Attest documents for use in Lithuania

Certify documents issued in over 100 countries for official use in Lithuania

Certify documents issued in over 100 countries for official use in Lithuania

Isarey works across multiple jurisdictions to legalize international documents so that they are valid for submission to Lithuanian authorities.

We legalize all types of official documents for use in Lithuania, including identity documents, birth and marriage certificates, criminal record certificates, academic diplomas and corporate documents.

We work locally with certification specialists, notaries, law firms and certifiedLithuaniantranslators in over 100 countries, certifying documents for use in Lithuania, including documents issued in:

Lithuania is a signatory to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents Hague Apostille ConventionExternal link (opens in new tab). This means that official documents issued in other signatory countries can be certified by an Apostille Stamp in the country where they have been issued. This stamp will generally be accepted directly by Lithuanian authorities as confirmation of the document’s authenticity without need for further certification in Lithuania.

However, documents from non-Apostille countries must be legalized by the authorities of the issuing country and then attested by the local Lithuanian embassy or consulate. This applies to documents in countries such as: AE United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates - TW TaiwanTaiwan - MY MalaysiaMalaysia - TH ThailandThailand - ZM ZambiaZambia - QA QatarQatar

European Union

Submission within the European Union
Certain documents do not require Apostilles for submission to authorities in Lithuania when they are issued in another European Union Member State (the receiving authority should accept the original or a certified copy).

When applying for certain public documents, a multilingual standard form may be requested to accompany the original. A multilingual standard form must always be issued and signed by an authority of the EU country where the public document is issued, providing a translation aid designed to help the receiving authority to understand a public document which is in a language not accepted by Lithuania.
See: EU Multilingual standard formsExternal link (opens in new tab)

Documents not requiring Apostilles for use in Lithuania include birth, death, marriage certificates, absence of a criminal record (a clean criminal record of a citizen of the issuing country), certificates of nationality and residence:
See: Regulation (EU) 2016/1191External link (opens in new tab)

Other documents, including academic certificates, still require Apostille certification and certified translation to be valid in Lithuania.

Civil status certificates (multilingual extracts from the civil status registers)
Birth, marriage and death certificates should not require Apostille Stamps for submission in Lithuania when issued in accordance with the conventions of the International Commission on Civil and Civil Status by one of following countries:
Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cape Verde, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey

If you have documents issued in Lithuania:

Isarey also certifies documents issued in Lithuania for use abroad, including Lithuanian birth, death and marriage certificates, diplomas and criminal record certificates. For further information, please see:

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Certified Translation

When documents are written in a language that is not an official language of Lithuania, then a certified translation may also be required. It is important to ensure that the certified translation is valid for use in Lithuania. Translations not done in Lithuania may require separate legalization alongside the original document.

Isarey provides document attestation services to private, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. Our presence in different jurisdictions and our local experience and expertise dealing directly with authorities and embassies in different countries means we can save you time, frustration and money, ensuring that documents are properly prepared so that they are accepted by Lithuanian authorities.

To find out about certifying documents for use in Lithuania, use our online quotation form or email us a scan or description of the documents you need to certify. We will get back to you directly with a quotation and details of how to proceed:

6 steps to certify document for use in Lithuania

  1. Upload the documents you need attested or send them to us by email.
  2. Our experts will pre-check your documents to ensure that they are eligible for Apostille certification or consular legalization in the country where they are issued, and we’ll assist you locally in preparing them if required.
  3. We’ll send you a quotation with the total cost of the process (final price including all fees, certified translation when required and courier costs) and an estimation of how long the process will take to complete.
  4. We’ll arrange a secure courier to collect your original documents (where electronic versions are not sufficient).
  5. As soon as we receive your documents, we will confirm your order and proceed with the attestation process. Where appropriate, we will arrange certified copies for the attestation process so that we can return your originals directly.
  6. We return the attested documents to you by secure international courier.

Lithuania Resources

Lithuanian news and resources: visas, business and immigration

Lithuania Visa and Immigration Resources
Lithuania - UK Foreign travel advice
This advice reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel to Lithuania.
Travelling to Lithuania for work
Check if you need a visa or permit to work in Lithuania and how to get one if you do (UK Citizens).
Living in Lithuania
Information for British citizens moving to or living in Lithuania, including guidance on residency, healthcare and driving.
Lithuania Embassies and Consulates
Lithuanian diplomatic missions abroad
Lithuanian embassies and consulates
Lithuania Doing Business
Lithuania - Country Commercial Guide
Discusses key Lithuanian economic indicators and trade statistics, which countries are dominant in the market, and other issues that affect trade.
Lithuania Visa and Immigration News
A Guide to Lithuanias Digital Nomad Visa
Positioning itself at the forefront of European innovation, as a hub for startups and a welcoming environment for all innovative-minded external settlers, makes it the ideal destination for digital nomads.
Lithuanias work visa program for non-EU nationals, job sites, employment agencies
Lithuania launched its visa program this year, granting work visas to non-European Union (EU) citizens with an opportunity to work in Europe.
Lithuania Trade and Business News
London fintechs flock to Lithuania post-Brexit
Following the UKs exit from the EU, several prominent London fintechs have announced plans to relocate or create new headquarters on the continent.... London fintechs flock to Lithuania post-Brexit
Lithuania launches own national e-residency scheme News ERR
Lithuania is to launch an e-residency scheme in January, joining Estonia in providing a service which allows, among other things, foreign nationals to set up companies registered in that country, to open bank accounts, and to taxes online.
Lithuanian Parliament adopts legislative amendments incentivizing investment in large projects
From 1 January 2021 amendments to the laws on Investment, the Legal Status of Foreigners, Zoning Planning, Land, and Employment will enter into force in Lithuania.
As the Baltics continue to lead the fintech scene, other CEE countries search for new strategies
The Baltic States have again been confirmed as the most vibrant fintech hubs in emerging Europe. According to the Global Fintech Index City Rankings, a report published by Findexable, which monitors all cities worldwide where theres a cluster or community of fintech companies, Lithuania ranks fourth globally and Estonia 10th.
Lithuania a perfect country to start a business
Global companies such as RGE Group, Albright International, Hella, Continental, and IKEA, to name but a few, have recently chosen to launch their businesses in Lithuania, one of the fastest growing countries in the EU.

The above links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; Isarey bears no responsibility for the accuracy, content or policies of external websites.

Get a Quotation for your Documents

We price each certification process individually, depending on the type and quantity of documents to be attested, the country of issue, the country of use and intended purpose, urgency, whether certified translations are required as part of the process and courier costs.

To receive a quote, you can upload your documents using our online quotation form or send us your documents by email. After reviewing your documents and requirements, we will get back to you with a quotation:

If you don’t have the documents available, just describe the documents you need to certify, and we will get back to you with an estimation of cost and delivery times.

Using our quotation form, your documents will be uploaded over a secure connection and immediately encrypted on our server. For added protection, you can upload password-protected files ( PDFExternal link (opens in new tab), Microsoft Office 365: Save a password protected document to prevent unauthorized people from opening it. Office DocumentsExternal link (opens in new tab), WinRAR Encryption Frequently asked question (FAQ) RAR foldersExternal link (opens in new tab)) and provide us with the passwords separately.

PERSONAL DATA: If your documents contain personal data belonging to people outside your household, please ensure that you are authorised to share this data before uploading your documents. If your documents contain sensitive personal data, such as biometric data, medical data or data on criminal convictions, please ensure that you indicate this when prompted, upon submitting your documents. For further information on our processing of personal data contained in uploaded documents, please see:
Privacy Policy (Customer Inquiries)

For further information on confidentiality in our handling of document content please see:
Confidentiality (Client Content)