Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

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Frequently asked questions

Visa issues

Do I need a visa to visit Ukraine?

Please check whether you need a visa to enter Ukraine here


How do I apply for a visa?

Please follow this link to see information on supporting documents and visa application procedure


Are there any requirements for my passport validity in order to apply for a visa?

Your passport / travel document should compy with the following requirements:

- be valid for at least 3 months after the intended date of departure from Ukraine;

- have at least 2 pages free from any visas/marks/stamps;

- be issued for no more than 10 years.


Can I apply for my visa on arrival?

MFA visa divisions at border check points at "Boryspil" and "Odesa" international airports may issue visas in certain cases (emergency visa on arrival). Detailed information may be found here.


Can I apply for my e-Visa?

Please visit the MFA e-Visa webpage for eligible countries and e-Visa application process. More details on e-Visa application procedure can be found at the ”Help” section of the MFA e-Visa website.


Can my visa be extended?

Ukraine’s visas cannot be extended. Foreigners / stateless persons staying in Ukraine upon their visas may apply for the extension of their stay while in Ukraine through Ukraine’s State Migration Service local offices. Please see Ukraine’s State Migration Service website for more information on the procedure. 

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