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3-year work permit for the special category of employees

3-year work permit for the special category of employees

There are special rules will apply to certain categories of foreign employees such as: (i) so-called “highly paid” professionals with a salary not less than fifty statutory minimum wages (approximately EUR 5,000), (ii) founders/shareholders/beneficial owners of legal entities incorporated in Ukraine, (iii) graduates of the top 100 universities (per the list approved by the government), […]


Employment of a non-resident by a Ukrainian company

Employment of a non-resident by a Ukrainian company

On 23 May 2017, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Making Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on Elimination of Barriers to Attraction of Foreign Investments” (the “Law”), which came into force on 27 September 2017. The Law sets forth new rules and procedures for employment of the foreigners by […]


Category of foreigners, who may work without a work permit

Category of foreigners, who may work without a work permit

Not all foreigners need a work permit to be able to work in Ukraine. There are some exceptions and we will tell you about them Without the work permit can be employed: 1) foreigners permanently residing in Ukraine (having Permanent residence permit); 2) foreigners who have acquired refugee status or have received a permit for […]


List of documents for a work permit

List of documents for a work permit

List of documents for a work permit Below you will find a list of documents needed for the work permit. From the employee (foreigner): copy of the passport with certified translation to Ukrainian; one photo card of a foreigner in the size of 3.5 x 4.5 cm; From the employer (company): a copy of the […]


5 steps to get a work permit in Ukraine

5 steps to get a work permit in Ukraine

5 steps to get a work permit in Ukraine First of all, it is important to remember the employer (a company) should apply for a work permit in order to hire a foreign employee. The work permit has the name of the employer and employee. It means this work permit is valid only for one […]