You can now apply for a residence permit in Ukraine abroad: details
The service of applying for a Ukrainian residence permit outside the country is available in five countries. Find out more about how the new service works, what is required to apply for a residence permit and who can get a document outside Ukraine
The State Enterprise "Document", which is part of the State Migration Service of Ukraine, is expanding the list of available services, in particular at the Passport Service centers abroad.
From now on, it is possible to apply for a residence permit in Ukraine at foreign service centers. This is reported by the press service of the State Enterprise "Document" on the "Passport Service" page.
Who and where can apply for a residence permit outside Ukraine?
The service of issuing/exchanging a residence permit in Ukraine is available for foreigners and stateless persons in five foreign citizen services "Passport Service".
Citizens can submit documents to the service center in Poland (Warsaw), Germany (Berlin), Slovakia (Bratislava), Spain (Madrid), and Turkey (Istanbul).
The press service notes that in the near future, the service of issuing/exchanging a residence permit will also be launched in the Czech Republic, in particular in Prague.
You can find the nearest "Passport Service" on the official website of the State Enterprise "Document". For more information and advice on obtaining the service, you can visit the official Facebook page of the agency.
How to get a residence permit in Ukraine in a foreign service?
Please note! Foreigners can obtain or exchange a permanent residence permit in Ukraine abroad in the following cases:
– theft or loss of a residence permit;
– the existing residence permit is unsuitable for further use;
– when a foreigner or stateless person reaches the age of 25 or 45 (provided that the existing residence permit does not contain a contactless electronic medium);
– when a person was unable to obtain a residence permit due to the full-scale invasion of the russian federation and the introduction of martial law in Ukraine.
In order to apply for a residence permit, a foreigner or stateless person must have a certified translation of his/her passport into Ukrainian and a previously issued permanent residence permit.
Important! For the period of testing of information systems, the electronic queue is not working, and the service in the Passport Services is carried out exclusively in the order of the live queue.
If you need advice on entering the territory of Ukraine or on other migration issues, please contact the highly qualified lawyers of Visit Ukraine. On our website, you can order a consultation with a specialist who will help you understand all the pressing issues related to crossing the Ukrainian border, collecting the necessary documents, obtaining permits or visas, etc.
In addition, you can order comprehensive legal support, which includes direct assistance from a lawyer in preparing the necessary documents.
We remind you! According to the official information provided by the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine at the request of Visit Ukraine, from 01.01.2023 to 01.08.2023, more than 1.3 million foreigners crossed the Ukrainian border. Read more about the citizens of which countries and for what purpose came to Ukraine most often this year by following the link.
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