Non-EU students must obtain the visa before coming to Lithuania. Visa is obtained through the mediation of Kauno kolegija Higher Education Institution at the student`s expense. Specialists of the Migration Department will have to examine the visa application and make a decision within 15 calendar days from the date of receipt of the application. The examination deadline can be extended and last up to 45 calendar days in total. National visas are not issued to full-time students coming to study in Lithuania.

Coming for less than 3 months

Coming for more than 3 months

Foreigners wishing to obtain a temporary residence permit in Lithuania can submit their applications in 34 different foreign countries, where VFS Global offices will operate.

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The application for a replacement of a temporary residence permit and the accompanying documents must be submitted at least 1 working day before the expiry of the temporary residence permit, but no earlier than 4 months before.

After graduation, you can apply for a temporary residence permit for 12 months to look for a job and start working or becoming self-employed. You can find more information here.