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Work permit

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A work permit – is a document of a prescribed form, on the basis of which a foreigner can work officially on the territory of Ukraine. Without a work permit, foreign citizens are not allowed to work in Ukraine, except the exceptions required by law. A work permit is usually issued for the period of 1 or 3 years. Also, the document may be issued for a period of less than 1 year. If there are grounds, an employment permit may be renewed an unlimited number of times.

FREQUENT PROBLEMS OF FOREIGNERS WITHOUT A WORK PERMIT IN UKRAINE

  • You cannot work officially in Ukraine (except the owners of permanent residence permit)
  • Working in Ukraine unofficially (that is, illegally), you fall under administrative responsibility
  • You need to find an employer company in Ukraine, which is ready to employ you
  • The minimum monthly wage for foreigners from 01/01/2019 is 41 730 UAH
  • Salary in the amount of 4 173 UAH – applies only to certain categories of foreigners
  • A work permit for foreigners must be constantly extended
  • In case of untimely prolongation of work permit, residence permit in Ukraine is annulled
  • The work permit is the basis for a temporary residence permit, but not for a permanent residence permit in Ukraine
  • Registration as a private entrepreneur is not a basis for a residence permit
  • Registration as a private entrepreneur does not allow staying in Ukraine for more than 90 days
  • GROUNDS FOR DRAWING UP A WORK PERMIT IN UKRAINE

    Employed by an entrepreneur

    Employed in a company

    In personal company

    In foreign representation

    In foreign banks

    Foreign correspondent

    WORK PERMIT IN UKRAINE (6 MONTHS)

    Туристическое приглашение в Украину

    A work permit – is a document of a prescribed form, on the basis of which a foreigner can work officially on the territory of Ukraine during the period of 6 mounth. Without a work permit, foreign citizens are not allowed to work in Ukraine.

    8950 uah 7570 uah

    WORK PERMIT IN UKRAINE (1 YEAR)

    Туристическое приглашение в Украину

    A work permit – is a document of a prescribed form, on the basis of which a foreigner can work officially on the territory of Ukraine during the period of 1 year. Without a work permit, foreign citizens are not allowed to work in Ukraine.

    12750 uah 11100 uah

    WORK PERMIT IN UKRAINE (3 YEARS)

    Туристическое приглашение в Украину

    A work permit – is a document of a prescribed form, on the basis of which a foreigner can work officially on the territory of Ukraine during the period of 3 years. Without a work permit, foreign citizens are not allowed to work in Ukraine.

    18550 uah 16572 uah

    ADDITIONAL SERVICES

    Вид на жительство

    Residence permit

    Прописка Киев

    Registration of residence

    ИНН

    Tax paying number

    Регистрация ФЛП

    Registration of a private entrepreneur

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    QUESTION:For which categories of foreigners is needed a work permit? Are there any exceptions?

    ANSWER:By the law is provided that an employer can employ a foreign citizen on the basis of a work permit. Work of the foreigner without obtaining a work permit would be violation the law and entail responsibility. But there are exceptions to this rule, for example, work permit is not necessary for employment of foreigners who have a permanent residence permit, refugees and also foreigners who have received permission to immigrate, professional athletes, artists, cultural workers and artists who work in the specialty in Ukraine, the clergy, as well as foreigners, who arrived in Ukraine for teach or research activities.

    QUESTION:How to obtain a work permit?

    ANSWER:To obtain a work permit, you must collect a package of documents and submit them to the Employment Center. The package of documents depends on the category of employee to which the foreigner belongs and has a number of nuances. A work permit is drawing up from a company or an individual entrepreneur who acts as an employer for a foreigner on a special blank.

    QUESTION:How long does it take to get a work permit?

    ANSWER:Statured period by law for consideration of documents is 7 working days. In practice, documents may be prepared earlier. It depends on the workload of the employment center and the number of applications applied to a commission.

    QUESTION:For which period a work permit can be issued?

    ANSWER:Work permit is issued for 1 year. It also provides for registration of work permit for a period of 6 months or less. For special categories of foreigners, permission can be issued for a period of 3 years.

    QUESTION:What should I do if the work permit is expiring?

    ANSWER:If there are grounds, a work permit can be renewed an unlimited number of times. It is important to observe the deadline for submitting documents for renewal: no later than 20 days before the expiration of the permit. In this case, you still need to take into consideration the time for the preparation of documents.

    QUESTION:I lost my work permit. What should I do?

    ANSWER:The procedure for the restoration of a work permit is not provided for by law. But do not be upset. If you have lost your work permit, you can make a new one, by first preparing documents explaining what happened to the previous permit.

    QUESTION:If I have two jobs, can I work on the basis of one permit?

    ANSWER:If you work on different positions within the same company or in different companies, regardless of the position for legal work, you need to issue a work permit for each position. The exception is 2 cases: if you belong to the category “foreign highly paid employee” and the part-time contract does not exceed the term of the main contract, or the part-time job may be in the case of a temporary absence of another employee in his position, for a period not exceeding 60 days in a calendar year.

    QUESTION:Features of employment of a foreign employee.

    ANSWER:Employment of a foreigner is differed from the usual procedure for employment of Ukrainian citizens. In addition to obtaining the work permit itself, it also is provided a period for which the employee must begin to perform their duties. Since the issuance of the permit, there are 90 days for official employment. The procedure involves a number of nuances. If you do not follow the procedure for official employment of foreigners, the work permit will be canceled.

    QUESTION:In what cases can a work permit be annulled?

    ANSWER:The employment permit is annulled if: the employer has broken the contract with a foreign employee, the migration service recognized the foreigner as a refugee, the employer did not timely submit a copy of the employment contract to the Employment Center, the employer submitted an application for cancellation of the work permit, an indication of invalid data was obtained during the registration of work permit, work on other terms.

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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

    Sergei. Ukraine.

    I applied to the Residence Company for obtaining a work permit for an IT company for 2 foreign citizens. Permission was issued for 3 years. I recommend the Residence, it was a pleasure to cooperate.

    james

    Gunter. Germany.

    With the help of the Residence company, we quickly issued service cards for 2 employees of the foreign representative office in Ukraine. The client was satisfied with the service and results.

    olha

    Michael. Belarus.

    I came from Minsk to do business in Ukraine. Specialists of the Residence registered for me an Ukrainian company, in which I became a founder, and after that they helped me to get a work permit in Ukraine for my company. Thank you for your prompt and productive assistance.

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