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Last information update: July 20th

Quarantine in the entire territory of Lithuania has ended on 30 June 2021, 24:00. As of 1 July 2021, Lithuania is entering the state of national emergency (more here).

Flights to and from Lithuanian Airports will continue to operate as per schedule

Mandatory forms

It is mandatory for all travelers before arriving at Lithuanian airports to fill the National Public Health Center passenger form online available here https://keleiviams.nvsc.lt/en/form.

At the time of boarding the airline representative should check if passengers can provide the QR code confirming the filling of the form. Decision and QR code example can be found here. This decision does not apply to persons in transit by air through Lithuania.

From February 22nd it is mandatory for crew members to fill the passenger form before arrival/return to Lithuania (the decision No V-338 of the  Minister of Health is published here).

If the crew members need to leave Lithuania when the mandatory isolation period is not yet over, they need to inform National Public Health Center by filling this form - https://nvsc.lrv.lt/notification-of-departure before leaving.


Coronavirus (Covid-19) testing at the airports

Coronavirus testing facilities operated by laboratory "Rezus.lt" are avalable at Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga Airports. 

Available test types:

  • Antigen test in 20 min
  • Antigen test in 2 hrs
  • PCR test in 24-36 hrs
  • PCR test in 1.5-3 hrs

More information on the procedure and prices here: https://www.kraujolaboratorija.lt/en/flights/


Changes in affected countries list

Following the changes in the procedure for establishing the list of COVID-19-affected countries, countries will classify in three groups: 
1. countries classified as red or grey;
2. countries classified as orange (yellow);
3. countries classified as green.

Arrivals from red or grey countries will require both testing as well as self-isolation. 

Those arriving or returning from the countries classified as yellow or green will not need to self-isolate. Self-isolation will be required from those travellers from the countries classified as red and grey who have not been vaccinated with one of the COVID-19 vaccines under the full vaccination schedule, or those with the past infection. As before, other self-isolation exemptions will continue to apply. 

A COVID-19 test (PCR test or antigen test) will be mandatory for any arrivals except children under 16 years of age, the vaccinated under the full vaccination schedule, the recovered and other exemptions. 

More information for arrivals from abrod can be found on the National Public Health Center page here: nvsc.lrv.lt/en/information-on-covid-19/for-arrivals-from-abroad.

Testing for crews

The Ministry of Health of Lithuania has announced tighter requirements for carriers: all crew members (including crew members transporting passengers) who travel for the purpose of work-related functions must bring in a COVID-19 test or take a test in Lithuania if they intend to stay longer than 24 hours. More information is available here



All restrictions applied for commercial flights to / from the airports of Lithuania have been lifted as from 17 June 2020.

More information on flight permits can be found on the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration website here.


Below you can find relevant information on various topics important for operations:


Cross-border movement

Passengers from the Schengen zone can travel freely, non-Schengen passengers are required to pass border control. State Border Guard Service information regarding cross-border movements and transit can be found here. Please read it in order to avoid the denial of entry to passengers traveling to Lithuania.


Safety measures at VNO, KUN & PLQ airports

  • Hand disinfectants are available for passengers throughout the terminal building. Passengers are strongly advised to regularly wash or disinfect hands. 
  • Terminal premises, horizontal and vertical surfaces are regularly cleaned using disinfectants preventively each day. 
  • Preventive notifications are voiced over the audio system and video messages are shown on the screens at the terminal. 
  • A limited number of registration tables are in use at the same time, tables for different flights are placed at maximum distance from each other. 
  • Queue barriers are placed in front of the tables, supplemented with disinfectant and marking every 1-2 meters, also information on keeping distance is provided. 
  • When servicing arriving or departing passengers, safe distances of 1-2 meters between passengers must be maintained (considering transportation of passengers by bus as well).
  • Organic glass shields are installed on the registration, security check, and boarding tables. 
  • All staff wear PPE which is mandatory. 
  • Possibility to purchase PPE is present in the terminal building. 
  • Every second chair on the benches is marked as not to be used. 
  • Special bins are placed at the arrivals terminal for throwing away (when changing) used PPE.

Rules for the passengers traveling through Lithuanian airports

  • Only the passengers with a valid ticket or seeking to purchase a ticket are allowed into the departures terminal.
  • Only the passengers (older than 6 years) wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) are allowed into the terminal and this is always valid while in the terminal building (except when visiting airport's cafes and restaurants).

More information about health and safety measures here.


Lithuanian Airports support program for the airlines 

Lithuanian Airports offer a new additional Routes Recovery Incentive Scheme which can be found here

You can find more information about all the existing Incentive Schemes here


Official government information sources

  • Information for arrivals from abroad from the National Public Health Center can be found here.
  • Information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania can be found here.  
  • Lithuanian transport safety administration information regarding civil aviation can be found here.
  • Information about Covid-19 in Lithuania can be found here.
  • NOTAMS valid in the Vilnius FIR can be found here.
Last updated: 2021 07 20
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