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The submission of a Schengen Visa Applications at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Lithuania in Pretoria is suspended until further notice

Created: 2020.10.15 / Updated: 2020.10.15 18:35
    The submission of a Schengen Visa Applications at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Lithuania in Pretoria is suspended until further notice

    Lithuania has implemented recommendations by the Council of the European Union stipulating temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU and their gradual lifting https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-10095-2020-INIT/en/pdf

    By following these recommendations, entry at the Schengen external borders is restricted -

    https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/health/coronavirus-response/travel-during-coronavirus-pandemic_en

    Therefore, the submission of Schengen Visa Applications at the Consular Section of the Embassy of Lithuania in Pretoria is suspended until further notice.

    That means:

    There will be no appointments for Schengen visas until further notice.

    Currently no Schengen visa applications can be handed in, except in those cases, based on the criteria and conditions set out in the recommendation https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/08/07/lifting-of-travel-restrictions-council-reviews-the-list-of-third-countries/.

    Before making an appointment for the Schengen visa application in case of an exception, please contact the Embassy‘s Consular section at [email protected] stating the reason in details.

    Please note the important information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Lithuania / the Schengen area on

    -  https://urm.lt/default/en/important-covid19

    as well as read the requirements upon arrival from abroad

    - https://nvsc.lrv.lt/en/news/procedures-to-be-followed-upon-return-arrival-from-abroad-trebovaniia-pri-pribytii-iz-za-rubezha

     

    Appointments for National visas are resumed.

    Follow the instructions on http://za.mfa.lt/za/en/travel-and-residence/coming-to-lithuania/visas

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