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  • To apply for the ID card, go to your local police office or migration office
  • It will be advisable to contact first your local police or migration office before you apply to know more about the process followed in issuing the card, their office hours and documents that you needed to bring. You can the contact information below to inquire.
  • The ID card can be collected by the actual cardholder or through a representative who need to present an authorization from the cardholder and possess valid identity documents.

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Required Documents[edit]

List down the documents required for successfully completing the procedure.

1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Migration Department
No. Sapiegos. 1, LT-10312 Vilnius
Phone: (8 5) 271 7112 (reception)
Fax: (8 5) 271 8210, code 188610666
Email: [email protected]
Migration Services Branches

eID Website

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  • Citizens of Lithuania


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Citizens under the age of 16 are issued with identity cards valid for a period not exceeding 5 years.

For those aged of 16 and up, their identity cards are valid for 10 years.

Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    

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Sample Documents[edit]

Sample Identity Card - Front
Sample Identity Card - Back

To know more about the ID card see the booklet

Processing Time[edit]

Please explain the processing your application.    

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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ID cards are issued by institutions authorized by the Ministry of Interior, like local police office or migration service. For those aged 16 and under, applications are submitted by their guardians.

Required Information[edit]

The ID card bears the signature of its holder and these following information:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Personal code
  • Nationality

The identity card may also contain:

  • ID card issue date
  • Identity card company name
  • The date of expiration of the identification card
  • Identity card number

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Need for the Document[edit]

The Lithuanian Identity Card is the main identity document used to confirm the name, nationality and other personal information relating to its holder. It can be presented to identify its holder in the normal enviroment as well as in the electronic enviroment or cyberspace. Card can also be used by the its holder when travelling abroad to countries that acknowledge the use of the ID card as a valid travel document.

Issuance and use of the ID card is governed by "the Republic of Lithuania Law on Identity Cards"?

Following are procedures on how to apply for an identity card.

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

The ID card can be presented by the citizen when travelling abroad to countries that acknowledge the use of the ID card as a valid travel document.

You can also use the card to access various government e-services and sign documents electronically.

External Links[edit]

  • Electronic Identity Card Website

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Presentation about ATK issuance