Points of Single Contact: assistance to those wishing to develop business in Lithuania

2020-09-30
Points of Single Contact: assistance to those wishing to develop business in Lithuania

There are 4 Contact Points operating in Lithuania: of services, products, construction products and regulated professions. They are intended:

  • to help companies or individuals from another country to establish a business in Lithuania;
  • to simplify the procedures of obtaining permits and licenses for service providers;
  • to provide full information on the requirements that apply to the activities pursued by them;
  • to ensure access by entrepreneurs to specific national rules intended for those wishing to supply products not regulated by the EU to the Lithuanian market.

Services contact point. Advises business on necessary permits and licenses required to provide certain services in Lithuania. Useful memos for various business areas can be found in the Services contact point. They present information on the issuing procedures of permits and licenses required for business, about documents to be submitted as well as about taxes, and other information that will help start a business. Response to individual inquiries is provided within 5 working days.

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Product contact point. Anyone applying to this contact point may obtain advise and find all necessary information about Lithuanian national legislation applicable to products, the principle of mutual recognition, CE marking, requirements as are prescribed for the packaging of goods, and protection of intellectual property. Response to individual inquiries is provided within 15 working days.

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Product contact point for construction. Anyone applying to this contact point may find out about the terms of supply of construction products to the Lithuanian market, CE marking of construction products and about the notified bodies that carry out an assessment of the constancy of performance of construction products. Response to individual inquiries is provided within 15 working days.

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Regulated professions contact point. Here information is provided on recognition of regulated professional qualifications, after which the Lithuanian state provides an opportunity to pursue a regulated profession or professional activities in its territory, having regard to the possession of a specific professional qualification acquired in another country. Anyone applying this contact point may find out about the procedures for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in another country and the procedures for issuing the European Professional Card. Response to individual inquiries is provided within 5 working days.

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Consultations. Inquiry on individual business-related questions may be sent to the e-mail address konsultacijos@verslilietuva.lt or a request form can be completed here for this purpose.

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