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Foreigners Legalization in Ukraine

RESIDENCE PERMIT

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Residence permit – is an official document that identify person of foreigner or a stateless person and confirms right to reside on the territory of Ukraine for more than 90 days. For receiving residence permit, a person needs to have grounds prescribed by law. This document gives to his owner amount of advantages. Since June 1, 2018 document issued in form of plastic card with chip.

FREQUENT PROBLEMS OF FOREIGNERS WITHOUT A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN UKRAINE

For citizens of visa- free countries

For citizens of visa countries

  • You can not stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days in a row
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  • It is necessary to documentary confirm the purpose of arrival in Ukraine (for citizens of RF)
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  • You may be denied entry into Ukraine (especially to citizens of the Russian Federation)
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  • You can not entry into Ukraine without visa
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  • Each time you bear the financial costs while you are opening a visa
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  • Every time you waste time opening a visa
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  • You may be denied for Ukrainian visa (especially for countries with migration risk)
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  • You may be denied entry to Ukraine, even if you have visa
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  • You cannot stay in Ukraine for longer than the validity period of the visa
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  • You can be fined if you violate the period of stay
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  • In your passport can be stamped a ban on entry into Ukraine , in the case of violation of the period of stay
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  • You can not invite foreigners into Ukraine
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  • You can not be employed in Ukraine
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  • You can not get a driver’s license in Ukraine
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  • You can not apply for a Schengen visa, USA, Canada in Ukraine
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    GROUNDS FOR REGISTRATION A RESIDENCE PERMIT IN UKRAINE

    Брак

    Marriage

    Воссоединение

    Reunion of family

    Работа

    Work permit

    Бизнес

    Business

    Инвестиции

    Investments

    Обучение

    Studying

    Temporary residence permit

    Temporary residence permit is a document that gives to foreigner a right to reside on the territory of Ukraine for certain period. As a rule, temporary residence permit issued for one year. Nevertheless, in some cases expiry date could be different. For example, temporary residence permit could be issued for duration of work permit, study period or period of realization of international technical assistance project. The validity of document could be extended if you have legal grounds for this.

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    ADVANTAGES OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT:

    • Staying in Ukraine for more than 90 days (from 1 to 3 years)
    • The opportunity of obtaining a permanent residence permit for family members
    • The possibility of renewal upon expiration
    • Visa-free entry into Ukraine (for visa countries)
    • Simplified entry into Ukraine (for Russian citizens)
    • Drawing up an invitation for foreigners
    • Submission for Schengen and the US visas in Kiev
    • The possibility of registration of a driver’s license of Ukraine
    • The possibility of temporary importation of vehicles

    Price include

    • Official payments
    • Notary translations
    • Health insurance

    6300 uah 4999 uah

    ADVANTAGES OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT:

    Permanent residence permit – is a document that gives a right for a living on the territory of Ukraine for unlimited period, i.e. permanently. You can receive this document if you have grounds prescribed by law on Immigration. In addition, the existence of temporary residence permit allows foreigner or stateless person work on the territory of Ukraine. In 5 year of living in Ukraine with permanent residence permit, a person will get a right on citizenship.

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    ADVANTAGES OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT:

    • Permanent residence in Ukraine (indefinitely)
    • The opportunity of drawing up a permanent residence permit for family members
    • Employment without a work permit
    • Ability to obtain a Ukrainian citizenship
    • Visa-free entry into Ukraine (for visa countries)
    • Simplified entry into Ukraine (for Russian citizens)
    • Drawing up an invitation for foreigners
    • Submission for Schengen and the US visas in Kiev
    • The possibility of registration of a driver’s license of Ukraine

    Price include

    • Official payments
    • Notary translations

    11999 uah 10499 uah

    ADDITIONAL SERVICES

    Регистрация брака

    Registration of marriage

    Разрешение на работу

    Work Permit

    Прописка Киев

    Registration of residence

    ИНН

    Tax payer number

    Регистрация ФЛП

    Registration of Individual Entrepreneur

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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    QUESTION:Can I get a permanent residence permit if I have no grounds?

    ANSWER:Yes. There is such an opportunity. Some grounds can be created and it is absolutely legal, for example, to register a company and employed in it.

    QUESTION:What is the minimum and maximum period for which a temporary residence permit can be issued?

    ANSWER:The statutory period of validity of a residence permit is 1 year, there are exceptions to this rule, for example, a temporary residence permit can be issued for period of validity of work permit from 1 month to 3 years, or for a period of studying of a foreign citizen at an educational institution in Ukraine.

    QUESTION:I have 10 days left. Can I apply for (extend) a temporary residence permit?

    ANSWER:To apply for a residence permit, it is necessary that at least 15 working days, in fact 21 calendar days, remain until the end of the term of legal staying in Ukraine. It is also important to consider the presence of holidays in this period.

    QUESTION:Is it necessary to draw up a temporary residence permit for children?

    ANSWER:As a general rule, a residence permit for children under the age of 16 do not need. But if the child lives on the territory of Ukraine without documents, then in the future he may have problems, for example, with entering or graduating a school, submitting documents to the university. Therefore, a residence permit for a child in Ukraine is desirable to issue.

    QUESTION:Can I work officially with a temporary residence permit in Ukraine?

    ANSWER:By itself, a residence permit has nothing to do with the possibility of formal employment. A residence permit is a permit for living. For foreigners living in Ukraine with a temporary residence permit for official employment, you must obtain a work permit. Exceptions are provided for by Part 6, Article 42 of the Law of Ukraine “On Employment”.

    QUESTION:Is it possible to visit European countries under the visa-free regime with a temporary residence permit in Ukraine?

    ANSWER:Not. The visa-free regime of entry applies only to citizens of Ukraine who have a biometric passport of a citizen of Ukraine.

    QUESTION:Can I get a permanent residence permit if I have no grounds?

    ANSWER:Yes, you can. The Law of Ukraine ” Of immigration” provides for 14 grounds for obtaining a permit for immigration, and only one of them can be created – an investment in the economy of Ukraine in the amount of at least $ 100 000. From the experience of our clients, it is worth adding that some grounds may appear during their stay in Ukraine on the basis of a temporary residence permit, for example, your child will be born in Ukraine, you will marry a citizen of Ukraine, etc.

    QUESTION:For which period is a permanent residence permit issued?

    ANSWER:Permanent residence permit is issued indefinitely. That is for the period of life. Every 10 years it needs to be exchanged for a new one. The exchange procedure is much simpler than the procedure of obtaining a new permanent residence permit and takes about 1 month.

    QUESTION:Can I work officially with a permanent residence permit in Ukraine?

    ANSWER:Yes. Having a permanent residence permit you will be considered a resident of Ukraine and you will not need a work permit for official registration to work, in contrast to the situation with a temporary residence permit, where a work permit is needed regardless of the ground of a temporary residence permit.

    QUESTION:If I have a permanent residence permit, will my relatives be able to obtain a residence permit in Ukraine?

    ANSWER:According to the Law of Ukraine ” Of immigration” the parents, the husband (wife) of the immigrant and his minor children can also receive permission for immigration and a permanent residence permit.

    QUESTION:Can I get Ukrainian citizenship if I have a permanent residence permit?

    ANSWER:Yes. To do this, it is necessary to continuously live on the territory of Ukraine with a permanent residence permit for the last 5 years, to speak Ukrainian on the level, which is sufficient to communicate, also to meet other requirements provided by law. It is also important to understand on which of the grounds you have a permanent residence permit, because for some categories of foreigners there is an opportunity to obtain citizenship under an accelerated procedure in 2-3 months, for example, if you have permanent residence on the basis of territorial origin.

    QUESTION:Is it possible to visit European countries on a visa-free regime with a permanent residence permit in Ukraine?

    ANSWER:This question is often asked by our customers, but unfortunately, the answer is no. A permanent residence permit is not related to the citizenship of Ukraine, respectively, a visa-free regime for foreigners with a residence permit in Ukraine does not apply.

    QUESTION:How can I stay in Ukraine if I applied for a permanent residence permit, but have not received yet?

    ANSWER:Foreigners cannot stay in Ukraine longer than the period stipulated by the visa or international treaties. The maximum period of stay, in such cases, is 90 days. If you have applied for an immigration permit and the period of your stay is expiring, you can extend your stay. In this case, the basis will be the fact of applying documents for permission to immigration.

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    State Migration Service of Ukraine

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    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

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    Unified State Register of Legal Entities

    REGISTRY OFFICES of Ukraine

    State Employment Service of Ukraine

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    FOR THE 5 YEARS OF OUR WORK

    more than 3000 foreigners from 52 countries of the world have already used our services.

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    anna

    Ann. Belarus.

    want to thank specialists of “Residence”. I could not prepare all documents for permanent residence permit by myself for a long time. In migration service, I faced different reasons for refusing my documents. I called professionals and all my problems solved very fast. Thank you a lot!

    james

    James. United Kingdom.

    I have been in Ukraine many times. I very like this country so I have decided to live here for some time but turned up that it is not so simple. I need to have grounds for residing if I want to live in Ukraine more than 90 days. “Residence’s” lawyers helped me to get legal grounds and I appreciate this very much. Thanks!

    olha

    Olga and Pasqual. France Republic.

    I am married with French citizen. We decided to make residence permit because we were tired of counting of legal stay days. Thank to lawyers of “Residence” for great job!

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