Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Event: U.S. Embassy Vilnius has received information that there will be a large demonstration (7,000 – 10,000 participants) on Friday, September 10, organized by the Lithuanian Family Movement, from approximately 10:30 am to 4:00 pm, in Cathedral Square in Vilnius.  There are potential plans for the group to march from the Cathedral Square via Gedimino Avenue …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Lithuania – Travel Advisory Level lowered from Level 4 to a Level 3 – Reconsider Travel to Lithuania due to COVID-19.    Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel.   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice  for Lithuania due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. There are restrictions in place …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Location: Lithuania Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021. You qualify for this …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Location:  Throughout Lithuania   Event:  Message to U.S. citizens regarding additional COVID-19 restrictions The Lithuanian government announced additional restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 effective Wednesday, December 16, including the closure of schools, retail stores with limited exceptions, and the restriction of movement within the country.  The majority of the measures are to remain in place until January 31, with the restrictions …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania October 23, 2020 Location:  U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania Event:  A demonstration in support of President Trump is planned on Saturday, October 24th from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in front of U.S. Embassy Vilnius.  The event is expected to include up to 15 people.  The U.S. Embassy’s Regional …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania June 5, 2020

Locations:  Cathedral Square, Vilniaus Rotuse, Gedimino st, Basanaviciaus st. and front of the Embassy. Event:  Demonstrations expected to take place today June 5 beginning at 4 pm.  Multiple groups intend to protest over police violence and racism.  Online reports state that there may be over 1,000 participants. Host nation law enforcement have notified the U.S. Embassy of multiple …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Vilnius (April 13, 2020)

Location:  Lithuania Events: Charter Flight planned for April 17 The charter flight from Vilnius to Amsterdam (April 17) is in the final stages of planning.  We expect to release the details tomorrow. As this is a charter, there will be a committment form to fill out that will guarantee payment of 300 Euros. If you are interested, the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius

Location:  Lithuania Event: We ask that all Americans please sign up for our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at https://step.state.gov/ . This allows you to receive updates from us via email.  U.S. Embassy Vilnius has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please write or call ( consec@state.gov  ; +370-5-266-5600 during working hours …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius

Location:  Lithuania Event: -The Government of Lithuania (GOL) has extended the nation-wide quarantine to April 13, 2020. The transit period for citizens of other countries to return home has been extended.  Visit the GOL COVID-19 website ( Ministry of Foreign Affairs webpage ) for updated information. -We ask that all Americans please sign up for our Smart Traveler Enrollment Program …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania (March 16, 2020) Location: Lithuania Event: The Government of Lithuania has implemented measures to combat the spread of COVID19.  It has declared the country under quarantine until March 30. Entry to Lithuania is closed to all except Lithuanian citizens, residents, and those involved in commercial and/or international transportation of …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania

Location: Lithuania Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Alert Message for U.S. Citizens: Protest

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that today started at 1600 there is a scheduled protest at the Seimas (Lithuanian parliament) building (53 Gedimino prospektas). According to some reports, more than 9,000 people plan on participating.  Due to the large number of people participating in the event there will be street closures between Gedimino and …

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