Visa policy of Ukraine

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Visitors to Ukraine must obtain a visa from one of the Ukrainian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Ukraine

Visa not required for indefinite stay[edit]

Citizens of the following 6 countries can enter Ukraine without a visa for an indefinite stay.[2]

Visa not required for limited stay[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 57 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine without a visa for a stay up to 90 days within a 180 day period, except where otherwise noted.[2]

1 - up to 30 days within a 60 day period.
2 - up to 14 days.
3 - visa not required for service, tourist and private trips on conditions that documents certifying the purpose of the trip are provided
4 - up to 60 days.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 5 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine by obtaining a visa on arrival for a stay up to 15 days:[5][6]

Invitation letter exemption[edit]

Nationals of the following countries are not required to provide an invitation letter in order to obtain a visa for Ukraine:[7][8]


Crimea is under de facto Russian control and the visa policy of Russia applies.[9] Ukraine announced that foreigners should comply with Ukrainian visa regime including obtaining a Ukrainian visa if one is necessary and that otherwise it may entail sanctions for "support of the temporary occupation of the Ukrainian territory".[10]


  1. ^ "Visa Information - Ukraine". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Visa requirements for foreigners entering Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
  3. ^ Завтра вступають в дію обмеження щодо строків перебування росіян в Україні
  4. ^ Ukraine's Coastal Guard: З 7 квітня для громадян Російської Федерації змінюються терміни тимчасового перебування на території України
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  6. ^ [2]
  7. ^ [3]
  8. ^ [4]
  9. ^ Foreigners Now Need Russian Visa to Visit Crimea
  10. ^ Ukraine insists on right of issuing Crimean visa