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 on in-country movement to stay in place until January 3, 2021.

The Lithuanian government provides the full list of additional restrictions in English on their Korona Stop website, available here.  You can also follow the media for any updates in your area.


The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius continues to offer very limited appointments for passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, visa and notarial services.  If you have an immediate need to travel, or other urgent need for a passport, please contact the Embassy and request an emergency passport appointment.  


Please monitor our website for the latest information about COVID-19 and our operations.

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Lithuanian media at the following: