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TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT BASED ON EMPLOYMENT

Updated: Jul 9, 2019


As you can read in our article “Temporary Residence Permit Candidates”, there are 12 categories of foreigners who can obtain temporary residence. The process of obtaining temporary residence differs a little bit for each of the categories. Thus, here we will analyse one of the most common grounds used by foreigners to get a Ukrainian residence – employment.


The procedure for applying for a temporary residence permit is regulated by the Order of Arranging, Issuance, Change, Cancellation, Shipment, Withdrawal, Return to the State, Recognition Null and Void and Termination of the temporary residence permit, approved by the Regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 322 dated April 25, 2018.


To get a temporary residence permit a foreigner must submit to the State Migration Service of Ukraine the following documents:

  1. application by the established form signed by the foreigner;

  2. original of the foreigner’s passport having the D-type visa that is returned to the foreigner after being checked;

  3. copy of the foreigner’s passport with the D-type visa;

  4. translation into the Ukrainian language of the foreigner’s passport with the D-type visa;

  5. bank receipt certifying payment of the state duty for granting temporary residence;

  6. four (4) colored photos in size of 3.5 x 4.5 centimeters;

  7. insurance policy;

  8. declaration of the Ukrainian company with its undertaking to notify the State Migration Service about early termination or expiration of the foreigner’s employment contract;

  9. original of the foreigner’s work permit that is returned to the foreigner immediately;

  10. copy of the foreigner’s work permit.

A temporary residence permit is issued within 15 calendar days from the date of submitting the documents.


A temporary residence permit is issued for up to three (3) years.


A temporary residence permit will be handed over to the foreigner in person thus no PoA is possible in this case.


State duties for issuance of a temporary residence permit are:

  • UAH 34.00 state duty;

  • UAH 447.46 administration fee for a permit’s blank;

  • UAH 340.00 fee for issuance of the permit.

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