COVID-19 Information

Last updated: [06/13/22]

***  As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer order air passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.  Of note, CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Country-Specific Information:

  • As of 1 May 2022, travelers arriving in Lithuania are no longer subject to COVID-19 control requirements: they are no longer required to take a pre-travel COVID-19 test, even if they have not had the disease or have not been vaccinated; they are not required to complete a questionnaire of the National Public Health Centre, nor are there any restrictions on arriving to Lithuania from abroad.
  • Travelers can reach the Lithuanian government’s COVID-19 hotline by calling 1808, or via email at info@nvsc.lt. You can also contact the specialists from the National Public Health Center at the Ministry of Health at +370 618 79 984 during regular work hours, from 8:00 to 17:00. The following web pages also provide important COVID-19 information for Lithuania: https://nvsc.lrv.lt/en/ and https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/.

COVID-19 Testing

Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Lithuania approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use?  Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Lithuania for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
    PLEASE NOTE: Vaccination services in Lithuania are available to only those U.S. citizens who are residents of Lithuania and/or who are insured with compulsory health insurance or through the state budget. Vaccines are not available for U.S. citizen visitors.
  • Which vaccines are available in Lithuania?  The following vaccines are available in Lithuania: COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen [Johnson & Johnson], Comirnaty [Pfizer BioNTech], COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna, or Vaxzevria [Astra Zeneca]. Vaccination services in Lithuania are available to only those U.S. citizens who are residents of Lithuania and/or who are insured with compulsory health insurance or through the state budget. Vaccines are not available for U.S. citizen visitors.
  • Information about vaccinations for foreigners in Lithuania is available here https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/vaccination
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes.
  • As of 1 May 2022, travelers arriving in Lithuania are no longer subject to COVID-19 control requirements: they are no longer required to take a pre-travel COVID-19 test, even if they have not had the disease or have not been vaccinated; they are not required to complete a questionnaire of the National Public Health Centre, nor are there any restrictions on arriving to Lithuania from abroad.
  • PLEASE NOTE – Since there are no direct flights between the United States and Lithuania, it is the traveler’s responsibility to be informed about entry/exit requirements of the countries the traveler intends to transit on the way to/from Lithuania.
  • PLEASE NOTE – U.S. Embassy Vilnius cannot assist those travelers who are not being allowed entry into Lithuania due to a failure to comply with the entry/exit requirements imposed by the Lithuanian Government.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes.
  • For the most up to date regulations concerning arriving in Lithuania from abroad, please see here: https://nvsc.lrv.lt/en/information-on-covid-19/for-arrivals-from-abroad

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No.

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No. For situations when U.S. citizens may be required to quarantine, please see here https://koronastop.lrv.lt/en/.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes.
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes.
  • There are a number of commercial flights operating in Lithuania. Please check the Vilnius Airport webpage for more information: https://www.vilnius-airport.lt/en/. International flight options are also available from Kaunas and Palanga airports.
  • Please see our U.S. Travelers in Europe page for additional information on travel from the Schengen area.
  • Public transportation is operating in Lithuania.  As of May 1, masks are no longer required on public transportation in Lithuania; however, it is recommended that individuals wear masks in crowded and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.

Fines for Non-Compliance:

  • Since wearing masks is currently not mandatory in Lithuania, there are no fines for those individuals who are not wearing them.

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