name spelling

Polish foreign minister urges Lithuania to solve name-spelling issues

Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz on Thursday called on Lithuania to allow the original spelling of the names of local Poles in their passports.

Seimas speaker pledges to include name-spelling issue into fall agenda

Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis has pledged to include bills on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names in personal documents using...

Court orders Vilnius authorities to issue marriage certificate with "W" in women's surname

A Vilnius court on Monday ordered the Lithuanian capital's municipality to issue a marriage certificate to a Lithuanian woman married to a UK citizen, in...

Seimas speaker sees efforts to stall decisions on non-Lithuanian names in passports

Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis stated on Monday he saw efforts at the parliament to derail the adoption of the laws that would...

Court orders, for 1st time, spelling name with 'q' on main page of Lithuanian passport

The Vilnius Regional Administrative court has for the first time ordered that a foreign surname be spelt with a letter that does not exist in the...