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What documents do I need to work in this country?

You can start working:

  • if you have a biometric passport, you can start working immediately. You do not need a work permit;
  • if you do not have a biometric passport, you will be able to start working after registering with the Migration Department (department or registration center). You do not need a work permit.

Information on labour relations is provided by the State Labour Inspectorate under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour. All relevant information is available on the website mceclip0.png.

If you have any questions regarding the terms and provisions of your employment contract, remuneration, health and safety or any other employment-related issues, contacts:

  • for advice by phone (8 5) 213 9772 (for international calls +370 5 213 9772);
  • by e-mail: info@vdi.lt;
  • by private message on Facebook (State Labour Inspectorate);
  • mobile app ลฝINOK TEISES (Eng. Know Your Rights);
  • in person at the Institution's territorial divisions (contact www.vdi.lt/Personalas mceclip0.png).

Register and ask questions at the Employment Service, tel.: +370 661 10885, 1883 or email info@uzt.lt, also:

  • +370 658 26 755 Vilnius
  • +370 658 25 471 Kaunas
  • +370 672 28 204 Jonava
  • +370 618 07 602 Alytus
  • +370 658 24 346 Klaipฤ—da
  • +370 610 38 727 Panevฤ—ลพys
  • +370 616 46 608 ล iauliai
  • +370 614 00 179 Marijampolฤ—

For more information, visit: www.uzt.lt/ua mceclip0.png.

Where can I search for a job?

There are specialised websites which already offer Ukrainian-tailored job opportunities in Vilnius (and in other cities). You can download Scobo app mceclip0.png or check cvbankas.lt mceclip0.png, cv.lt mceclip0.png, for job opportunities which do not require Lithuanian/English language. If you provide maintenance, home repair, cleaning, plumbing or other services, check out Discontract platform mceclip0.png or mobile app mceclip0.png which connects consumers with service providers.

Lithuanias most popular job search websites are listed here mceclip0.png.

You can also address the Lithuanian Employment Service and ask for their advice (phone: 1883 or e-mail info@uzt.lt).

Regarding employment issues, citizens of Ukraine, after completing the relevant documents, can apply to the Employment Center located in Vilnius (Zirmunu 139 a). Contact - Vaida Navickiene +370 700 79068.

  • +370 658 26 755 in Vilnius
  • +370 374 09 882 in Kaunas
  • +370 672 28 204 in Jonava
  • +370 672 98 949 in Alytus
  • +370 658 24 346 in Klaipeda
  • +370 610 38 727 in Paneveฬ‡zฬŒys
  • +370 616 46 608 in Siauliai
  • +370 607 54955 in Marijampoleฬ‡
Are there any services available to help me find a job?

There are specialised websites which already offer Ukrainian-tailored job opportunities in Vilnius (and in other cities). You can download Scobo app mceclip0.png or check cvbankas.lt mceclip0.png, cv.lt mceclip0.png, for job opportunities which do not require Lithuanian/English language. If you provide maintenance, home repair, cleaning, plumbing or other services, check out Discontract platform mceclip0.png or mobile app mceclip0.png which connects consumers with service providers.

Lithuanias most popular job search websites are listed here mceclip0.png.

You can search for jobs with the Lithuanian Employment Service. The contact in Vilnius branch is Vaida Navickienฤ— (vaida.navickiene@uzt.lt, +370 700 79068). The employment of refugees throughout Lithuania is supervised by Arnoldas Zdaneviฤius (arnoldas.zdanevicius@uzt.lt).

You can also address the Lithuanian Employment Service and ask for their advice (phone: 1883 or e-mail info@uzt.lt).

Are there any diploma and professional equivalence programs? How and where do I apply?

The person should contact the employer. The employer will decide, in accordance with his own procedure, on the suitability of the person and of his or her qualification for the job (for example, through staff selection interview, test, etc.).

If the employer will need information about the academic value of the qualification obtained abroad and about its comparability to Lithuanian qualifications, the employer will apply to the Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC mceclip0.png) for advice.

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