Lithuania visa application in nigeria

How to Apply For Lithuania Visitor Visa in Nigeria

You can apply for Lithuania visitor visa in Nigeria with ease. This may surprise you, considering that the Lithuanian embassy is not in Nigeria, but there are only a few steps to take.

Lithuania is a Schengen country, bordered by Poland, Latvia and Belarus. It was part of the Soviet Union which broke in 1991. And while Lithuania could be among the least popular destinations for the average Nigerian traveller, many Nigerians visit Lithuania yearly.

So, if you need to visit a family or friend in Lithuania, you should use this guide to apply for Lithuania visitor visa in Nigeria.

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What is Lithuania Visitor Visa?

Whether Lithuania visitor visa or Lithuania visit visa, this visa refer to the same thing. The Lithuanian immigration authorities issue the visitor visa to a traveller who intends to visit under three months. This visa is also known as Lithuania Schengen visa type C – a short stay visa category.

As its name implies, the Lithuania visitor visa is meant for visiting a relative or friend in Lithuania. Therefore, it warrants that you get an invitation letter from a host in Lithuania. You would find more on this shortly.

Should you apply for Lithuania visitor visa in Nigeria and procure it, you do not have the permit to visit Lithuania. You also have the right enter the rest of the Schengen members of state, including France, Portugal, Belgium and Germany.

There are basically two types of Lithuania visitor visa: multiple entry and single entry. Multiple entry visa gives you the opportunity to visit Lithuania as many time as you want within three months. While you can only visit once with the single entry.

You should note that you cannot work or study (except within three months) in Lithuania with the visitor visa. If you would like to study in Lithuania, see how to get Lithuania student visa from Nigeria here.


What are Lithuania Visitor Visa Requirements for Nigerian Citizens?

Lithuania visitor visa requirements for Nigerian citizens are documents that qualify you for the Lithuanian visa. These documents display your financial capabilities, your social ties to Nigeria, your career or vocation, and so on.

1- Valid International Passport

Your travel document (international passport) should be valid, three months beyond your intended exit date from Lithuania.


2- Passport Photograph

The standard passport photograph when applying for Lithuania visitor visa in Nigeria is 3.5cm by 4.5cm.Also, your picture should have a bright background.


3- Visa Application Form and Compulsory Questionnaire

This form is online and managed by the French authorities (the handlers of the Lithuanian application in Nigeria). Fill the form completely, download and print out. If you need assistance with the filling of this form, click here.


4- Invitation

Your invitation letter should contain state your relationship with the inviting party; your intending entry and exit dates.


5- Coloured Copies of Previous Visas

If you have been previously issued visas but these visas are on your expired passport, you can make copies of these visas. However, you need not make copies if your previous visas are on your current passport.


6- Employment Letter


7- Introduction Letter from Office

This letter should state your job duties, leave period and expected resumption date at work. More importantly, it should indicate that your employer is aware of your visit to Lithuania.


8- Copy of Company Registration Documents

This is relevant to applicants with their own business. If you own your company, you should submit this document.


9- Copy of Marriage Certificate

If you are married, you should submit a copy of marriage certificate


10 – Copy of Birth Certificate of Children

You should submit a copy of your children’s birth certificate if you are married.


11 – Bank Statement

This document should contain the stamp and signature of bank and bank official. The bank statement should be for the previous three months and must not be older than two weeks.


12 – Flight Reservation

Your flight reservation should contain your unique code, as well as, entry and exit dates.


13- Insurance Certificate

Your insurance should worth 30,000 Euros. This is the standard for any Schengen visa application. Click here to order your insurance and get it under 15 minutes.


14 – Cover Letter/Itinerary

Your cover letter is a medium for speaking to the consular officer about your plans when visiting Lithuania. Since there is no interview, this document can go a long way to convince the consular officer that you deserve the visa. You might need an assistance for drafting a good cover letter. Click here for help.


15 – Other Documents

These include your property documents, copy of a EU or EEA family member and other documents to help you convince the consular officer of your financial stability.


How to Apply for Lithuania Visitor Visas in Nigeria: Step By Step

You must have compiled your supporting documents before you start with your application.  There is no such thing as Lithuania online visa application. You can only fill your application form online then visit the Vfs Global office for submission. Go through the following steps to apply for Lithuania Visitor Visa in Nigeria:


1- Gather Your Documents:

Ensure that all the supporting documents are ready for submission. Your application form should contain correct information. In the case where you have no one to invite you, you will need a valid hotel booking as proof of accommodation arrangement. Your hotel booking should be valid and should be verifiable if the embassy calls the hotel. Here is a solution for the hotel booking: Read our Hotel Reservation + Flight Reservation for visa application post


2- Submit Your Application:

To submit your application, visit the Vfs Global office at either of the offices below:

Lagos: VFS Global, Manor House, Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way, (Opposite Treasure Garden Estate, 3rd Roundabout, Lekki-Epe Expressway) Lekki Phase I, Lagos.

Abuja: VFS Global France Visa Application Centre, Sterling Bank Plaza, 3rd Floor, Plot 1083 Mohammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja


3- Track Your Application Online:

You can monitor the progress of your application. Click here to do this.


4- Collect Your Passport

Once your passport is ready for pickup, the Vfs Global office would contact you.


How to Apply for Lithuania Visitor Visas in Nigeria: FAQs


Which Embassy is Representing Lithuania in Nigeria?

The French embassy represents Lithuania in Nigeria. Therefore, you can apply for Lithuania short-stay visas through the French embassy in Nigeria.


How Much is Lithuania Visa Fee in Nigeria?

Lithuania visa fee in Nigerian naira is NGN 35,306. You can only pay this amount in cash at the visa application centre (controlled by Vfs Global for the French immigration authorities). For more information, click here


How Long Does Lithuania Visitor Visa Take in Nigeria?

The Lithuanian visitor visa application in Nigeria takes about three to four weeks. However, the embassy advises that you submit your application early (one month before travel date). But not too early (not earlier than ten weeks before travel date).



When you want to apply for Lithuania visitor visa in Nigeria, note that you have to give your biometrics (thumb print and passport photograph) at the VAC. Therefore, nobody can apply on your behalf. Also, address all letters to the Lithuanian embassy and not the French embassy or Vfs Global.

If you have not taken our free visa eligibility test, we advise you take the test now in order to properly plan your application.


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2019-03-28T10:35:05+00:00May 4th, 2016|Visa Application|6 Comments


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  3. adesola March 15, 2017 at 11:47 am - Reply

    i want to submit visa application for luthunai visa in lagos .i need address of d embassy that i wil go to submir

    • Adeniyi Sheriff March 16, 2017 at 4:56 pm - Reply

      Lithuania doesn’t have an embassy in Nigeria. french embassy are responsible for processing of Lithuania visa in Nigeria. For student, you are required to go to travel to Lithuania embassy in either Egypt or India for your visa application.

  4. Victor May 22, 2018 at 9:30 pm - Reply

    How do I apply for a study visa… How do I contact you..

  5. Prince November 1, 2018 at 1:38 pm - Reply

    Please I’m not in Nigeria can I fill the form and sent it to you via DHL of any post Office? Secondly how much is the minimum required in my account statement?

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