Visa to Ukraine
02 November 2020 11:30

Starting from 01 November 2020 the MFA of Ukraine shall be issuing foreigners with Ukrainian electronic visas (e-Visa) via improved and facilitated procedure:

1. e-Visas shall be issued for a single or a double entry into Ukraine and allow their holders to stay in Ukraine for up to 30 days where the purpose of the trip is business / private visit / tourism / medical treatment / cultural, scientific, educational or sports activities / foreign mass media staff visit.

2. Applicants shall be given a choice of the application mode procedure – either expedited (1 business day) or standard (3 business days) service.

3. e-Visa fees have been significantly reduced:

single entry e-Visa – 20 USD*, double entry e-Visa – 30 USD*

* standard service. Fees are doubled for expedited procedure

How to apply:

register at the MFA web-platform

fill in the application form, upload scanned copies of supporting documents (passport, invitation etc.) and pay the consular fee online with a bank card

e-Visa is sent to the applicant’s email address (in pdf format).


Upon arrival to Ukraine, all applicants should present the printed e-Visa along with their valid passport to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service officers.


e-Visa advantages:

online procedure allows applicants to both submit their application and receive their e-Visa at any convenient time; no visit to a consulate required

e-Visa application processing status may be tracked online

all e-Visas are issued by the MFA of Ukraine

information support is available via e-mail ([email protected])


45 e-Visa eligible countries:








Costa Rica

Dominican Republic

El Salvador























Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines




Solomon Islands

South Africa




Trinidad and Tobago




** According to the Decree of the President of Ukraine of 28 July 2020 no. 295/2020 «On temporary introduction of the visa free regime for nationals of the People’s Republic of China visiting Ukraine with a tourist purpose» from 01 August 2020 till 31 January 2021 China nationals are temporarily exempt from visa requirements for entering and staying in Ukraine for up to 30 days within 180 days where the purpose of travel is tourism.

Rules for obtaining visas for entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory are approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine* Nr.118 of 1 March 2017.

In order to get a visa to Ukraine you have to register visa application online and schedule an appointment at the Ukrainian Consular office in Norway through the site

After that, bring personally the following documents:

1. passport (travel document)+ copy

2. Norwegian residence permit + copy

3. copy of the booking of the hotel in Ukraine for all the period of stay in Ukraine

4. filled in visa application form

5. 1 photo (passport size)

6. travel medical insurance document (if you don’t have any valid one, you may refer to the DNB or any other bank to get “Forsikringsbevis”)

7. One of the following documents confirming sufficient financial support or guarantee of such support when entering Ukraine, staying in Ukraine, transit through Ukraine:

- cash in national currency of Ukraine or in convertible foreign currency (approx. 60USD for 1 day of stay + 300 USD extra);

- document indicating amount of funds which allows to receive the funds in banks of Ukraine;

- banking credit cards of international payment systems with attached bank account statement;

- document confirming hotel booking or housing, payment of food in Ukraine;

- contract for travel services (voucher);

- letter of guarantee from the host company or private person with obligations to bear all expenses related to a foreigner’s or a stateless person’s stay in Ukraine and leaving from Ukraine;

- return ticket to the country of citizenship, to the country of residence or to another country.

Control over the availability of sufficient financial provision as well as verification of possibility to get such provision legally in Ukraine is provided:

- by diplomatic missions and consular offices of Ukraine, consular department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and its representations in Ukraine – when applying for visa;

- at border check points – when crossing the State border of Ukraine;

- by regional offices of the State Migration Service of Ukraine – when applying for extension of stay in Ukraine or obtaining invitation which is required for visa.

This Procedure does not apply to:

- foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing in Ukraine;

- persons referred to in paragraphs 4 and 5 of Article 16 of the Law of Ukraine "On legal status of foreigners and stateless persons";

- foreigners and stateless persons who are subject to the Law of Ukraine "On refugees and persons who are in need of additional or temporary protection".

8. payment receipt for visa (visa fee is 715 NOK, processing time - 10 working days). for express visa (5 working days processing) you have to pay 1430 NOK. The account number at DNB Bank is 7058 05 83219. The payment shall be made before registering your application online, payment receipt printed out and sent to the Embassy with the full set of documents. The processing time of an application filed within regular service may be extended for up to 30 working days if additional checks are necessary.

Since 1 September 2005, Norwegian citizens can enter Ukraine, including for the purpose of transit, visa free, if the period of their stay in Ukraine does not exceed 90 days.

This regime was established by the Decree of the President of Ukraine* Nr.1131/2005 of 26 July 2005 in order to ensure the free movement of persons, goods, services and capital, as well as to intensify bilateral contacts between Ukraine and the Member States of the European Union.

The regime of entry into Ukraine of citizens of other countries differs depending on the country. Such information as to all countries is published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine at the following link:

Relevant information is also available on the tourist portal “VisitUkraine” in the section “General Rules of Border Crossing” – “Search by Country”.

Depending on the purpose of the trip to Ukraine, visas are divided into short-term, long-term and transit types.

Transit visa (B) is issued to foreigners in the case of transit through the territory of Ukraine to a third country, as well as transit of goods and passengers by road. Transit visa is issued as a single, double and multiple entry visa for the period specified in the documents but not more than for 1 year. However, the period of stay on the territory of Ukraine during each transit journey should not exceed 5 days.

Short-term visa (C) is issued to foreigners to enter Ukraine, if the period of their stay in Ukraine does not exceed 90 days within 180 days. Short-term visa is issued as a single, double or multiple entry visa, usually valid for 6 months but not more than for 5 years.

Long-term visa (D) is issued to foreigners to enter Ukraine when a foreigner intends to apply for a temporary residence permit to stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days, for example for employment, work in representations of foreign entities in Ukraine, teaching, cultural, scientific, educational activities, etc. Long-term visa is issued as a multiple-entry visa valid for 90 days.

If a foreigner, including a Norwegian citizen, intends to stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days, he or she must obtain a long-term visa (D).

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