E-visa to Ukraine reqirements in 2019

03.12.2018 | Legal

Recently, the Government of Ukraine has established the requirements for visa to Ukraine and abolished the possibility for citizens of some countries (check the list below) to apply for a visa on arrival. Starting from 2019 they will need to get E-visa before traveling to Ukraine. Such a visa to Ukraine will be valid for 30 days and is for one entry only.

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The application process for E-visa to Ukraine is consist only of the online application system and the visa will be issued without necessity of an actual visit to the embassy. The E-visa itself shall be printed if issued.

Purpose of visit

The list of purposes for obtaining E-visa to Ukraine was extended. Now it can be issued for tourism, business, private visit, health care, journalism, sport or education purpose.

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The application for E-Visa to Ukraine can be submitted not earlier than 3 months and not less than 10 business days prior the visit to Ukraine, the applicant will need to attach the scan copies of the standard documents such as:

  1. First page of the passport;
  2. Documents confirming the purpose of the visit (such as tourism voucher, hotel and flights booking / private invitation letter / business invitation letter, investment documents / medical documents etc);
  3. Insurance certificate with not less than 30,000 EURO coverage;
  4. Sufficient funds confirmation (approximately 1600 USD per 30 days).

Visa fee

Accordingly, the E-visa consular fee was increased to 85 USD.

Here you can check the list of countries whose citizens used to enjoy the right to get a visa on arrival and be attentive in planning your future visits to Ukraine starting 2019:

  • Australia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Kingdom of Bahrain
  • Republic of Vanuatu
  • Republic of Guatemala
  • Republic of Honduras
  • Grenada
  • Commonwealth of Dominica
  • Republic of India
  • Republic of Indonesia
  • The state of Qatar
  • People’s Republic of China
  • State of Kuwait
  • Republic of Mauritius
  • Malaysia
  • Mexican United States
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • New Zealand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sultanate of Oman
  • People’s Republic of China
  • State of Kuwait
  • Republic of Mauritius
  • Malaysia
  • Mexican United States
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • New Zealand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Sultanate of Oman
  • Republic of Palau
  • Republic of Peru
  • Independent State of Samoa
  • Republic of El Salvador
  • Republic of Palau
  • Republic of Peru
  • Independent State of Samoa
  • Republic of El Salvador
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Republic of Seychelles
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Republic of Singapore
  • Democratic Republic of East Timor (Timor-Leste)
  • Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tuvalu

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