According to the data published by the Migration Department, temporary protection in Lithuania has been granted to 50,167 citizens of Ukraine.
In the first half of this year, 62,194 temporary residence permits were issued to foreigners and this is by 430% more compared with the identical period of 2021, when 14,482 temporary residence permits were issued. This change is also linked to Ukrainian refugees.
Immigration to Lithuania continues to increase. Disregarding temporary residence permits to Ukrainian war refugees granted temporary protection (approx. 38,000), by 14% more temporary residence permits were issued in the first half of 2022 compared with the second half of 2021 and by 40% more compared with the first half of 2021.