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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 analyze one of the grounds often used by foreigners to get a Ukrainian residence – volunteering.

To get a temporary residence permit based on volunteering 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. insurance policy;

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

  7. invitation of a NGO inviting the foreign volunteer;

  8. copy of the NGO’s registration certificate;

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

A temporary residence permit for volunteering is issued within 15 calendar days from the date of submitting the documents and is valid within one (1) year.

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.

Contact Legal Ideas law firm to get advice on your personal case.

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