Lithuania’s key patient source markets still restricted

 

Only EU nations and select third-party countries with an infection rate lower than 16 cases per 100,000 in population over the last 14 days can enter Lithuania without testing and/or quarantine. Countries whose tourists can enter without 14-day quarantine are:

  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Rwanda
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Korea
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay

Countries that can enter but with a 14-day quarantine are:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • France
  • Switzerland

Countries still banned include:

  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Czechia
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine
  • USA 

These lists are monitored and reviewed weekly.

Travellers from all approved countries entering Lithuania must have a travel health insurance policy that also covers COVID-19 treatment. All air arrivals must enter into Vilnius, Kaunas or Palanga airport.

The Ministry of Health has made a list of over 80 countries where Lithuanian residents and citizens must complete a 14-day quarantine if they are returning home from one of these countries. This includes countries where outbound health medical tourists go, including Russia and many European countries.

Historically most medical and health tourists are from Russia (the major source), Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Poland, Latvia and Germany. Those from Ukraine, Latvia, Germany and Poland mostly go to spas.

Of these, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus remain banned, the other three are freely allowed in.

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