Permanent residence permit in Ukraine

Ukraine permanent residence

Registration of immigration permit can be done on the following grounds:

The quota of immigration is established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in the order determined by him according to categories of immigrants:

— for people of science and culture, whose immigration is in the interests of Ukraine
— for highly skilled specialists and workers, the urgent need of which is tangible for the Ukrainian economy
— for people who have made a foreign investment in the economy of Ukraine in a foreign convertible currency for an amount not less than 100 (one hundred) thousand US dollars, registered in the manner determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
— for people who are a full brother or sister, grandfather or grandmother, granddaughter or granddaughter of Ukrainian citizens
— for people who were previously citizens of Ukraine
— for parents, husband (wife) of the immigrant and his underage children
— for people who have been residing continuously on the territory of Ukraine for a period of three years from the date of establishing the status of a person who has suffered from human trafficking
— for people who served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine for three years or more

Immigration permit outside the immigration quota is granted:

— for one of the spouses, if the second spouse with whom he / she has been married for more than two years is a citizen of Ukraine, children and parents of citizens of Ukraine
— for people who are trustees or caretakers of Ukrainian citizens or are under the care or care of citizens of Ukraine
— for people who have the right to acquire Ukrainian citizenship by territorial origin
— for people whose immigration is of public interest to Ukraine
— for foreign Ukrainians, spouses of foreign Ukrainians, their children in the event of their joint entry and stay on the territory of Ukraine

Processing time:

not more than one year from the date of filing an application

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Essential and Background Information

Ukraine permanent residence permit allows a foreign citizen or stateless person a lot of advantages, such as long stay in Ukraine, visa-free entry, no additional costs with frequent visa, employment without issuing additional permits. Also permanent residence foreigner equates the rights to the citizens of Ukraine, with reservations expressly provided for in the law. You need only remember that the residence certificate should be updated at the age of 25 and 45 years.

How to get Ukrainian permanent residence 

In accordance with Ukraine immigration laws on Ukraine immigration official website there are two groups of people who are eligible for permanent residence registration.

The first group includes those that are made under the immigration quota. They are necessary state highly skilled, culture and science, major investors, who contributed more than 100 thousands USD. Also in this group fall victims of trafficking and refugees, former Ukrainian citizens and their family members (grandparents, grandchildren, brother and sister). Issued quota parents, children and the spouse of a person who has received a permanent residence.

The second group is made except those quotas. This may be the spouse of a citizen of Ukraine, its children or parents, guardians or caregivers, persons under guardianship or the care of a citizen of Ukraine, as well as those of citizenship which Ukraine is a matter of national importance.

If the foreigner draws up permanent residence, in the territory of Ukraine, at the same time he issued an immigration permit. If a foreign national is outside the Ukraine, it must first get permission to immigrate and seek with him to the consulate to open an immigrant visa.

The term for considering an application for an immigration permit is not may exceed one year from the date of its submission.