Updated: Jun 28, 2019
A work permit, for example, gives a foreigner a right to apply for a temporary residence permit that allows him/her to stay in Ukraine more than 90/180 days. But not only work permits can be used to receive temporary residence.
Article 5 of the Law of Ukraine On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons sets what categories of foreigners can obtain a temporary residence permit:
those who came to Ukraine with an employment purpose;
those who came to Ukraine for realization of international technical projects;
those who are invited to Ukraine by churches for preaching;
those who work in Ukrainian branches of foreign NGOs;
those who work in Ukrainian representation offices of foreign companies;
those who work in Ukrainian representation offices and branches of foreign banks;
those who came to do educational, cultural, scientific activities according to international treaties of programs;
those who work in Ukrainian NGOs;
journalists of foreign mass media;
founders, shareholder and beneficiaries of Ukrainian companies provided that the value of his/her share is not less than EUR 100 000;
students of Ukrainian educational facilities;
those who came to Ukraine for a family reunion.
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