-coronavirus-infection-growing-restrictions-on-arrivals]. A mandatory self-registration is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    20.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: A two-week self-isolation requirement is applied to persons arriving from COVID-19 affected countries or in transit through them. Affected countries are those with a coronavirus infection incidence rate exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. A daily updated epidemiological situation of all EU and EEA countries is available from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control [https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea?fbclid=IwAR2IMeGbF-hEF_Wc5UXbelCdc_qMCidGHdh9ALi4iOptPvr2xTksJYG-GoU]. Foreigners arriving from countries where the COVID-19 incidence rate exceeds 25 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will have to provide a negative result to a coronavirus test performed within the last three days prior to their arrival. They will also be required to comply with other isolation conditions established by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants [https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea?fbclid=IwAR2IMeGbF-hEF_Wc5UXbelCdc_qMCidGHdh9ALi4iOptPvr2xTksJYG-GoU] over the last 14 days are required to stay in isolation for 14 days. Travellers returning or arriving from the affected countries included in the list are required to register within 24 hours by submitting their details to the National Public Health Centre. The same procedure applies to Lithuanian citizens returning from those countries and to foreigners with an entry permit. Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania without self-isolation, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. The obligation to self-isolate also applies when COVID-19 affected countries are crossed by car, public transport, etc. except by air transport, if you do not leave the transit area at the airport.**Mandatory Travel Documentation: All travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea have to register with the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). All passengers must fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NVSC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online.
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/restrictions-on-arrivals-from-poland-the-netherlands-iceland-and-cyprus], i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days.The list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    18.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of 3 August, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: Travelling to and from EU and EEA countries is allowed without restrictions, except for countries where the coronavirus infection incidence rate is exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. As of 10 August, travellers from Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden are not allowed to enter Lithuania. As of 10 August, travellers from Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Poland and Switzerland are subject to mandatory quarantine upon entry in Lithuania. An updated list of countries for which entry to Lithuania is restricted is available on the Ministry of Health website [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/restrictions-on-arrivals-from-poland-the-netherlands-iceland-and-cyprus] **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. The updated list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival is published every Monday. **Mandatory Travel Documentation: As of Monday 10 August, all travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea will have to register with the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). All passengers will have to fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NVSC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online. before disembarking. NVSC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online.
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/restrictions-on-arrivals-from-poland-the-netherlands-iceland-and-cyprus], i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days.The list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    13.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of today, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: Travelling to and from EU and EEA countries is allowed without restrictions, except for countries where the coronavirus infection incidence rate is exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants over the last 14 days. As of 10 August, travellers from Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden are not allowed to enter Lithuania. As of 10 August, travellers from Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Poland and Switzerland are subject to mandatory quarantine upon entry in Lithuania. An updated list of countries for which entry to Lithuania is restricted is available on the Ministry of Health website [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/restrictions-on-arrivals-from-poland-the-netherlands-iceland-and-cyprus].**Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days. The updated list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-mandatory-14-day-isolation-upon-return].**Mandatory Travel Documentation: As of Monday 10 August, all travellers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea will have to register with the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). All passengers will have to fill out forms on paper or online [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] before disembarking. NVSC specialists will collect completed paper forms from travellers or check if they have filled them out online.
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form]
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days.The list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-countries-for-mandatory-14-day-isolation-upon-return-1]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

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    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    10.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of today, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are operating to and from Lithuania.
    **From the EU: Travelling to and from EU and EEA countries is allowed without restrictions, except for countries where the coronavirus infection incidence rate is exceeding 16 cases per 100,000 population over the last 14 days. As of 03AUG20, travellers from Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Sweden are not allowed to enter Lithuania. As of 03AUG20, travellers from Austria, France and Switzerland are subject to mandatory quarantine upon entry in Lithuania. An updated list of countries for which entry to Lithuania is restricted is available on the Ministry of Health website [http://sam.lrv.lt/en/news/changes-in-the-list-of-european-countries-isolation-will-be-mandatory-for-arrivals-from-france-and-malta]. **Rules and Exceptions: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon arrival [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-mandatory-14-day-isolation-upon-return] is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations.
    **Mandatory Travel Documentation: A mandatory self-registration [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form] is required before entry into Republic of Lithuania.
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries.[http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Free Movement is allowed throught the country. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in taxis and on public transport. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€. Tickets for public transport should be bought in advance. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card. It is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets and in public institutions. Mask wearing is not compulsory in bars and restaurants, or at sports and cultural events. Failure to comply with mask wearing requirements could lead to a fine of between 500€ and 1,500€.

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    07.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government bans travel from Malta. Lithuanians, foreign workers or any persons having special permission to enter Lithuania from Malta, have to confine themselves to 14 days of quarantine.
    As of today, the Lithuanian health ministry also extended the mandatory 14-day quarantine period to all persons arriving to Lithuania from France. (Maltatoday.com, 03.08.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    **From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-the-allowed-and-forbidden-entries]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries.[http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    From 1 August 2020 it is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, taxis and on public transport. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card.

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    03.08.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    **From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-the-allowed-and-forbidden-entries]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries.[http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    From 1 August 2020 it is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, taxis and on public transport. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card.

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    30.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    **From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-the-allowed-and-forbidden-entries]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries.[http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    From 1 August 2020 it is compulsory to wear a mask or face covering in shops, indoor markets, taxis and on public transport. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card.

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    29.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    **From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 16 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-the-allowed-and-forbidden-entries]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania). Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 16 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries.[http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22]. Mandatory selfregistration required before entry into Republic of Lithuania online form [https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf]. and the extension on 16 July [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9596-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Movement throughout the country is allowed. You are recommended to wear a mask or face covering at marketplaces, public transport boarding points such as bus stops and train stations, in shops and indoor public spaces. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card.

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    27.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    **From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/updated-list-of-countries-for-the-allowed-and-forbidden-entries].
    **Transit: Transit through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania is allowed for foreigners in these cases: on their return to their country of residence; in whose respect a reasoned request has been made by a foreign country; seafarers; using facilitated transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and backwards (this transit of persons shall be carried out only through Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions laid down by the Minister for Foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania).
    **Third Country Nationals: Foreigners from third countries may enter Lithuania only after obtaining permission from the responsible Lithuanian authorities depending on the nature of the issue: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, etc. Travellers legally residing in countries that are included in the EU list of third countries whose residents should not be subject to a temporary restriction on crossing external borders for the purpose of unnecessary travel to the EU, are also allowed to enter the Republic of Lithuania if their countries are not included in the list of the affected countries, i. e. if the incidence rate is less than 25 cases per 100,000 population in those countries in the last 14 days. As of 13/7/20, this is the list of affected countries [http://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/news/the-updated-list-of-the-coronavirus-affected-countries-includes-ghana%22].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Movement throughout the country is allowed. You are recommended to wear a mask or face covering at marketplaces, public transport boarding points such as bus stops and train stations, in shops and indoor public spaces. Shoppers may be requested to pay by card.

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    15.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    From the EU: Citizens from the European Economic Area, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, are allowed to enter Lithuania, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country of origin has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 days. The list of approved countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations (Weekly revised list). No 14-day quarantine is required for returnees from these countries.
    Transit: Transit of persons and means of transport only with a convoy from entering till leaving the country. For the simplified transit of persons from Russian Federation to Kaliningrad district only through Kena and Kybartai railway BCP (under the conditions provided by Lithuanian MoFA). Seamen transit is allowed in case the company can ensure safe passage from entering unitl leaving the country.
    Third Country Nationals: Entry from third countries will only be allowed if a mutual agreement for admission of citizens is reached between states. Mandatory controls are in place and 14-day quarantine is mandatory for citizens of countries that are not part of the EU/EEA. Transit of persons from Russian Federation to Kaliningrad district is only possible through Kena and Kybartai railway BCP (under the conditions provided by Lithuanian MoFA). Seamen transit is possible at the condition that the company ensures a safe passage from entering till leaving the country.
    List of worst hit countries [https://sam.lrv.lt/en/news/self-isolation-required-for-arrivals-from-58-worst-hit-countries].
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 17, Lithuania ended the nationwide quarantine but kept the state of emergency. Face masks are recommended in public transport, events in closed public spaces, and in other places where it is not possible to maintain a safe distance between people.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    13.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Citizens of the countries of the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and persons lawfully residing in these countries, who arrive from these countries allowed entry to Lithuania as of 1 June, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in their country has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 calendar days. The list of such countries is approved and made public every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. No 14-day self-isolation is required for the returnees from these countries. Weekly revised list of Coronavirus safe countries [https://sam.lrv.lt/en/news/lithuanias-revised-list-of-coronavirus-safe-countries]
    Transit of persons and means of transport only with a convoy from entering till leaving the country. For the simplified transit of persons from Russian Federation to Kaliningrad district only through Kena and Kybartai railway BCP (under the conditions provided by Lithuanian MoFA). Seamen transit available in case when the company ensure safe passage from entering till leaving the country.
    Entry from third countries will only be foreseen if a mutual agreement between states on the admission of citizens is reached. Mandatory controls are in place and 14-day quarantine is mandatory for citizens of countries that are not part of the EU/EEA. Transit of persons from Russian Federation to Kaliningrad district is only possible through Kena and Kybartai railway BCP (under the conditions provided by Lithuanian MoFA). Seamen transit is possible at the condition that the company ensures a safe passage from entering till leaving the country.
    As from 1 July, EU Member States should start lifting the restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU for residents of the following third countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity. Residents of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican/Holy See should be considered as EU residents for this purpose. Every two weeks this list of countries will be reviewed and the information updated here. More info: [https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-9208-2020-INIT/en/pdf].

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 17, Lithuania ended the nationwide quarantine but kept the state of emergency. Face masks are recommended in public transport, events in closed public spaces, and in other places where it is not possible to maintain a safe distance between people.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    01.07.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    *****International Restrictions:
    Travelling from an EU Country: The ban to enter Lithuania is not applied to citizens of the countries of the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation and the United Kingdom, and to persons lawfully residing in these countries and arriving from these countries, provided that the incidence of COVID-19 (coronavirus infection) in the country where they lawfully reside has not exceeded 25 cases/100 000 population in the last 14 calendar days. The list of such countries is approved and made public every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. No 14-day self-isolation is required for the returnees from these countries.
    Travelling from a Third Country: As of 16/6/2020, it is allowed to enter Lithuania from Belarus and Russian Federation. Mandatory controls are in place and 14-day quarantine is recommended for citizens of countries that are not part of the EU/EEA. Transit of persons from Russian Federation to Kaliningrad district is only possible through Kena and Kybartai railway BCP (under the conditions provided by Lithuanian MoFA). Seamen transit is possible at the condition that the company ensures a safe passage from entering till leaving the country.
    Transit: Entry is allowed to foreigners entitled to reside in Lithuania, representatives of the diplomatic corps, NATO military, international commercial transport operators, health care professionals, high-performance athletes, artists, journalists, as well as people transiting through the territory of Lithuania on their return to their country of residence. The National Public Health Centre will continue, however, the screening of all the people coming to and leaving the country.
    14-day quarantine is recommended for citizens of countries that are not part of the EU/EEA.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 17, Lithuania ended the nationwide quarantine but kept the state of emergency. Face masks are recommended in public transport, events in closed public spaces, and in other places where it is not possible to maintain a safe distance between people.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    29.06.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government has announced that the quarantine will be lifted on 17 June, some restrictions will still be in place (OASC, 12.06.2020). Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    -This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain or Switzerland;
    – nationals and residents of Lithuania;
    – nationals of Poland with purpose of work, business or studies;
    – nationals of Estonia and Latvia;
    – family members of nationals of Lithuania;
    – healthcare professionals traveling for the provision of transplant services;
    – NATO personnel and personnel working for them and their family members.
    2. Passengers allowed to enter must arrive at Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ)
    3. Transit through Lithuania is possible only for passengers traveling in groups on their way back to their country of residence. They must be escorted to the international border crossing points.
    4. Nationals and residents of Lithuania arriving from Belgium, Ireland (Rep.), Portugal, Sweden or United Kingdom are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    5. Passengers arriving from Belgium or Ireland (Rep.) are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    6. Airline crew must be in isolation until their departure, but no longer than 14 days.

    Internal restrictions:

    Effective June 17, Lithuania ended the nationwide quarantine but kept the state of emergency. Face masks are recommended in public transport, events in closed public spaces, and in other places where it is not possible to maintain a safe distance between people.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    19.06.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    -This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain or Switzerland;
    – nationals and residents of Lithuania;
    – nationals of Poland with purpose of work, business or studies;
    – nationals of Estonia and Latvia;
    – family members of nationals of Lithuania;
    – healthcare professionals traveling for the provision of transplant services;
    – NATO personnel and personnel working for them and their family members.
    2. Passengers allowed to enter must arrive at Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ)
    3. Transit through Lithuania is possible only for passengers traveling in groups on their way back to their country of residence. They must be escorted to the international border crossing points.
    4. Nationals and residents of Lithuania arriving from Belgium, Ireland (Rep.), Portugal, Sweden or United Kingdom are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    5. Passengers arriving from Belgium or Ireland (Rep.) are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    6. Airline crew must be in isolation until their departure, but no longer than 14 days.

    Internal restrictions:

    The Lithuanian government has extended the quarantine to June 16.
    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended.
    Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    08.06.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuanian government to resume flights to France, Finland, Denmark (China.org, 03.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
    -This does not apply to:
    – passengers arriving from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain or Switzerland;
    – nationals and residents of Lithuania;
    – nationals of Poland with purpose of work, business or studies;
    – nationals of Estonia and Latvia;
    – family members of nationals of Lithuania;
    – healthcare professionals traveling for the provision of transplant services;
    – NATO personnel and personnel working for them and their family members.
    2. Passengers allowed to enter must arrive at Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ)
    3. Transit through Lithuania is possible only for passengers traveling in groups on their way back to their country of residence. They must be escorted to the international border crossing points.
    4. Nationals of Lithuania arriving from Belgium, Portugal, Sweden or United Kingdom are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    5. Passengers arriving from Ireland (Rep.), Malta or Spain are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    6. Airline crew must be in isolation until their departure, but no longer than 14 days.

    Internal restrictions:

    The Lithuanian government has extended the quarantine to June 16.
    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended.
    Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    05.06.2020
  • Lithuania Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport resumed, starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa.

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 31 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel.
    Reopening of borders with Estonia and Latvia.
    Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport began on 13 May. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day.
    Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country.
    Citizens of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are free to move between the three countries without restrictions or quarantine.
    Polish nationals are allowed to enter the country for business and educational reasons. Self quarantine will not be necessary for Lithuaniuan nationals returning from Poland.
    Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now.
    Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited.
    All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration.
    Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended.
    Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    02.06.2020
  • Lithuania Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport resumed, starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa.

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 31 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel. Reopening of borders with Estonia and Latvia. Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport began on 13 May. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day. Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country. Citizens of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are free to move between the three countries without restrictions or quarantine. Polish nationals are allowed to enter the country for business and educational reasons. Self quarantine will not be necessary for Lithuaniuan nationals returning from Poland. Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now. Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited. All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration. Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended. Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened. Aiport/Airline requirements: IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/d80797e1578d4b23a1191d935d90f9c0/lithuania-ncov-measures.pdf

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    28.05.2020
  • Lithuania

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 31 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel. Reopening of borders with Estonia and Latvia. Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport began on 13 May. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day. Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country. Citizens of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are free to move between the three countries without restrictions or quarantine. Polish nationals are allowed to enter the country for business and educational reasons. Self quarantine will not be necessary for Lithuaniuan nationals returning from Poland. Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now. Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited. All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration. Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended. Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened.

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    21.05.2020
  • Lithuania

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 31 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel. Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport began on 13 May. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day. Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country. Citizens of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are free to move between the three countries without restrictions or quarantine. Polish nationals are allowed to enter the country for business and educational reasons. Self quarantine will not be necessary for Lithuaniuan nationals returning from Poland. Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now. Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited. All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration. Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended. Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, have reopened.

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    19.05.2020
  • Lithuania Lithuania:

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 31 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel. For a full list of exceptions see the official website. Passenger flights at Vilnius Airport began on 13 May. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day. Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country. Citizens of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are free to move between the three countries without restrictions or quarantine. Polish nationals are allowed to enter the country for business and educational reasons. Self quarantine will not be necessary for Lithuaniuan nationals returning from Poland. Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now. Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited. All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration. Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    It is no longer mandatory to wear face masks anywhere, not even indoors, it is however recommended. On 18 May: most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants, will reopen.

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    18.05.2020
  • Lithuania 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Lithuania. -This does not apply to: – nationals and residents of Lithuania; – nationals of Poland with purpose of work, business or studies; – starting from 15 May 2020, nationals of Estonia and Latvia; – family members of nationals of Lithuania; – diplomats accredited to Lithuania; – healthcare professionals traveling for the provision of transplant services; – passengers with permission by issued by the respective minister and by the government; – NATO personnel and personnel working for them and their family members. 2.Passengers allowed to enter must arrive at Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ) 3.Transit through Lithuania is possible only for passengers traveling in groups on their way back to their country of residence. They must be escorted to the international border crossing points. 4.Flights with a permission issued by the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration under the order of the Minister of Transport and Communications can operate to Lithuania. 5.Returning nationals and residents of Lithuania are subject to 14 days isolation. – This does not apply to nationals of Lithuania when returning or arriving from Poland where they went for the purpose of work, business or studies. 6.Airline crew must be in isolation until their departure, but no longer than 14 days.

    International restrictions:

    Most foreigners are prohibited from entering Lithuania at least until 13 May. Exceptions apply for: residents, spouses and children of Lithuanian citizens, diplomatic and NATO staff, and international commercial transportation personnel. For a full list of exceptions see the official website. On 13 May Vilnius Airport will gradually resume normal operational flights. Starting with three flights a week (Monday, Wednesday and Fridays) to Frankfurt with air-carrier Lufthansa. airBaltic resumes flights to Riga that same day. Since 4 May Lithuanian citizens are no longer prohibited from leaving the country. From 15 May, citizens of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will be able to move between the three countries without restrictions. Some international flight operations have resumed to government-approved destinations, but authorities said that air travel to countries that do not apply quarantine restrictions or are COVID-19 hotspots will not resume for now. Entry of cruise ships into Klaipeda State Seaport is prohibited. All ferry traffic suspended. Ferry Route Kiel (Germany) – Klaipėda (Lithuania) to be maintained. Other exceptions will need authorisation from the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration. Simplified transit of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation to the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation and back through the territory of the Republic of Lithuania shall be carried out only through the Kena railway border checkpoint and Kybartai railway border checkpoint under the conditions established by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    Internal restrictions:

    The obligation to wear face masks in most public places remains in effect at least until 11 May. However, it no longer applies in rural areas and in situations when there are over 65 feet (20 metres) between people. Most non-essential businesses, including cafes and restaurants have been allowed to reopen.

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    09.05.2020
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    OSAC Travel Advisories/
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