Purchase and top up „Vilniečio kortelė“ (Vilnius Resident Card)

Where to buy and top up „Vilniečio kortelė“ (Vilnius Resident Card)?

  • At all ticket-selling locations marked with the logo of Vilnius Resident Card.
  • At the online self-service (top-up only);
  • At the Customer Service Centres;
  • Maxima and RIMI supermarkets;
  • Narvesen and Lietuvos Spauda selling locations.


  • If you are buying a Vilnius Resident Card and have a discount for public transport tickets, tell the seller what discount should be applied to you. The discount will be applied automatically the next time you buy tickets.
  • You will receive the Vilnius Resident Card’s description when you purchase the card, read it carefully. Write down the number of your card on last page of description, you will find the number of your card next to the barcode. Save the Vilnius Resident Card number because you will need it in case the card will be lost.
  • Topping up works as usual: at the ticket-selling location, give the Vilnius Resident Card to the seller and specify what ticket type and (or) amount of money you would like to top the card up.
  • If you top up the Vilnius Resident Card with both – the 30-minute and the 60-minute tickets on the online self-service website, the tickets that were purchased earlier will be recorded into the card first. After using all tickets of one type, tickets of another type will be available for use.
  • If your trip requires both 30-minute and 60-minute tickets, top up the card with the amount of money from which you can choose the desired short-term ticket in the vehicle composter. You can have both 30-minute and 60-minute tickets on your phone using m. Ticket app.
  • Carry a Vilnius Resident Card with an activated/valid electronic ticket when travelling on public transport. If you use a ticket with a discount, you must also have a document confirming the right to that discount. Tickets start working when the Vilnius Resident Card is touched to the yellow composter in the vehicle.
  • If you lost your Vilnius Resident Card or if it’s broken, damaged, or not functioning, please contact a Customer Service Centre.

Paper Ticket

If you travel by public transport not so often, you may find it convenient to purchase a paper ticket from the driver (regular price – EUR 1, with 50% discount – EUR 0.50, with 80% discount – EUR 0.20). The purchased ticket must be activated using the validation machine to scan a QR code on the ticket. The paper ticket is valid until the final stop of the route without the right to transfer to another vehicle.