Lithuania Visa Requirements for international students

Visa Requirements for Students in Lithuania

Visa requirements for students that want to study in Lithuania are different for students depending on their citizenship. Select you country below, learn about the relevant regulations and find the embassies and consulates in your country!

1.Step: Select your Country

Study Visa Information for Students from

Visa Type Cost
Study Visa required

Embassies and Consulates in for obtaining a Visa

Visa Requirments for EU-Students

International Students who belong to the EU are free to enter Lithuania and apply for a temporary residence permit when they get there.

Visa Requirments for Non-EU-Students

Students from countries which do not belong to the EU must have a student visa for entry to Lithuania. Student visas are issued only to full-time international students. Please contact RocApply for more information.

The visa requirements stated on this site are specifically for Lithuania. 

Lithuania, unfortunately, does not have embassies in every country. If your country does not have a Lithuanian Embassy, then you have to travel to a nation with a Lithuanian embassy is the official embassy to submit your documents and process your application for a visa to Lithuania.

Please note that for all our African students, please be advised that when applying for your visa to study in Lithuania you will have to visit the South African or Egyptian embassies respectively. To view the embassy addresses, simply go to this page, then in the country selection box choose either South Africa or Egypt the details will be shown below.

To find a country near to yours that has an embassy click here 

To obtain a Lithuania study Visa you will need to bring the following Documents:

Document Checklist for a Study Visa in Lithuania

If you fail to submit all the documents in time, the embassy will ask you to book another date for your appointment, therefore to avoid delays please submit all the documents in full.

As the Visa process for international students can take up to 4 months, depending on the country, we strongly encourage you to calculate enough time for it.



Costs of obtaining the Student Permit
Students are expected to obtain a student permit which will allow them to be legally acknowledged in the Country.
For new students, they have nothing to worry about since RocApply and the university's international students office officials will assist you through this process.
The cost of for obtaining the student permit is approximately 120 Euros.
This cost will cater for costs such as:
  • Police clearance examination
  • Medical Examination
  • Resident permit application forms
  • Resident Permit national stamps
Please note that students will be given time to prepare for this process (up to a month after arrival), however as Rocapply we advice students to travel with the funds to process their Student permit as soon as they arrive.

Extending the Study-Visa once in Lithuania

Students will be required to submit their enrollment documents to extend the student visa on yearly basis.Some students have the possibility to extend for more than a year, however, please check with your respective university concerning the procedure and if your residence status allows you to extend for more than a year.

How to extend a passport with my student Visa

For each and every country there are different processes to extend passports of which RocApply advises students to consult with their respective embassies concerning the process and travel only with a valid passport for at least one year.

Whats Next Now that you have the acceptance letter?

Step 1: Pay the tuition fees on the Acceptance letter( Please be very careful with the bank names and account)

Step 2: Send RocApply together with the university the receipts of the payment through email

Step 3: University tracks the bank transaction and confirms the payment after 8 working days

Step 4: University and RocApply will send you a letter confirming the payment which will be needed at the visa offices

Step 5: Go to the Lithuanian Embassy and submit the documents once the university confirms the payment

How About Accommodation?

Regarding accommodation, we recommend staying on campus the first year and we will notify the university to reserve you a room as soon as you pay tuition fees.A booking fee of 100 EUR The rent for the room should be around 70 to 200 Euro per month but you only need to pay it when you are there in Lithuania and the university will also show you many options for accommodation but please be sure before you choose, take a day to really evaluate. The university will give you more than 2-3 days to stay in their dorms for free before you decide which room you would like to take or pay for for the rest of the semester.

Who will pick me up at the Airport?  

Once you have confirmed your arrival date in Lithuania please send the university and RocApply an email with your air ticket information so that the university driver can pick you up at the airport. The driver will be carrying a board with the name of the university, just approaching and he/she will have your name on the list. The driver will take you directly to the university. 

Please note that you do not need to pay for transportation from the Airport to the university on your first arrival date provided you let the university know of your arrival date because they will pick you up and drive you to the university for free and provide with accommodation to sleep.

North Cyprus Visitors Visa

For parents wanting to visit their children studying in Lithuania securing a visa is relatively easy considering that Lithuania in an emerging economy.

Further Assistance

If you are still looking for the right university and affordable programs in Lithuania visit our Study in Lithuania Page.

If you have any questions, want to consult or need help with preparation for visa application please contact RocApply. 
Email: [email protected] 
WhatsApp: 004915163104567

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