Lithuania Travel

Updated procedure for foreign arrivals

Updated on 2021-04-20. The nationwide lockdown is announced in Lithuania until May 31st 24:00. Movement restrictions between municipalities have been lifted.

There have been recent changes of quarantine rules, which are as follows:

  • Shops, which have at least one direct entryway from the outside can reopen.
  • Rural homesteads have permission to provide sauna and pool services (admitting only one family at a time).
  • Museums, galleries, zoos and botanical gardens can reopen.
  • SPA centres, holding a medical license are allowed to operate again.
  • All shops, except those in marketplaces, reopen Monday through Friday but remain closed on weekends.
  • Theatres and cinemas renew their services.
  • Events will be allowed to host up to 150 spectators while adhering to the set requirements.

Starting April 22nd, catering facilities, restaurants, cafés and bars may reopen and operate from 7.00 to 21.00; food and drinks will be consumed while seated at a table outside with up to 2 people at the table except for members of one family and/or one household.

Detailed up-to-date information regarding quarantine restrictions is available here.

Relevant information FOR TRAVELLERS

Persons coming to Lithuania are obliged to:

  1. Fill in the questionnaire and submit the received confirmation (QR code) to the carrier or National Public Health Centre and other officials at the passenger checkpoint.
  2. Have a test result performed 72 hours or less before the arrival. The COVID-19 test is mandatory for individuals 16 years of age and older.
  3. Self-isolate for 10 days. There is a possibility of shortening the self-isolation time by taking a COVID-19 test, at personal expense, on the 7th day of the self-isolation at the earliest, with a negative response thereof.

Other important information:

  • Starting March 10th, it will be mandatory for all persons to test for COVID-19 before travelling to Lithuania. These measures are required to reduce the spread of COVID-19 mutations.
  • It is important to note that when returning or travelling from different countries, different isolation conditions apply. The latest and most detailed information by country can be found HERE.
  • Exceptions regarding mandatory coronavirus testing and 10-day isolation may be granted to those holding a medical certificate confirming that they had coronavirus and that maximum of 90 days have passed from the positive testing until the return/entry to the Republic of Lithuania.

Additionally, a vaccination certificate confirming the full undergoing of coronavirus vaccination programme also grants the same isolation exceptions. The documentation must be translated to Lithuanian, English or Russian alongside the original certificate. More information regarding medical/vaccination certificates and exceptions is available HERE.

Please note, that additional medical-quarantine control procedures have been applied at all Lithuanian airports and seaport. Passenger control points will have reinforced arrival control, checking whether the questionnaires have been filled out and documentation of negative COVID-19 test result is correct and timely. 


For more detailed information regarding COVID-19 restrictions and testing registration in Lithuania, please visit the official NPHC or Corona STOP website.


Based on the information of the Government of Lithuania