On the first working day of 2015, the Migration Board of Vilnius County Police Headquarters received a request from a Lithuanian citizen to have her ethnicity indicated in her passport. The option, which was introduced in a recently adopted law, was exercised by a woman of Ukrainian descent.
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

The Seimas adopted amendments to the Passport Law in July 2014, enabling citizens to apply in writing for an entry about their ethnicity to be included in passports issued after 1 January 2015.

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