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Receipt of asylum seekers and asylum in Lithuania

Receipt of asylum seekers and asylum system

In 2015, when Lithuania started to implement the European Union’s (EU) relocation program for asylum seekers, messages about “the first asylum seekers settled in...

Relocation/ resettlement/ legal admission of foreigners

In 2004, when Europe faced the greatest refugee crisis after World War II, a decision was made to implement measures that would help the...

Receipt and accommodation of unaccompanied minors

According to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens of the Republic of Lithuania, an unaccompanied minor alien means “an alien below the...

Legal acts

The Law on the Legal Status of Aliens No IX-2206 of The Republic of Lithuania dated 29 April 2004 (as last amended) (English...

Statistics

In 1997–2016, refugee status was granted to 398 foreigners, and 3,870 foreigners received subsidiary protection. For 1 July 2017, 279 asylum applications were submitted, including...