Employment

1. Sign an Employment Contract at VU
2. Taxation
3. Work permit 
If you intend to work in Lithuania on work contract, you must obtain a permit to work in Lithuania before applying for a residence permit.

Vilnius university will handle the documents necessary to obtain a work permit (work permits for foreign residents are issued by Employment Service Under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour https://uzt.lt/en/ ).

Usually, the application of an employer for the issuance of a work permit to a foreign resident are analysed and processed within 2 months. A work permit is issued for no longer than 2 years and indicates the particular company/institution that the foreign resident will work at.

Work and residence permits in Lithuania will automatically become void upon termination of the employment contract with the employer who obtained a permit for the resident to work in Lithuania.

4. Terms of Employment (Working hours, holidays, safety&health at work etc.)

Source & updated information:
The State Social Insurance Fund https://www.sodra.lt/en/
Employment Service Under the Ministry of Social Security and Labour https://uzt.lt/en/
State Tax Inspectorate (VMI) https://www.vmi.lt/index.jsp?lang=en
State Labour Inspecorate www.vdi.lt  

 

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