Which ministry has overall responsibility?
The Ministry of the Interior is responsible for public security, public administration, civil service, physical culture and sports, migration, safety of information technologies, local authorities and regional policy.
State Border Guard Service
Are there other ministries involved?
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
The Ministry of Social Security and Labour is responsible for economic migration policy. It also adopts and implements social security and labour policy. It aims to create opportunities for qualitative employment and to ensure social safety, family welfare and social cohesion. The ministry is also responsible for social integration of people who have received asylum in Lithuania.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for Lithuanian foreign policy.
Diplomatic missions abroad
Ministry of Economy and Innovation
The Ministry of Economy's goal is to develop a positive legal and economic environment for economic development, investment in human capital and to ensure public welfare and employment.
What are the implementing agencies?
Invest Lithuania and Enterprise Lithuania, under the direction of the Ministry of Economy, are responsible for implementing state policy related to business and investments.
Are there general immigration policy papers?
Lithuanian Immigration Policy Guidelines No. 79 (22 January 2014)
Are there impact assessments, studies and reports available?
What is the key legislation?
Law on the Legal Status of Aliens, No. IX-2206, 29 April 2004 (Law on Aliens).
What are the national scientific research and statistical offices on immigration?