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TEMPORARY RESIDENCE PERMIT CANDIDATES

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:

  1. those who came to Ukraine with an employment purpose;

  2. those who came to Ukraine for realization of international technical projects;

  3. those who are invited to Ukraine by churches for preaching;

  4. those who work in Ukrainian branches of foreign NGOs;

  5. those who work in Ukrainian representation offices of foreign companies;

  6. those who work in Ukrainian representation offices and branches of foreign banks;

  7. those who came to do educational, cultural, scientific activities according to international treaties of programs;

  8. those who work in Ukrainian NGOs;

  9. journalists of foreign mass media;

  10. founders, shareholder and beneficiaries of Ukrainian companies provided that the value of his/her share is not less than EUR 100 000;

  11. students of Ukrainian educational facilities;

  12. those who came to Ukraine for a family reunion.

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