Recipients of the service
Type of the service: electronic/non-electronic service
Link to the e-service (if the service is electronic)
Link to the application form/forms (if the service is non-electronic)
The completed declaration, approved by the Resolution No O3E-6 by the National Commission for Energy Control and Prices "On Approval of Declaration Form for Independent Electricity Supply Activities" of 12 January 2018 shall be submitted the National Energy Regulatory Council (hereinafter – the Council)
Duration of the service provision
The administrative service is final.
Following the receipt of the documents the Council checks if these documents and information contained therein comply with conditions of permission issuing and if the applicant meets the established requirements. The right to engage in independent electricity supply activities is granted the next day after the submission of the declaration to the Council or from the day indicated in the declaration if this day is later than the next day after the submission of the declaration to the Council.
If the applicant submits inaccurate or incomplete information, within 5 days of the receipt of the declaration, the Council shall inform the applicant of the necessity to clarify the information.
Price of the service
The administrative service is provided free of charge.
Methods and procedures of payment for the service (also including the payment possibility for foreigners)
Description of the service provision process
Provides the right to engage in independent electricity supply activities (independent supplier – a person supplying electricity to eligible customers and is duly authorized to carry out these activities).
A company wishing to obtain the permission shall submit a declaration in the established form to the Council. The right to engage in independent electricity supply activities is granted the next day after the submission of the declaration to the Council or from the day indicated in the declaration if this day is later than the next day after the submission of the declaration to the Council. The Council shall verify the information contained in the declaration no later than 5 working days after the date of acquisition of the right to engage in the independent electricity supply activity.
Information and documents to be provided by the person
The applicant shall submit a declaration to the Council in an established form (form). The authorised representative of the applicant shall submit the power of attorney and identity document together with the declaration. In addition, documents confirming that the entity has not been under the procedures of bankruptcy, reorganisation and (or) liquidation.
Contact information of the service provider (position, name and surname, e-mail, phone number of the responsible employee)
Specialists from the Energy Efficiency and Permit Division of the Gas and Electricity Department of the Council. Contact information is available on the website of the Council at http://www.vert.lt/lt/struktura-ir-kontaktai/kontaktai
Appeal procedure against actions (inactions) of the service provider
The decisions of the Council shall be appealed in accordance with procedures and conditions laid down by the Law on Administrative Proceedings of the Republic of Lithuania.
Contacts of organisations that can provide necessary information or practical assistance to the recipients of services (if such organisations are known)
Legislation regulating the provision of the administrative service
1. Law on Electricity of the Republic of Lithuania;
2. Law on Energy of the Republic of Lithuania;
3. Rules for issuing permissions for the activity in the electricity sector approved by the Resolution No 829 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 7 August 2019 "On the Approval of Rules for Issuing Permissions for Activities in the Electricity Sector".
4. Declaration of independent electricity supply activities approved by Resolution No O3-E6 of the National Control Commission for Prices and Energy of 12 January 2018 "On the Approval of the Description of the Procedure of Assessment of Technological, Financial and Managerial Capabilities of Energy Companies".