On the 17 October Vilnius City Administrative Court accepted ruling in „Felix” case holds that client’s son, Felix Rimkus, may receive, ID card and passport that contains his name written in Lithuanian language and in original form on the documents main page, from Migration Office of Vilnius Region Chief Police Commissariat that is legally obliged…Details
The European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) has once again detected the hypocrisy of contradictory legal acts and practices which concern the original spelling of names and surnames in official documents. Today dozens, if not thousands of Lithuanian citizens struggle with the problem of name spelling.
On October 3rd of 2017, there was second positive outcome in the original name spelling in identification documents case. Administrative Court of Lithuania annulled the decision of Migration Office and obliged it to issue documents to Pauwels family as well as preserving the original name spellings in the documents in Residents Registration Office. In the…Details
On 28th of September 2017, Administrative Court of Vilnius, on the request of applicants considered a complaint and annulled decision of Migration Office. The Court obliged Migration Office to issue a Lithuanian passport to the son of the applicant, Joranas Jacquet with both Lithuanian and original spelling of the name (Jacquet) on the first page…Details