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How to register as self-employed?
Obtaining a self-employment (individual activity) certificate
  1. 1.
    Registration
➤ To provide services on "Discontract", you must first register as a tax payer under a self-employment certificate through the "My STI" system ➤ The registration of Individual Activity can either be done online, by logging in to your personal taxpayer's area – https://www.vmi.lt/index.jsp?lang=en, or by visiting your county's state tax inspectorate office.
2. "My STI" registration page ➤ In your web browser, open https://www.vmi.lt/index.jsp?lang=en ➤ Click on "My STI"
3. Login
➤ You can login with your e-signature, through your Internet Bank or one of the other possible ways
4. Online registration instructions ➤ To fill out the registration form, select Individual Activity – "Individuali veikla" from the menu items ➤ In the expanded menu, click on Certificates – "Pažymos" ➤ Click on Certificates of Individual Activity – "Individualios veiklos pažymos"
5. Online registration instructions ➤ Select the following request type: "Individualios veiklos registravimas / nutraukimas ir kontaktinių duomenų tvarkymas" (Registration/Termination of Individual Activity and Update of Contact Details) ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
6. Online registration instructions ➤ Insert your place of residence in Lithuania ("Gyvenamoji vieta Lietuvoje") ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
7. Online registration instructions ➤ Insert your e-mail address ("Elektroninio pašto adresas) and your mobile telephone number ("Mobilusis telefonas") ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
8. Online registration instructions ➤ Select the type of principal activity ("Pagrindinė veiklos rūšis") ➤ You may also include other types of acitivities ("Kitos veiklos rūšys") if you wish to offer diverse services ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
9. Online registration instructions ➤ In the Taxpayer's type (Mokėsčių mokėtojo tipas), click on Add a Line – "Pridėti eilutę"
10. Online registration instructions ➤ In "Taxpayer's Type", select Residents, engaged in individual activities – "Gyventojai, vykdantys individualią veiklą" ➤ Click on Save – "Saugoti" ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
11. Online registration instructions ➤ Click on Add – "Pridėti"
12. Online registration instructions ➤ Mark that the address of the activity "Is the Same as Indicated Place of Residency in Lithuania" – "Sutampa su nurodyta gyvenamąją vieta Lietuvoje" ➤ Indicate the location of the activity as Lithuania – "Lietuvoje" ➤ Click on Save – "Saugoti"
13. Online registration instructions ➤ Click on Continue – "Toliau"
14. Online registration instructions ➤ If you do not have a representative, and will be in charge of your own accounting, you do not need to fill in the details in this step. Click on Continue – "Toliau" ➤ If you have a representative ("Fizinio asmens atstovas") or someone else doing the accounting ("Apskaitą tvarkantis asmuo"), please fill in the required fields. Then, click on Continue – "Toliau"
15. Online registration instructions ➤ If there are no documents to add, click on Continue – "Toliau"
16. Confirmation ➤ Revise your request and check that all the data provided is correct. Then, click "Verify" – "Patvirtinti"
17. Confirmation ➤ Choose a way to verify your request: "Naudoti el. parašą" – With e-signature "Nenaudoti el. parašo" – Without e-signature
Then, click on Continue – "Toliau"
18. Confirmation ➤ At the top of the screen, you will receive a message that the document has been submitted (Dokumentas pateiktas). You will also receive this confirmation to the e-mail address provided ➤ If all provided information is correct, you will receive an e-mail in 1-2 business days, confirming that the Self-Employment Certificate has been issued
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