EMPLOYMENT of UKRAINIANS: HOW TO MAKE IT NO STRESS

The war in Ukraine has a significant impact on integration topics, where hosting countries have to adapt quickly, re-assess the legislation and establish pragmatic solutions. Ukrainians who have escaped the war and reached our country must receive support to help them survive, providing a job that will help them earn a living in Lithuania.


If your company have not yet employed Ukrainians because you are unsure how to, we provide the key elements and documents to start employment in Lithuania.

A persons arrived before 24th February 2022 (non-refugees):

  • A contract in Lithuanian and understandable to Ukrainian person language such as Ukrainian, Russian or English.

  • Passport

  • Work permit from Employment Services (if needed)

  • National Visa (D) or Temporary Residence Permit

  • 1 working day prior the employment: SODRA LDU and 1-SD forms


A persons, arrived after 24th February 2022 (refugees):


To start job relations:

  • A contract in Lithuanian and understandable to Ukrainian person language such as Ukrainian, Russian or English.

  • Passport

  • Registration at Migration Department's Registration Center (obtaining a card)

  • 1 working day prior the employment: SODRA LDU and 1-SD forms

Later:

  • Temporary Residence Permit issued under Temporary Protection (valid for 1 year)


! In case the Ukrainian citizen has an ending Visa/TRP there is an option to apply for Temporary Protection


! In case there is no personal ID document – a temporary one may be issued by Migration Department




Important links for information:

26th February 2022 resolution No 1V-143 "On the activities of registration centers for foreigners who have left Ukraine due to the military actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine and the accommodation of these aliens." Valid summary (from May 16, 2022)


16th March 2022 resolution No 224 "On the requirements, conditions and provision of services to foreigners who have left Ukraine due to the military activities of the Russian Federation in Ukraine".


https://migracija.lrv.lt/lt/naudinga-informacija/ukraina-ukrayina-ukraina-ukraine


https://www.vdi.lt/Forms/UKR.aspx


https://uzt.lt/ukrainieciu-idarbinimas/


https://lrv.lt/lt/aktuali-informacija/informacija-apie-kara-ukrainoje/aktuali-informacija-1


https://www.sodra.lt/lt/situacijos/informacija-gyventojams/informacija-ukrainieciams


https://www.vmi.lt/evmi/pagalba-ukrainai?lang=en






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