International agreements

Bilateral Agreements

The List of International Agreements of the Republic of Lithuania on Social Security

 

State

Signed

Effective as of

Notes

Estonia (lt

2007 08 24

2008 10 01

 On taking account of insurance periods of the former USSR

Latvia (enlt)

2012 05 16

2013 04 01

On taking account of insurance periods of the former USSR

Belarus (lt)

1999 02 04

1999 12 15

Applicable to all payments. Includes a provision on pension payments to foreign countries.

Ukraine (lt)

2001 04 23

2002 02 08

Applicable to all payments. Includes a provision on pension payments to foreign countries.

Russia (lt)

1999 06 29

2001 05 29

Applied to pensions, excluding their payment to foreign countries.

USA

Diplomatic notes (2003 01 07, 2003 01 17)

2003 01 17

Concerning the U.S. Social Security benefits for Lithuanian citizens residing in Lithuania

Canada (enfr)

2005 07 05

2006 11 01

Applied to pensions. Includes a provision on pension payments to foreign countries.

The Czech Republic*

1999 05 27

2000 08 01

Applicable to all payments. Includes a provision on pension payments to foreign countries.

Poland*

1992 06 02

1992 06 02

Includes a provision on the export procedure of allocated pensions.

The Netherlands*

2002 12 12

2004 08 01 

Includes a provision on the procedure of payments of social security payments to foreign countries.

Moldova

 2014 10 01

 2015 10 04

Includes a provision on pension payments to foreign countries and applicable legislation.

 

after Lithuania joined the EU (on 2004 05 01), direct application of the Regulations on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the Community, started, and International Agreements on social security with Estonia, Check Republic, Finland, Latvia, the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Poland are actually no longer appliedin practicewhile granting new benefits (however, the above international agreements are followed in disbursing benefit payments to individuals to whom such benefits were awarded before Lithuania’s membership in the EU).

 

The List of International Agreements of the Republic of Lithuania on Migrant Employees

 

State

Signed

Effective as of

Notes

Ukraine (lt)

1995 03 28

1995 09 01

Agreement on mutual employment of citizens. Working permits required.

Russia (lt)

1999 06 29

2000 01 05

Agreement on mutual employment of citizens. Working permits required.

 

 

The List of International Agreements of the Republic of Lithuania on Youth Exchange

 

State

Signed

Effective as of

Notes

Poland (lt)

 1997 02 14 

 1997 12 01

 

Poland (lt)

 2007 06 01

 2007 09 07

 

Canada (enfrlt)

 2009 11 19

 2010 10 01

 

Ukraine (ltru)

 2015 08 28

 2015 12 30

 

New Zeland (lten)

 2015 10 01

 2017 01 01

 

 
Last updated: 03-01-2018