Law on Citizenship


Lithuania could legalise dual citizenship by scrapping 1990 dividing line - Seimas' speaker
2017 m. balandžio 19 d. 16:46
Amendments to Lithuania's Law on Citizenship will be submitted to the parliament for approval, but the wording may be changed in the course of debates by scrapping...
President calls on MPs not 'to bulldoze over' Constitution on dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 16:26
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday called on members of the Seimas to...
Seimas speaker expects Constitutional Court to revise opinion on citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 12 d. 11:28
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis has expressed hope for the Constitutional Court to revise its doctrine and to allow broader dual...
Seimas speaker sees law amendments as only way to broaden dual citizenship
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 13:39
Viktoras Pranckietis , the speaker of the Seimas, sees amendments to the Law on Citizenship as the only possible way of broadening dual citizenship and expects that...
PM, president differ on initiative to broaden dual citizenship by law
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 11:26
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis sees a proposed bill to broaden dual citizenship as the...
Litvaks will be able to gain Lithuanian citizenship with new Seimas amendment
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 13:27
The Lithuanian parliament ( Seimas ) on Thursday passed amendments to the Law on...
Seimas commission to discuss dual citizenship referendum
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 08:43
The Seimas and Global Lithuanian's Commission will be meeting in the Seimas from Tuesday until Friday to discuss the opportunity to hold a mandatory referendum on...
Lithuanian MPs want to amend citizenship law amid Litvak complaints
2016 m. gegužės 12 d. 09:16
As the Migration Department and courts have been rejecting citizenship applications from Jews of Lithuanian origin, lawmakers are determined to amend the Law on...
President signs citizenship amendments into law
2016 m. sausio 6 d. 11:07
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has signed amendments to the Law on Citizenship,...
Lithuanians born abroad to be allowed dual citizenship  (1)
2015 m. lapkričio 19 d. 12:28
The Lithuanian parliament has endorsed a bill allowing Lithuanians who are born abroad to...
Lithuanian parliament votes to extend dual citizenship  (1)
2015 m. lapkričio 6 d. 11:08
Lithuania's parliament, the Seimas, voted on Thursday in favour of legal amendments that...
Ukraine's economy minister keeps Lithuanian citizenship
2015 m. rugsėjo 8 d. 12:27
Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavičius has retained his Lithuanian citizenship, although the law says that citizenship is lost when...
Sociologist: Demonising Lithuania's ethnic minorities is unfair and counter-productive
2015 m. birželio 2 d. 08:29
Russia 's aggression in Ukraine has exposed Lithuania's sloppiness in dealing with its own ethnic minorities. Research shows that, amidst media craze about the war in...
Former Constitutional Court judge: Lithuania can consider allowing dual citizenship
2014 m. lapkričio 22 d. 15:44
The Lithuanian parliament has begun debates on amendments to the Law on Citizenship proposed...
Opposition leader Kubilius sceptical about dual citizenship referendum  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 17 d. 14:32
Lithuanian parliament's opposition leader Andrius Kubilius of the conservatives is...
Lithuanian parliament lawyers criticize president's dual citizenship amendments  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 11 d. 13:27
Lawyers at the Lithuanian Seimas say that President Dalia Grybauskaitė 's amendments on...
Lithuanian MP says referendum is needed to resolve dual citizenship issue
2014 m. lapkričio 4 d. 16:20
Chair of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence, Artūras Paulauskas , believes that amendments to the Law on Citizenship proposed by the president...
Lithuanian leadership eager to prevent Ilgauskas from losing citizenship
2014 m. lapkričio 4 d. 12:20
After news broke that basketball player Žydrūnas Ilgauskas would lose his Lithuanian passport after accepting US citizenship, Lithuanian leaders are eager to avoid...