Startup Employee Visa is a migration procedure designed to facilitate attracting highly skilled workers from third countries to Lithuanian companies that create high added value and have great technological potential (start-ups). The purpose of the measure is to promote attracting, retaining, and integrating foreign talents in Lithuania. This program also aims to create a business environment that is favorable to innovative activities and developing a start-up ecosystem in Lithuania.
This procedure is open to all Lithuanian startups that:
The process of this program is as follows:
Here’s how to book a meeting: Migracija.lt -> For foreigners (choose your citizenship) -> I want to get a residence permit in Lithuania -> I want to receive a temporary residence permit -> Work -> (Regular qualification) I intend to work under an employment contract, my profession is not..; -> (High qualification) I am a high qualified employee (professional activity is not regulated and the decision of Employment service is needed.); -> (Scarce profession) I am a high qualified employee (professional activity is not regulated and the decision of Employment service is not needed.; And apply for a permit.
If you’re hiring a worker who is either Temporary or Works Remotely or is not a worker but an Intern, then you don’t need to post a job ad on Lithuania’s Labor Exchange website. You can skip step 1.
For a broader description, list of necessary documents and related questions reach out to email@example.com.