FAQ for Lithuania in English

Which local organisations can help free of charge? E.g. Business clubs, business advisory organisations etc?

Consultations for refugees and immigrants: Vilnius Archdiocese Caritas; Lithuanian Red Cross Society.
And branches thereof: Lithuanian Red Cross Centre INLT in Kaunas Lithuanian Red Cross; Infocentre for Migrants in Klaipėda.
If your written and spoken Lithuanian skills are good enough, you can consult directly with the State Tax Inspectorate, the Centre of Registers and other institutions.
Co-operation centres “Spiečius” provide free consultations for entrepreneurs starting a business, organizes trainings and provides workplaces.

More information:

Consultations for refugees and immigrants:

  • Vilnius Archdiocese Caritas (Kalvarijų str. 39, Vilnius, tel. No. +370 699 31977)
  • Lithuanian Red Cross Society (A. Juozapavičiaus str. A, Vilnius, tel. No. +370 5 2628037)

And branches thereof:

  • Lithuanian Red Cross Centre INLT in Kaunas (Šv. Gertrūdos str. 18A, tel. No. +370 656 96766).

More information: https://www.facebook.com/www.redcross.lt/

  • Lithuanian Red Cross Infocentre for Migrants in Klaipėda ( Donelaičio str. 21 a, tel. No. +370 620 44701).

More information: https://www.facebook.com/Infocentras/

Here you will be informed about the conditions for starting a business, opportunities for individual activity and so on. If necessary, they will escort you and help by mediating in various institutions: municipality, departments of social support and migration, banks; will help to complete necessary documents.

If your written and spoken Lithuanian skills are good enough, you can consult directly with the State Tax Inspectorate, the Centre of Registers and other institutions.

The State Tax Inspectorate regularly organizes seminars and training sessions for starting entrepreneurs on topical issues. Sign up for these seminars on the STI website. You can view event videos on the STI website or the STI Youtube channel (search for: Valstybinė mokesčių inspekcija vaizdo kanalas).

STI provides tax advice by phone. Call 1882 or +370 5 260 5060. You can also submit your request via My STI area Submit inquiry.

You can also find answers to frequently asked questions on the website of Centre of Registers. You can also submit your inquiry online or via phone (+370 5) 268 8262. You can register your company and use other services of the Centre of Registers via the website of the State Enterprise Centre of Registers.

Co-operation centres “Spiečius” are available in Lithuania. These centres provide free consultations for entrepreneurs starting a business, organizes trainings and provides workplaces. More in FAQ question “Where should my business be located?”.

Business consultations for young business owners are provided by the Business Consultants’ Network.

National Mentors’ Network (NMN) provides virtual consultations. NMN is focused on owners and managers of businesses operating for 1-2 years.

More information:

https://www.verslilietuva.lt/en/

https://www.renkuosilietuva.lt/en/starting-a-business/