A. Aleksandravičius

Who should self-isolate on arrival?

Foreign nationals arriving from the countries with the incidence rate above 16 are required to stay in isolation for 14 days, while isolation and testing for the coronavirus infection are mandatory to those arriving from the third countries included in the list of the affected countries. Lithuanian citizens returning from countries where the incidence rate exceeds 16 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.

List of countries for mandatory 14-day isolation upon return:

  1. The Republic of Albania
  2. People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
  3. Principality of Andorra
  4. Argentine Republic
  5. Republic of Armenia
  6. Australia
  7. Republic of Austria
  8. Republic of Azerbaijan
  9. Bahamas
  10. Kingdom of Bahrain
  11. Republic of Belarus
  12. Democratic Republic of Bangladesh
  13. Kingdom of Belgium
  14. Plurinational State of Bolivia
  15. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  16. Federative Republic of Brazil
  17. Republic of Bulgaria
  18. Czech Republic
  19. Republic of Chile
  20. Dominican Republic
  21. Republic of Ecuador
  22. Philippines
  23. Gabonese Republic
  24. Republic of Ghana
  25. Gibraltar*
  26. Greenland*
  27. Guam*
  28. Republic of Guatemala
  29. Republic of Honduras
  30. Republic of India
  31. Republic of Iraq
  32. Islamic Republic of Iran
  33. Kingdom of Spain
  34. Israel
  35. United States of America
  36. United Arab Emirates
  37. Montenegro
  38. Canada
  39. Stateof Qatar
  40. Republic of Kazakhstan
  41. Kyrgyz Republic
  42. Republic of Colombia
  43. Republic of the Congo
  44. Republic of Kosovo
  45. Republic of Costa Rica
  46. The Republic of Croatia
  47. Kuwait
  48. The Kingdom of Lesotho
  49. Republic of Lebanon
  50. State of Libya
  51. Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  52. Republic of Madagascar
  53. Republic of Maldives
  54. Republic of Malta
  55. Kingdom of Morocco
  56. Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  57. United Mexican States
  58. U.S. Virgin Islands
  59. Republic of Moldova
  60. Principality of Monaco
  61. Republic of Namibia
  62. Sultanate of Oman
  63. State of Palestine*
  64. Republic of Panama
  65. Republic of Paraguay
  66. Republic of Peru
  67. Republic of South Africa
  68. Portuguese Republic
  69. French Republic
  70. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  71. Romania
  72. Russian Federation
  73. Republic of El Salvador
  74. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  75. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  76. Republic of Serbia
  77. Republic of Singapore
  78. Republic of Suriname
  79. Kingdom of Eswatini
  80. Republic of North Macedonia
  81. St. Martin Island
  82. Kingdom of Sweden
  83. Swiss Confederation
  84. Turks and Caicos Islands *
  85. Ukraine
  86. Republic of Uzbekistan
  87. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  88. Republic of Zambia
  89. Republic of Cape Verde

Face masks to be mandatory again

Lithuania still remain on the list of reliable countries, but as of 1 August, protective face masks will become mandatory again to wear on public transport and in enclosed shopping and service provision locations in Lithuania. Face masks will not be mandatory in public catering facilities and during cultural and sporting events. Exceptions will also be applied to the services that cannot be provided while wearing a mask.

Updated: 3 August, 2020

Source: Ministry of Health of Republic of Lithuania