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Ukraine Visa Information

Last updated on December 31st, 2018 at 12:33 pm

Ukraine Visa Information Changes 1st of January 2019!

You will need a valid passport to enter Ukraine. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not need to have a Ukrainian visa as long as you will be in Ukraine for less than 90 days within 180 days.

It would help if you had permission, or valid Ukrainian residency permit, working visa for all stays longer than 90 days.

Some countries cannot get a Ukrainian visa at the airport or the border. If you need a visa permit, please get it in advance at a Ukrainian Embassy or Consulate overseas.

Ukraine Visa Information for Category One!

Furthermore, if you are coming on a student or business trip linked with a University or other agency, they may also require you to have proof of a return flight home.

MFA announced that on arrival visa is not available in Kiev or Odessa after midnight 1st of January 2019. All traveler must use e-visa channel.

Ukraine Ministry of Foreign Affairs MFA has introduced new and useful E-visa system to some eligible countries since 1st of January 2019.

Please Check your Nationalinal availability clicking below MFA website. (The link available below of this page).

Basic Visa Categories Available Such as:

Tourism in Ukraine 
Medical Treatments in Ukraine
Scientific Research
Cultural Exchange
Foreign Masmedia

Under new changes, specifically 52 countries from around the world, a visa may be issued by MFA Ukraine under strict assessment due to the current situation with the Russian Federation.


How to Apply E-visa to Ukraine


The first step is to register at the MFA web-platform.
Upload copies of necessary documents:

Passport size photo
– A Copy of information page of the passport.
– Travel insurance policy (30,000 euro coverage or comprehensive cover)
– Proof of sufficient funds to remain in Ukraine up to 30 days. ( bank statements and payslips.)
– A certificate confirming the purpose of the visit such as Invitation letter or booking confirmation from tour agency in English.
Hotel reservation confirmation.

– The payment $85 pay by online by MasterCard/Visa card only


All e-Visa applications to be processed within nine business daysRefusal or letter or visa pre-conformation will be sent to your email.

All travelers who are arriving in Ukraine Border control checkpoints should have printed all necessary documents, e-Visas along with their valid passport. Ukraine Border guard officer will issue your accurate visa label on your passport at the checkpoints.

E Visa link and Ukraine Visa Information HereUkraine E-Visa Website