Temporary residence permit in Ukraine
States with a visa entry procedure
Citizens of countries with a visa entry procedure arrive in Ukraine with a type D (D-13) visa obtained at the consular office of Ukraine in their home country upon invitation of the university to study. Within five working days after arriving at the university, but not later than 30 days before the visa expires, they are obliged to submit to the Department for Work with Foreign Students a passport and documents necessary for issuing a temporary residence permit in Ukraine ( further - certificate).
Countries with visa-free entry (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Uzbekistan)
Citizens of countries with a visa-free entry system can stay in Ukraine for up to 90 days in any 180-day period with the mandatory issuance of an invitation to study. That is, to calculate the permitted period of stay, 180 days are counted back from the date of submission of documents. A foreigner will not violate the rules if within this 180-day period he stayed in Ukraine for no more than 90 days. Such foreigners are obliged to provide the department for work with foreign students with a passport and documents necessary for issuing a permit within five working days after arriving at the university, but no later than 30 days before the end of the established period of stay in Ukraine.
- a passport document with a type D visa (D-13);
- translation into Ukrainian of the page of the passport document with personal data, notarized in Ukraine;
- a valid medical insurance policy for the period of study issued on the territory of Ukraine.
The procedure for processing, issuing, exchanging, canceling, forwarding, withdrawing, returning to the state, invalidating and destroying a temporary residence permit was approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated April 25, 2018 No. 322.
Foreigners who arrived in Ukraine for the purpose of studying and received a permit are considered to be legally staying on the territory of Ukraine for the period of study. Passports are issued to foreigners and stateless persons who have reached the age of 16.
The temporary residence permit is produced in the form of a card containing a contactless electronic medium.
A temporary residence permit is a document certifying the identity of a foreigner or a stateless person and confirming the legal grounds for temporary residence in Ukraine. The certificate is issued for the period of study, which is determined by the order of the university on establishing periods of study for foreign students.
Documents for issuing a temporary residence permit (including replacing a lost or stolen one), its exchange are submitted personally by a foreigner or a stateless person to a state enterprise that belongs to the sphere of management of the State Migration Service, or to a territorial body of the State Migration Service at the place of registration.
Documents for issuing a temporary residence permit are submitted no later than 15 working days before the end of the established period of stay in Ukraine.
In the event of the occurrence of circumstances (events) in connection with which the temporary residence permit is subject to exchange (except for the expiration of its validity period), documents for its exchange shall be submitted within one month from the date of occurrence of such circumstances (events).
If a temporary residence permit expires, documents for its exchange may be submitted no later than 15 working days before the expiration date. In such a case, the temporary residence permit subject to exchange is returned to the person after receiving the documents and is surrendered by him when obtaining a new temporary residence permit.
After receiving a temporary residence permit, a foreigner must submit it within three working days to the department for work with foreign students (Pyrogova Street 9, room 134) for registration of the place of residence in Ukraine.