On the 14th of June, 1985 five Member States: the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic signed Schengen agreement on gradual abolition of checks at common borders (Schengen Agreement), the aim of which was bringing about the abolition of checks at their common borders on the movement of persons, citizens of Member States and facilitate the transport and movement of goods. After some years other Member States, except The United Kingdom and Ireland, acceded to the Schengen Agreement. The two states (Norway and Iceland), a non-Member States have also acceded to Schengen Agreement.

Convention from 19 June 1990 Applying the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985 between the governments of the States of the Benelux economic union, the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic on gradual abolition of checks at their common borders (Schengen Implementation Agreement) was the basis for establishing the Schengen Information System (SIS) and facilitating the implementation of the principle of free movement in Schengen acquis.

More abaut Schengen

Schengen: enlargement of Europe’s border-free area

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The Schengen information system

Regulation (EC) No 1987/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on the establishment, operation and use of the second-generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)

Council Decision 2007/533/JHA of 12 June 2007 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)

Regulations of the Lithuanian National Second Generation Schengen Information System

The Schengen Information System

EU Information System (Security and Borders)

 


Personal Data Protection in the Schengen Information System

Schengen Supervision Coordination Group

Personal Data Protection in the Schengen Information System: EnglishRussianArabic.

 


Institutions responsible for the execution of functions according the Schengen acquis

Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior
 https://policija.lrv.lt/en/

Lithuanian Criminal Police Bureau International Relations Board National Division of SIRENE
 https://policija.lrv.lt/en/

Migration Department under the Ministry of the Interior
http://www.migracija.lt/index.php?-1497548128

State Border Guard Service at the Ministry of the Interior
http://www.pasienis.lt/eng/I-pradzia
 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
https://www.urm.lt/default/en/

 


Information on persons' right to private life acceding to Schengen zone

Leaflet prepared by State data protection inspectorate Requirements to personal data protection according to Schengen Convention

Request for access to information on data in the second generation Schengen Information System

Request for Correction of Inaccurate Personal Data Stored in the Second Generation Schengen Information

Request for Deletion of Data Unlawfully Stored in the Second Generation Schengen Information System

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