Travel to Vilnius

COVID-19 information for travellers

*Please keep in mind that entry requirements might change rapidly. For up-to-date entry requirements, please visit https://nvsc.lrv.lt/

Coming to Lithuania from Germany:

Travellers coming to Lithuania from Germany are not required to self-isolate.

Don’t forget to fill out the electronic questionnaire prior to entering Lithuania, no earlier than 48 hours before the start of your trip. You will need to show your confirmation (QR code) to the carrier when boarding the plane/train/bus, and those travelling with their own vehicle will have to show their confirmation to NPHC staff or other officers at the border or passenger checkpoint.

A COVID-19 test is mandatory. Travellers must take a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of entering Lithuania (with a negative result), or an antigen test (with a negative result), which must be taken within 48 hours before entering Lithuania. Those vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from requiring a test. For a full list of exemptions, please read here.

If you’re entering Lithuania with your own means of transport, you will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of entering the country or register to take a test in Lithuania within 24 hours of arrival.


Returning to Germany from Lithuania:

Travellers do not need to self-isolate upon returning to Germany

If you’re flying to Germany, you will need a negative COVID-19 test, unless you have proof of vaccination or recovery. A PCR test must be taken no more than 72 hours before entering Germany, or an antigen test must be taken no more than 48 hours before entering Germany (with a negative result). Find all the related information here.

You can choose from the list of private laboratories in Lithuania that carry out the required COVID-19 tests. Travellers can also take COVID-19 tests at Vilnius International Airport.

Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 should be presented in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish in digital or paper format. Please check eligible vaccines and vaccination periods here.

If you enter Germany by any means of transport other than air travel (i.e. by car or ferry), you do not need to provide a COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination.

Entry requirements might change rapidly. For up-to-date entry requirements for Germany, please visit  https://www.bundesgesundheitsministerium.de/coronavirus/current-information-for-travellers.html or https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/coronavirus/2317268.

Preventive measures related to COVID-19 may vary between German federal states, so those travelling to Germany are recommended to follow the decisions of the applicable federal states. Read more.


Visiting Lithuania from the United Kingdom:

Travellers coming to Lithuania from the United Kingdomwho have been fully vaccinated with an NHS vaccine are not required to self-isolate. Read more.

Don’t forget to fill out the electronic questionnaire prior to entering Lithuania, no earlier than 48 hours before the start of your trip. You will need to show your confirmation (QR code) to the carrier when boarding the plane/train/bus, and those travelling with their own vehicle will have to show their confirmation to NPHC staff or other officers at the border or passenger checkpoint. 

A COVID-19 test is mandatory. Travellers must take a COVID-19 PCR test 72 hours before entering Lithuania (with a negative result), and antigen tests (with negative results) must be taken within 48 hours before entering Lithuania. Those vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from requiring a test. For a full list of exemptions and the required documents, please see: https://nvsc.lrv.lt.

If you’re entering Lithuania with your own mean of transport, you will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before entering the country or register to take a test in Lithuania within 24 hours of arrival.

Returning to the United Kingdom from Lithuania:

Lithuania is on the list of amber countries. As of 4am, Monday 19 July, people covered by the amber list rules who have been fully vaccinated with an NHS vaccine do not need to quarantine or take a COVID-19 test on day 8 upon arrival in England. For further information, please read here.

Until 19 July, you must adhere to the following rules, even if you have been vaccinated.

You must complete an online passenger locator form within the 48 hours of arriving in the UK. 

Taking a COVID-19 test is mandatory for everyone within 72 hours before entry to the UK. You can choose from the list of private laboratories in Lithuania that carry out the required COVID-19 tests.

Travellers can also take COVID-19 tests at Vilnius International Airport

If you arrive in England without proof that you tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 before arrival, you could be fined up to £500.

Before travelling to the United Kingdom, you must also book and pay for day two and day eight COVID-19 tests, to be taken after arrival in England. You can find more information about it here.

Preventive measures related to COVID-19 may vary; please check your destination requirements:

Travelling to Ireland

Travelling to Northern Ireland

Travelling to Scotland

Travelling to Wales

Travelling to the Isle of man

Travelling to Jersey

Travelling to Guernsey

Travelling to Sark

The entry requirements might change rapidly. For entry requirements to the United Kingdom please check https://www.gov.uk/ .


*Please keep in mind that entry requirements might change rapidly. For up-to-date entry requirements, please visit https://nvsc.lrv.lt/.

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