A work permit must be obtained before entering Lithuania.Validity of a work permit: work permit is issued for a period of up to 2 years specifying the job (position) and the company, institution or organization where the foreigner will be employed; a foreigner who takes up seasonal employment obtains a work permit valid for up to 6 months during a single year starting from the first day of entry into Lithuania; a foreigner who comes to Lithuania for an internship or practical training receives a work permit valid for 1 year, which may be in extended in exceptional when the duration of internship or traineeship is longer and the extension is necessary to acquire qualification in a certain field.
When employer needs a work permit for an alien whose permanent place of employment is in a foreign country and the alien is sent for temporary employment in the Republic of Lithuania the following documents have to be submitted: 1. Copy of passport or a corresponding document for going to a foreign country acknowledged in the Republic of Lithuania; 3.
Local labour exchange is obliged to look for a required specialist in Lithuania for the period of one month.
If local labour exchange is unable to find a specialist with required qualification the employer is entitled to submit an application regarding the issuance of work permit for an alien that should be examined within two months from the date of receipt of the application by the Lithuanian Labour Exchange.
Description of the working position which an alien is going to take.
When employer wants to employ an alien on the basis of an individual employment contract there should be submitted: 1. Copy of passport or a corresponding document for going to a foreign country acknowledged in the Republic of Lithuania; 3.