Receipt of residence permit (temporary or permanent)/ prolongation of residence permit
Foreigners and stateless persons (hereinafter – the “foreigners”), who arrived to Ukraine on legal backgrounds may temporarily remain in the country. Period of stay and mode of travel ( with or without visa) is stipulated in international agreements between governments of countries. For example, a French citizen may stay in Ukraine up to 90 days within 180 days, a citizen of Serbia – up to 30 days within 60 days, Hong Kong (China) – up to 14 days.
For violation of established procedure of registration or violation of the terms of staying in Ukraine, the foreigners are the subjects of administrative liability in the form of a warning or a fine from 30 to 50 non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens, which in monetary terms is UAH 510-850 if it was detected at checkpoints at the state border of Ukraine.
For violation of established procedure of registration or violation of the terms of staying in Ukraine, detected on the territory of Ukraine, deportation and prohibition to enter the territory of Ukraine are also possible to be applied.
Therefore, it is important to receive the residence permit correctly: a document that allows long-term residence at the territory of Ukraine.
Our company offers services of assistance in receipt/prolongation of residence permits (permanent or temporary), depending on appropriate backgrounds.
Assistance of professionals will help you save time and nerves required to study law, documentation and communication with the competent authorities.
There are 2 types of residence permits: temporary and permanent. Differences, backgrounds and the necessary documents to receive them are presented below.
|Temporary residence permit||Permanent residence permit|
|Backgrounds for receiving||– employment in Ukrainian company;- the foreigner is involved in projects of international technical assistance, registered according to the procedure stipulated by law;- preaching of religious beliefs, the performance of religious rites or other canonical activities at the invitation of a religious organization approved by the relevant government authority;- participation in the activity of affiliates, branches, representative offices and other structural units of public organizations of foreign states, registered in accordance with legislation;- employment at the representative offices of foreign business entities in Ukraine;- employment at the branches or representative offices of foreign banks registered in accordance with legislation;- provision of cultural, scientific and educational activities on the grounds and in the manner established by international treaties, participation in regional and international volunteer programs, participation in the activities of voluntary organizations;- correspondents and representatives of foreign media;- foreigners who came for study;- family reunification with the citizens of Ukraine, marriage with Ukrainian citizens;- family members of a foreigner who has received a temporary residence permit.||– persons who effected foreign investment into the economy of Ukraine in foreign currency converted at a rate not less than one hundred thousand dollars, registered according to the procedure stipulated by law;- workers of science and culture, whose immigration meets the interests of Ukraine;- highly qualified specialists and employees, who the economy of Ukraine has an urgent need for;- brothers and sisters, grandparents, grandchildren of citizens of Ukraine;- ex-citizens of Ukraine; – parents, husband (wife) of the immigrant, his children of minority age;- persons who continuously stayed at the territory of Ukraine for the period of 3 years from the date of receiving the status of the person who has suffered from human trafficking;- one of the marriage partners if another one is a citizen of Ukraine for more than 2 years, children and parents of citizens of Ukraine;- persons who are guardians or trustees of the Ukrainian citizens, or are under the care or custody of the citizens of Ukraine;- persons who are eligible for citizenship of Ukraine on the backgrounds of territorial origin;- persons whose immigration is of state interest for Ukraine;- Ukrainians abroad, foreign marriage partners of Ukrainians abroad and their children in case of common entry and residence on the territory of Ukraine;- Foreigners and stateless persons who before the decision regarding the termination of Ukrainian citizenship were permanently residing on the territory of Ukraine and after the decision about the termination of the Ukrainian citizenship remained on its territory permanently, are considered to have permanent residence in Ukraine.|
|Necessary documents||– application,- visa (in some cases);- passport;- translation of the passport document into the Ukrainian language, duly certified;- 4 photos 3,5Х4,5 сm;- the original and copy of the reference about receiving of registration number of the taxpayer registrar card (identification number);- medical policy;- receipt certifying payment of the state fee.||– application;- a copy of the immigration permit;- visa (in some cases);- passport;- translation of the passport document into the Ukrainian language, duly certified;- 4 photos 3,5Х4,5 сm;- the original and copy of the reference about receiving of registration number of the taxpayer registrar card (identification number);- medical policy;- receipt certifying payment of the state fee.|
|Term of receiving||7 business days||15 business days|
|Term of validity||Issued for a period of 1 year and can be extended every year (while there are backgrounds for residence permit)||Not limitedIs to be exchanged when foreigner reaches ages of 25 and 45 years old.|