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Rate of unemployment insurance contribution will be increased

It is expected, that unemployment insurance contribution will be 1,6% (until 1 July 2017 1.1% rate is applied). Moreover, as from 1 July 2017 unemployment insurance contribution for time-limited work agreements will be increased twice – up to 3.2%.

Due to these amendments of Law, legal persons or other organizations (branches, representative offices), natural persons, who according to the Lithuanian Law must pay national insurance contributions, should submit to the State Social Insurance Fund Board under Ministry of Social Security and Labor:

  • until 31 July 2017 information regarding time-limited work agreements, that are valid till 30 June 2017;
  • in case time-limited work agreements will be terminated in the period from 1 July 2017 to 31 July 2017, information about such agreements should be provided one working day before the agreement is terminated.


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