BORDER CROSSING BY FOREIGNERS AND STATELESS PERSONS. UKRAINE

Foreigners and stateless persons enter Ukraine only when they have a passport and a certain type of visa, which is required by a current legislation or an international agreement, if there are no other requirements. Copies of passports, visas and other documents confirmed by a notary give no right to cross the state border.

Documents required for crossing the state border of Ukraine:

  • Foreign passport;
  • Document allowing returning to the country  of citizenship or permanent residence (in case of the passport  loss on the territory of Ukraine);
  • Ukrainian visa (for citizens of the countries which have visa regime of entering)

 

Attention! ID-card, which identifies the personality, gives no right  to cross the State Border of Ukraine

 

The list of countries, citizens of which enter Ukraine without a visa

 

EU countries till 90/180 Monaco till 90/180
CIS countries(with the exception of Turkmenistan) till 90/180 Mongolia till 90/180
Andorra till 90/180 Norway till 90/180
Argentina till 90/180 Panama till 90/180
Bosnia and Herzegovina till 30/60 Paraguay till 90/180
Brazil till 90/180 San Marino till 90/180
Brunei till 30 Serbia till 30/60
Vatican till 90/180 The USA till 90/180
Hong Kong till 14 Turkey till 90/180
Canada till 90/180 Montenegro till 90/180
Israel till 90/180 Switzerland till 90/180
Iceland till 90/180 Japan till 90/180
Liechtenstein till 90/180 Chile till 90/180
St. Kitts and Nevis till 90/180 UAE till 90/180
Qatar till 90/180 Eastern Republic of Uruguay till 90/180
Albania till 90/180 Antigua and Barbados till 90/180

 

REGISTRATION AT THE CHECK POINT

The registration at the check point includes putting a mark «Entry» to the passport, immigration card or other document of a foreigner or stateless person  stipulated by a current legislation, and his passport datas are put into a special register. Foreigners and stateless persons who have come to Ukraine are allowed to stay on its territory temporarily on the basis of their registration at the check point.

CONFIRMING OF FINANCIAL PROVISION AVAILABILITY

Entry, staying on the territory of Ukraine and also foreigners’ transit via its territory can be conducted only under the condition of available financial means or an opportunity to get such means in a legal way on the territory of Ukraine.

Checking of such financial position availability is conducted plenipotentiary inspectors of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine by choice in the case of performing the second line checks.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE LOST THE DOCUMENT FOR CROSSING THE BORDER

In the case of the passport loss foreigners and stateless persons must immediately inform the representatives of the country they enter, and militia organs are providing a special reference (certificate) confirming this fact. In this case the entry to Ukraine can be done with the document allowing returning to their own country which was issued in the Consular establishment of their own country.