The only thing you’ll need is your ID card or passport.
Business set up guide
Wondering how Lithuania can help you achieve your business goals and hit your targets? You’ll find all you need to know here.
Get a quick breakdown of what makes Lithuania ready for your business.
International companies that are already here name talent, infrastructure, cost competitiveness and an unparalleled work-life balance as key advantages Lithuania has to offer. Praised for digital skills and gender equality at work, Lithuania is one of Europe’s leaders when it comes to jobs created by FDI projects.
Optimal conditions for your growth
The Lithuanian tax system is simple and has a range of incentives for large-scale investors and those willing to conduct R&D activities. Here’s the main figures you need to know:
(EUR, excl. VAT)
Electricity priceSource: Source: Eurostat, 2022 H2, Range of electricity costs for non-household consumers
Gas priceSource: Eurostat, 2022 H2, Range of gas costs for non-household consumers
Cold drinking water priceSource: Average tariff of 3 largest cities for industrial consumers, 2023
Hot drinking water priceSource: Average tariff of 3 largest cities for industrial consumers, 2023
Lithuania is waiting for you! Moving to Lithuania is a straightforward process.
Here are the basic procedures explained in simple terms:
Stay up to 90 days
Stay longer than 90 days (up to a maximum of 5 years)
You will need:
- A completed application form
- Your passport or ID card
- An employment contract – a letter from a Lithuania-based employer, confirming that you will be working for them or documents confirming that you are the (co-)owner of a Lithuania-based enterprise
- A declaration of your place of residence
Get a Schengen Visa (C)
A Schengen Visa allows you to stay in Lithuania for a total period of 90 days. A Schengen Visa is relatively easy and quick to get.
More information on the application procedure can be found here:
Get an EU Blue Card
What is the EU Blue Card?
- A residence and work permit for highly-skilled non-EU citizens.
- It will be valid for up to 3 years, and it can be extended for up to 3 years also.
- You will have the right to bring family members.
- You will become eligible for permanent residence after 5 years.
You will find more information on the EU Blue card and the application procedure here:
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Invest Lithuania partners with clients to help deliver a soft landing and years of further growth. We’ll take care of the details while you get on with your business. We provide all the information, connections and assistance you need – from site visits to hiring your first employee.