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CAN YOU BE STOPPED, QUESTIONED AND SEARCHED BY POLICE IN UKRAINE? WHAT DOES STOP, QUESTIONING AND SEARCH INVOLVE ACCORDING TO UKRAINIAN LEGISLATION?

CAN YOU BE STOPPED, QUESTIONED AND SEARCHED BY POLICE IN UKRAINE? WHAT DOES STOP, QUESTIONING AND SEARCH INVOLVE ACCORDING TO UKRAINIAN LEGISLATION?

Published on May 31, 2021 According to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 1236 About Establishment of Quarantine while Ukraine is under an adaptive quarantine (currently until June 30, 2021) everyone should carry ID.  What are the identity documents in Ukraine? According to Article 13 of the Law of Ukraine On […]


HOW CAN A FOREIGNER OPEN A PERSONAL CURRENT BANK ACCOUNT IN UKRAINE?

HOW CAN A FOREIGNER OPEN A PERSONAL CURRENT BANK ACCOUNT IN UKRAINE?

Updated on May 24, 2021  Here we take a look at the offers from three popular banks in Ukraine: Ukrsibbank, PrivatBank and Monobank.   UKRSIBBANK (BNP PARIBAS GROUP) The pros and cons:      + Only a passport or a residence permit is needed to open a personal current account (no tax identification number or […]


UKRAINIAN PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR FOREIGN IT PROFESSIONALS

UKRAINIAN PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR FOREIGN IT PROFESSIONALS

Updated on May 24, 2021  In 2021 the Government of Ukraine simplified the conditions for obtaining a permanent residence permit for foreign IT professionals. In particular, the quotas were increased, the list of professions and qualification requirements were revised. To obtain an immigration permit and a permanent residence permit an applicant needs to take the […]


ENTRY / EXIT REQUIREMENTS

ENTRY / EXIT REQUIREMENTS

Updated on May 24, 2021 A good source of information about current rules of crossing Ukrainian border, self-isolation requirements, list of “green zone / red zone” countries, etc., available in English: https://visitukraine.today/ They also provide links to some insurance companies where you can purchase your entry insurance policy, which covers COVID-19 treatment and observation. As […]


OVERSTAYING

OVERSTAYING

Updated on May 24, 2021 How to calculate your 90 days of stay out of 180? It’s easy with the tool provided by the State Migration Service of Ukraine: https://dmsu.gov.ua/en-home/e-services/duration-of-stay-calculation.html With the help of the service it is possible to calculate the number of days of stay in the country. Step by step enter the […]


How to get a residence permit in Ukraine?

How to get a residence permit in Ukraine?

Updated on May 25, 2021 Ukraine offers several opportunities to foreigners, who would like to open a business or invest in Ukraine. Temporary Residence Permit (TRP) If a foreigner opens a company in Ukraine and employs himself in the company in any position (usually becomes a director), then the foreigner is eligible for a 3-year […]


What should be checked before buying a real estate in Ukraine?

What should be checked before buying a real estate in Ukraine?

The real estate market in Ukraine is undergoing a rather steep rise. Buying a property is one of the most stable ways to invest your savings in Ukraine. At the same time, without properly checking there is a chance to buy “a pig in a poke”. Careful check-up will help you to minimize risks associated […]


Extension of the work permit for a new period

Extension of the work permit for a new period

SERVICE OVERVIEW Any work permit can be extended (prolonged) for the same time, as it was issued. A one year permit may be prolonged for a new 1-year term. A 3-year permit may be prolonged for a new 3-year term. For prolongation, the employer should submit the application, a photo card of the employee and […]


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 […]