The work permit is to be received by the foreigner (non-resident) or a stateless person (hereinafter - the foreigner) who intends to be employed in Ukraine, assuming that there are no employees who can do this type of work in the country (region), or there are reasonable grounds of using the labor of foreign experts, unless otherwise stipulated by international treaties of Ukraine.
This document can only be received after the positive decision of Commission, which examines documents provided by the employer (or authorized representative of the employer). The permit may be issued for a period not exceeding one year (and it may be renewed for the same period of not more than one year (each year).
The permit to employ the foreigner (non-resident of Ukraine) is issued to the employer, that is registered at the employment center as a payer of insurance payments to Fund of obligatory state social insurance of Ukraine in case of unemployment and has no debts before this fund.
In order to receive the work permit the following documents are to be submitted to the Commission:
o application (containing background) of the employer;
o copies of documents regarding the education of the foreigner (duly legalized and translated into Ukrainian, certified by the translator's signature);
o copies of passport pages with personal data of the foreigner with a notarized translation;
o two photos of foreigner in color 3,5 x 4,5 centimeters;
o document issued by the medical institution that a foreigner is not ill (chronic alcoholism, substance abuse, drug addiction or other infectious diseases, the list of which is approved by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine);
o letter from the employer confirming that the position does not require access to classified (secret) information or Ukrainian citizenship;
o Reference of the Ministry of Internal affairs about absence of conviction record if the foreigner is in Ukraine, or reference from the relevant foreign authorities, if the foreigner is abroad;
o Form 3-PN (primary submitting);
o Power of attorney authorizing our employees to effect actions regarding receipt of work permit .
We offer services regarding preparation and submission of the documents for obtaining work permits for foreigners, as well as for the extension of work permits. We will consult you on all the related issues, and if necessary, tell you where you can get the appropriate references in Ukraine.