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Updated information on appointments for Lithuanian Passport / ID cards

Created: 2020.11.27 / Updated: 2021.04.09 10:27
    Updated information on appointments for Lithuanian Passport / ID cards

    9 April 2021 the Consular section has updated information on the issuance of a Lithuanian passport / Identity card.

    The April and May 2021 calendars of an appointment time slots to submit the applications for Lithuanian passports / ID cards are fully booked.

    The June and July 2021 calendars for appointments will be open for registration on Friday, 14 May 2021, at 9:00 AM sharp.

    The self-registration for the appointment (-s) will take place on a first come-first served principle, until the calendar is fully booked.

    Unfortunatelly it is not possible to book a visit upon ones private request.

    The self-registration process is explained on the embassy's website http://za.mfa.lt/za/en/travel-and-residence/general-information/register-for-appointment

    The link to online calendar for visit registration is available on - https://konsreg.urm.lt/en/visit/register/za1

    Please select the following Visit type - "Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa: Services for Lithuanian citizens only: passports/ID, civil registration, consular certificates and etc."

    This is the ONLY type of visit that must be chosen ! The other three visit types are for different purposes and should not be selected !

    Attention! It is necessary to select a date on the GREEN background during registration.

    If the date is on a RED background, it means that all visit time slots for that day are already taken.

    If the date is on a GREY background, it means that the calendar for that day was not / is not open.

    Every visitor must register individually. Visitors without registration will not be serviced.

    One registered visitor will be given 30 minutes to submit documents. 

    One of registered parents may bring one child under 12 years old along without the registration.

    In case you need to bring along the other kids under 12, you need to book another appointment (in a row, if possible).

    Children above 12 years old must have their own appointments.

    Visitors are kindly asked to arrive on time.

    If you did not receive an email from “[email protected]” with the attached “pdf” - “Visitor registration card” file, it means that you have no appointment. Take a new available date and repeat the booking.

    If the time slot you've have chosen is already booked by somebody else, the attempt to book an appointment may result a blank screen or an automatic reply with an “Error message”.

    The requirements for issuing a passport and / or an Identity card are available on http://za.mfa.lt/za/en/travel-and-residence/consular-issues/lithuanian-passport-and-id-card

    The passport / ID fees are listed on http://za.mfa.lt/za/en/travel-and-residence/general-information/consular-fees

    For the period of the pandemic in South Africa, due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19, in order to avoid unexpected cancelations of the visits, the visitors calendar for the time being will only be opened for 1 (one) month ahead.

    The Embassy does not and will not accept applications for urgent issuance of a passport / ID card or upon ones private request as there is no capacity to do so given a backlog of visits caused by months of suspension of the embassy's consular activities.

    Passports are produced in Lithuania and delivered to South Africa once a month only.

    It usually takes from 1.5 to 2 months to collect a passport / ID card from the day of submission of the documents to the Consular section.

    Upon the Embassy receiving the issued passport/ID card, the Embassy will inform each holder of the passport / ID by e-mail and provide a link to the registration calendar for the document’s collection.

    All visitors must wear protective mask upon their arrival to the Consular section's premisses.

    No protective mask, no entry! Hand disinfectant will be available at the entrance.

    USEFUL RESOURCES:

    COVID-19 South African Online Resource & News Portal https://sacoronavirus.co.za
    National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD, South Africa) https://www.nicd.ac.za
    National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS, South Africa) https://www.nhls.ac.za 
    World Health Organization (WHO) https://www.who.int
    COVID-19 Free Website https://coronavirus.datafree.co
    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov
    COVID-19 Hotline Number (South Africa) 0800 029 999
    COVID-19 WhatsApp Number (South Africa) 0600 12 3456 

    Stay safe !

    Consular Section of the Embassy of Lithuania to the
    Republic of South Africa
    235 Grosvenor St., Hatfield
    Pretoria 0028
    [email protected] | http: //za.mfa.lt
    +27 12 760 9000

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