Lithuania's law on dual citizenship for merits comes into force

  • 2016-07-02
  • BNS/TBT STAFF/VILNIUS
Amendments to Lithuania's Citizenship Law that allow dual citizenship for outstanding merits to the state came into force on Friday. The amendments, adopted six months ago, allow a person with outstanding merits to the state who lost his or her Lithuanian citizenship to regain it without being required to renounce his or her citizenship of another state. A final decision regarding the restoration of Lithuanian citizenship to a person will be made by President Dalia Grybauskaite, who initiated these amendments last November following media reports th...
 
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