Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Legal and administrative framework

Lithuania

 There is no legal basis for resettlement. The Law on the Legal Status of Aliens (No IX-2206 of 2004) regulates the entry and stay of aliens in Lithuania.

Laws

* Law on the Legal Status of Aliens (No IX-2206 of 2004)

Abstract

The Law on the Legal Status of Aliens of the Republic of Lithuania, dated 29 April 2004, was last amended on the 8 December 2011 (No XI-1786).

Files attached to this content:

Law on the Legal Status of Aliens (No IX-2206 of 2004) in Lithuanian

Law on the Legal Status of Aliens (No IX-2206 of 2004) in English

Lithuania snapshot

Size: 65,000 km2

Population: 3.3 million

Year of EU Entry: 2004

In the Schengen Area: Yes

Protection Status Granted: 95 (2011)

Resettlement Scheme: No

Resettled Refugees: 0

Source: The information about the size, population, in the Schengen area, and year of EU entry is taken from europa.eu.