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Target country: Lithuania EURES adviser Ginta Aliseviciute E-mail: eures@ldb. lt Target country: Lithuania EURES adviser Ginta Aliseviciute E-mail: [email protected] lt

Location 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 2 Location 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 2

Location Lithuania is located at the western end of the East European Plain, on Location Lithuania is located at the western end of the East European Plain, on the shores of the Baltic Sea. It borders: p Latvia to the north (576 km) p Belarus to the east and south (660 km) p Russian Federation, Kaliningrad district to the south west and south (273 km) p Poland to the south west and south (103 km) 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 3

General information p Full country name: Republic of Lithuania p Constitution: adopted 25 October General information p Full country name: Republic of Lithuania p Constitution: adopted 25 October 1992 Lithuania is a parliamentary republic p Area: 65, 300 sq km p Population: approx. 3. 36 million p Capital city: Vilnius (pop. over 544, 000) p Official language: Lithuanian p Currency: Lithuanian Litas (LTL) p Ethnic groups: 84. 6 % Lithuanian, 6. 3% Polish, 5. 1% Russian p Religion: 79% Roman Catholic, 4. 1% Orthodox p Independence Day: 16 February 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 4

Labour market situation 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 5 Labour market situation 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 5

Working conditions in Lithuania p p p p p Opportunities for specialists: sales and Working conditions in Lithuania p p p p p Opportunities for specialists: sales and business service managers school teachers insurance agents administrators accountants sales agents kindergarteners and social pedagogues primary school teachers 15/03/2018 Opportunities for service employees and qualified workers: p p p p p Target country: Lithuania shop assistants cooks tailors heavy truck and lorry drivers car, taxi and van drivers painters and building finishers Bakers and confectioners electricians barmen and waiters 6

Working conditions in Lithuania Opportunities for unskilled workers: p manufacturing labourers transport labourers and Working conditions in Lithuania Opportunities for unskilled workers: p manufacturing labourers transport labourers and freight handlers p domestic and related helpers, cleaners, launderers p p garbage collectors and related labourers p agricultural, fishery and related labourers 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 7

Registration procedures p EU citizen may arrive and stay in Lithuania not longer than Registration procedures p EU citizen may arrive and stay in Lithuania not longer than 3 months per half a year, however, such EU citizen looking for a job or intending to carry out other legal activity in Lithuania, may stay additional 3 months in Lithuania. Family members of the EU citizen may arrive to Lithuania together with the EU citizen and stay for the same period p A foreign resident, who has been granted a temporary residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania, within seven days after his/her arrival to the Republic of Lithuania, must notify the migration authorities about the arrival 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 8

Temporary residence permit If EU citizen is intending to: n n n start working Temporary residence permit If EU citizen is intending to: n n n start working or carry out other legal activity in Lithuania stay in Lithuania longer than 3 months study in Lithuania He must apply to Migration authority for a temporary residence permit 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 9

Work permit p Work permits are not required for EU citizens and their family Work permit p Work permits are not required for EU citizens and their family members intending to work under the employment contract in Lithuania 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 10

Wages in Lithuania p The Government of the Republic of Lithuania sets a minimum Wages in Lithuania p The Government of the Republic of Lithuania sets a minimum hourly rate and a minimum monthly salary according to the Labour Remuneration Act of the Republic of Lithuania. The hourly rate and monthly salary paid to the employee cannot be lower than the minimum hourly rate and the minimum monthly salary set by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania p The current minimum monthly salary is LTL 800 (~232 EUR), while the minimum hourly rate is LTL 4. 85 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 11

Living conditions prices (€) 1 l of milk – 0. 58 gfdgfg 1 kg Living conditions prices (€) 1 l of milk – 0. 58 gfdgfg 1 kg of sugar – 0. 93 1 big bread - 0. 87 1 music CD – 5. 8 1 kg of potatoes – 0. 43 1 ticket of public bus – 0. 43 1 kg of coffee – 8. 7 1 beer – 1. 16 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 1 dish of the day – 3. 5 12

Looking for job How to look for a job: p If you intend to Looking for job How to look for a job: p If you intend to look for work in Lithuania, you can get registered at local labour exchange (state employment institution) www. ldb. lt p Privat recruitment agencies p Job ads in newspapers and on the internet www. lrytas. lt, www. cvonline. lt p Speculative applications p Personal contacts p Lithuanian language is a must (except of some international companies) 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 13

CV p p p Typed CV’s are common in Lithuania There are no strict CV p p p Typed CV’s are common in Lithuania There are no strict rules for CV in Lithuania, but your CV shouldn’t be too long Make it look professional Do not list all the facts about yourself, highlight only those that may seem useful to an employer Many now have a scanned photo in the top right hand corner If you have got written references, just mention that references are available upon request 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 14

Cover letter p p An one - page typed cover letter should accompany your Cover letter p p An one - page typed cover letter should accompany your CV Content of a cover letter: n n p p explanation why you are writing showing the desire to work in this job/in this company providing personal information suggesting a follow-up meeting; A good cover letter must be short All statements should be grounded on facts Address the letter to a particular person or department CV‘s and cover letters must be written in the same language as a job ad 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 15

Recognition of qualifications p p The recognition of diplomas and qualifications is governed by Recognition of qualifications p p The recognition of diplomas and qualifications is governed by both EU legislation and the national laws of the Republic of Lithuania The Department of Science and Higher Education under the Ministry of Education and Science recognizes higher education qualifications and provides related information (http: //www. mokslas. lt ) Other qualifications acquired abroad are assessed by the Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (http: //www. skvc. lt ) The list of regulated professions in Lithuania and the responsible authorities can be found at http: //www. profesijos. lt (only in Lithuanian) 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 16

Employment contract p The employment contract must be concluded in writing according to a Employment contract p The employment contract must be concluded in writing according to a standard format. Written contracts are drawn up in duplicate. One of the signed copies is given to the employee, the other remains with the employer. The employer is responsible for the proper conclusion of the employment contract. 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 17

Working time p p p In Lithuania, working time cannot exceed 40 hours per Working time p p p In Lithuania, working time cannot exceed 40 hours per week. Working hours should not exceed eight hours per day. The maximum number of working hours over seven days, including overtime, should not exceed 48 hours For workers employed in more than one workplace or doing two or more jobs in the same workplace, a working day, including breaks, cannot exceed 12 hours Special rules for certain categories (medical doctors etc. ) 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 18

Looking for accommodation p p p Real estate agencies Personal contacts Ads in the Looking for accommodation p p p Real estate agencies Personal contacts Ads in the newspapers and on the internet Rent prices of flats in the capital vary from 400 LTL (116 €) to 8000 LTL (2319 €). Rent for a house costs from 2000 LTL (580 €) to 14 000 LTL (4058 €) per month Sometimes foreigners are overcharged! When buying or renting a home, it is important to organise all legal documents properly. You can contact estate agents or the offices of notaries for assistance 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 19

Social security p State Social Insurance Board “SODRA” – www. sodra. lt Lithuania has Social security p State Social Insurance Board “SODRA” – www. sodra. lt Lithuania has a state social security system providing for compulsory social insurance for all permanent residents in Lithuania and social assistance from state funds p Income tax is deducted on a regular basis by the employer from wages before they are paid. Employer contributes 24% of the company payroll and employees pay 3% of their wages and salaries, for a combined rate of 27% Total social security contribution is 33. 98%(30. 98% by the employer and 3% by the employee) p 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 20

Social security p Benefits provided by state social insurance include: n n n 15/03/2018 Social security p Benefits provided by state social insurance include: n n n 15/03/2018 pensions sickness allowances maternity and child-birth benefits child care benefits unemployment benefits Target country: Lithuania 21

Starting up a business q p p p Choose the most suitable legal form; Starting up a business q p p p Choose the most suitable legal form; Prepare all documents in relation to a certain legal form of company; Obtain a statement of use of the premises; Notarize the documents; Register the company with the Register www. kada. lt. Useful links: n n n 15/03/2018 Lithuanian development agency for small and medium sized enterprises www. smeda. lt Lithuanian development agency www. lda. lt Lithuanian Tax authority: www. vmi. lt Target country: Lithuania 22

Useful links p p p For recognition of qualifications look at: Lithuanian Centre for Useful links p p p For recognition of qualifications look at: Lithuanian Centre for Quality Assesment in Higher Education http: //www. skvc. lt Lithuanian Development Agency http: //www. lda. lt comprehensive information on tax system, business environment, social security in Lithuania etc. EURES Lithuania web page: http: //www. ldb. lt/eures CV online: http: //www. cvonline. lt – here you can find useful information concerning job search in Lithuania (writing CV, application letter, preparing for job interview etc. ), add your CV, search for a job in Lithuania. Job search site http: //www. cv. lt Lithuanian Yellow Pages http: //www. infoplius. lt 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 23

Useful links Lithuanian Ministries p p p p Government www. lrv. lt Agriculture www. Useful links Lithuanian Ministries p p p p Government www. lrv. lt Agriculture www. zum. lt Environment www. am. lt Culture www. lrkm. lt National Defence www. kam. lt Education and Science www. smm. lt Finance www. finmin. lt Foreign Affairs www. urm. lt Health Care www. sam. lt Interior www. vrm. lt Justice www. tm. lt Economy www. ukmin. lt Social Security and Labour www. socmin. lt Transport www. transp. lt 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 24

Thank you for your attention! For more detailed information write to: eures@ldb. lt 15/03/2018 Thank you for your attention! For more detailed information write to: [email protected] lt 15/03/2018 Target country: Lithuania 25