Documents required

The following documents should be provided by the applicants who apply for the establishment of special needs:

  • a completed referral to the DWCAO (a referral is valid for a period of 60 calendar days from the date on which it has been completed);
  • extracts of medical tests/examinations (instrumental, laboratory) confirming the severity of the disease and the diagnosis, when necessary – extracts from the medical records of treatment in the inpatient department (form No 003/a), medical records of the individual (form No 025/a) and other documents, depending on the functional impairment of the individual;
  • an application for the establishment of special needs (an application can be also completed at the DWCAO or on the website of the DWCAO at www.ndnt.lt and printed out). When an individual is unable to write and / or sign an application for the establishment of special needs by himself / herself due to his / her state of health, the application can be drafted and signed by the representative of that particular individual.
  • A passport or Personal Identity Card of the Republic of Lithuania, or a passport, or a residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania, and/or a birth certificate (of children under 16) if a child was born before 1 January 2017, a document certifying the identity of an authorized person (a passport or Personal Identity Card of the Republic of Lithuania, or a passport, or a residence permit in the Republic of Lithuania, except when an electronic service of this type is provided via E-Government Gateway system and the applicant applies online for the establishment of special needs.

When an individual lodges an application electronically, such the applicant must confirm his / her identity by means of electronic signature or by other secure means (for example, via online banking system);

  • Individuals of retirement age should provide a photo with a size 3 x 4cm.

Note: an application and other aforementioned documents must be provided by an individual or his / her representative even though a referral addressed to the DWCAO has been lodged by a physician electronically.

The following documents should be provided by an individual for whom a working capacity was established before he / she has reached a retirement age when such an applicant applies for the establishment of special needs:

  • an application for the establishment of a degree of special needs (an application can be completed in the territorial division of the DWCAO or an applicant may complete an online application form and print it out). When an individual is unable to write and / or sign an application by himself / herself due to his / her state of health, an application can be drafted by the representative of that particular individual.
  • a personal identity document (a copy of a personal identity document duly certified by a notary public, elder or consular officer of the Republic of Lithuania must be enclosed to an application that is sent by post), except when an electronic service of that type is provided via E-Government Gateway system;
  • a photo of an individual with a size 3 x 4 cm.
Last updated: 30-05-2019