You can enter, reside and work in the Republic of Cyprus as an intra-corporate transferee if you are a manager, specialist or trainee employee. The definitions and conditions of admission are governed by the EU Directive on intra-corporate transfer (Articles 3 and 5 of Directive 2014/66/EU). If you fulfil the conditions, you will be issued an intra-Corporate Transferee permit.
Please note that before being transferred from a company branch located outside of the EU to a branch in Lithuania you must have been employed by that company for a certain time period: if you are a manager for 6 months; a specialist for 6 months; a trainee for 3 months.
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If conditions for issuing a temporary residence permit have changed and you are no longer eligible for the temporary residence permit, you must leave the Republic of Lithuania and your temporary residence permit will be revoked. However, if you express a wish to reside in the Republic of Lithuania, you may be granted temporary residence permit on other grounds. In this case, you need to apply for a new temporary residence permit.
Your family members have the right to apply for a temporary residence permit. Family members include: spouse, registered partner, unmarried and dependent minor children, your dependent parents if you have retained them for at least 1 year and they cannot benefit from other family members living abroad.
Your family members can apply for a temporary residence permit at the same time as you. They will be issued a temporary residence permit for the same period as your temporary residence permit.
Your family members must fill in the application for a temporary residence permit, pay the state fee and submit the documents, listed in the section Family members – Documents required.
Your family members are entitled to work in the Republic of Lithuania during the period of validity of the temporary residence permit. They are exempt from the obligation to obtain a work permit.
A person with an ICT permit benefits from equal treatment with nationals of Lithuania in what regards freedom of association; recognition of diplomas and professional qualifications; provisions regarding social security (with conditions); access to goods and services (with exceptions).
Upon the fulfilment of certain conditions you can, on the basis of an ICT permit issued in one EU country, work in other EU countries if the entity where you will work belong to the same company. If the duration of your mobility is shorter than 90 days during a 180-day period you are subject to short-term mobility rules. If the duration of the mobility is longer than 90 days, you are instead subject to long-term mobility rules.
The following procedures apply if you have an ICT permit in an EU Member State and intend to move and work in Lithuania.