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Lithuania

Information to work in this country is available from

State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health
A. Juozapaviciaus g. 9,
LT-09311 Vilnius
Tel. (+370) 5 261 51 77,
Fax. (+370) 5 212 73 10,
E-mail: vaspvt@vaspvt.gov.lte

Procedures and/or documents that are necessary to be able to work in this country

In this website https://vaspvt.gov.lt/en/node/1326 you will have information customized you by answering a few questions about:

  • What documents are required
  • Who to apply
  • Fee
  • Processing time

The applicant or his / her authorized person shall submit a written application and the required documents to the State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health in person or by post (address: A.Juozapavičiaus str. 9, LT-09311, Vilnius).

Official licensing body in the country

State Health Care Accreditation Agency under the Ministry of Health

Special conditions that may apply for hygienists that obtain employment

Dental Hygienists that are accepted and licensed, may work without supervision.

Contact for Work Permit and/or Visa

The Lithuania Embassy/Consulate in the country of residence.

Is a job offer required before a Work Permit/Visa is issued?

Not usually.

Main local and/or official language(s)

Lithuanian

Are hygienists qualified overseas required to sit the country's national examination?

No.

Information on the local working environment

Dental hygienists must work within the scope of their formal education and training and in which they have proved competency.

Standard tasks that a hygienist is allowed to undertake in the country

Dental hygienists must work within the scope of their formal education and training and in which they have proved competency.

Standard tasks are but not limited to:
  • Examination of patient
  • Recording and interpretation of oral health status
  • Treatment planning regarding dental hygiene
  • Preventive oral health information and motivation
  • Preventive and therapeutic measures including fluoride and anti-microbial agents, fissure sealants
  • Sub and supra gingival scaling, polishing
  • Local anaesthesia
  • Development and application of health programmes for all ages
Information based on data received by IFDH in:

2020

 

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NOTE: The information provided above is for general guidance only. The International Federation of Dental Hygienists advises all hygienists to contact the country's relevant licensing bodies and agencies for current information and regulations.

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