Frequently Asked Questions
1. What travel documents may be required for the flight?
Traveling to another country by plane, each passenger must have the necessary travel documents and visas (if required by the countries transit or destination).
A passport or personal identity card, which expires during the trip, will be held as invalid. Many countries require that a tourist’s passport would be valid for at least 6 months from the closing date of the travel (please note that it may be required to have a passport valid for 12 months).
Personal identity cards are valid not in all foreign countries. You may check the validity of your ID card in the country you want to go to on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.
2. Can I present my driver’s license at the airport as a personal identity document?
No. It is necessary to present a valid personal identity card or a passport.
3. What countries require visas?
A visa is a sign that a country has allowed a person to enter its territory. Visas are required to enter a country, except in those cases when a cross-border agreement on visa-free travels has been concluded between countries. You can check whether you are required to get a visa travelling to another country on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.
4. In which case, the transit visa, when changing the plane at the airport in the territory of the Russian Federation, is not required?
A foreign citizen flying with international airlines, if he/she needs to change the plane at the airport in the territory of the Russian Federation and has properly executed documents confirming the right to enter the country of destination and flight ticket with confirmed date of the departure from the transfer airport in the territory of the Russian Federation, does not need a transit visa within 24 hours from the time of arrival (if the airport has a transit area). A transit visa is necessary, if the passenger plans to leave the transit zone.