About e-visa to Ukraine

E-Visa (a visa that is issued electronically) is a permit required for entry into Ukraine or for transit travel through its territory, which is issued remotely online – using the Internet and a special visa information and telecommunication system.

Visa information and telecommunications system is an electronic information and telecommunications system designed to store, protect and process information about a person and visas, which are processed using its funds.

Requirements for issuing visas in electronic form are established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.

On what period?

E-visa is issued as a one-off – for up to 30 days to enter Ukraine with a business, private, tourist purpose, as well as for the purpose of treatment, activities in the field of culture, science, education, sports, with the purpose of performing official duties by a foreign correspondent or representative of a foreign media.

The entry into Ukraine of a foreigner on the basis of an e-Visa is carried out at international checkpoints across the state border.

When can I file?

To obtain an electronic visa, a foreigner submits a visa application no earlier than three months and no later than 10 working days before the start of the planned trip. The visa application on behalf of a minor or incapacitated person is filed by one of the parents or another legal representative.

Filing a visa application includes:

  • registration on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine;
  • fill out a visa application form and upload photos;

admission to the completed application form scanned copies:

  • personal data pages of the passport document;
  • a valid health insurance policy covering expenses of at least € 30,000 or equivalent in another currency, unless otherwise provided by legislation or international treaties of Ukraine;
  • a document confirming the existence of sufficient financial security for the period of the planned stay and for returning to the state of origin or transit to a third state or the opportunity to receive sufficient financial security in a legal way on the territory of Ukraine;
  • a document confirming the purpose of the trip (in Ukrainian or English) in accordance with the points indicated below;
  • payment of the consular fee in a cashless form using electronic means of payment through the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

About invitation letter to Ukraine with the established special rules.

Do I need to print it on a printer?

For entry into the territory of Ukraine and departurefrom the territory of Ukraine, the e-Visa is submitted by a foreigner in hard copy together with a passport document to an official of the state border guard bodies and is maintained for the entire duration of his stay in Ukraine.



The Immigration Law Office was established in 2007. It provides assistance to foreign clients in Kiev (KV), Odessa (OD), Dnipro (DP), Lviv (LV), Kharkiv (KH), Lugansk (LG) and Donetsk (DN) regions, Crimea (KR) and others regions of Ukraine.