Frequently asked questions

This section provides the summaries of the most frequently asked questions and answers that occur during my legal consultations. Consequently, this information should not be considered as the individual legal advice offered in a particular personal case. My individual legal consultations are absolutely free of charge and can be arranged in a convenient way. Contact me directly WhatsApp +370 600 68454

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  • 1

    What are the eligibility criteria for restoring citizenship by descent?

  • 2

    How many generations back?

  • 3

    Is there a language requirement?

  • 4

    Who is not eligible?

  • 5

    Am I eligible for dual citizenship if left to USSR before/after 1940?

  • 6

    What if I do not possess any proof that my ancestor was citizen of Lithuania prior to the World War II?

  • 7

    What if my ancestor has change his/her name and it is not the same as in his Lithuanian documents?

  • 8

    What documents are required from the applicant?

  • 9

    In which language all documents have to be submitted to Lithuanian authorities?

  • 10

    What is the process of citizenship reinstatement procedure?

  • 11

    How long does it take to get citizenship?

  • 12

    Is it possible to get citizenship faster?

  • 13

    Is there an upfront payment?

  • 14

    What will be my additional costs for the procedure?

  • 15

    What about wife/husband eligibility?

  • 16

    What about children eligibility?

  • 17

    Do I have to visit Lithuania in order to get citizenship?

  • 18

    Do you need to live in EU/Lithuania for certain time period after receiving citizenship?

  • 19

    Can you lose your existing citizenship to take up your ancestral citizenship?

  • 20

    Will there be any name spelling changes in Lithuanian passport?

  • 21

    Are there any tax implications?

  • 22

    Will I be requested to join military service in Lithuanian army?

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