Guidance On Obtaining an Electronic Visa (E-Visa) to Ukraine
Requirements for an E-Visa to Ukraine
The legislation provides the possibility for citizens of some countries (please see the list below) to apply for a visa online. The Electronic Visa (hereinafter – e-Visa) is issued for a term up to 30 days and is intended for single or double entry only, depending on the visa type.
The application for an e-Visa to Ukraine is made through an online application system. The visa is issued without any visits to the consulate and shall simply be printed out.
The Purpose of Visit
An e-Visa may be issued for:
– private travel;
– medical treatment;
– cultural, scientific, educational or sport activities;
– foreign mass media staff service.
The application for an e-Visa to Ukraine has to be submitted not earlier than 3 months in advance and not later than 1 working day before the intended visit to Ukraine. The applicant shall attach scanned copies of the following documents:
1. The first page of the passport (or another page of the passport containing the personal data of the holder);
2. Documents confirming the purpose of the entry (e.g. tourist voucher, hotel and flight booking / invitation letter from a private person or a legal entity, investment documents / medical documents, etc.);
3. Health insurance policy (with 30,000 EUR coverage);
4. Sufficient funds confirmation (approximately 1,600 USD per 30 days).
The visa fee for a single-entry e-Visa amounts to 20 USD, 30 USD – for a double-entry e-Visa. In the event of an urgent procedure, the fee shall be double.
Visa fee is compulsory for all categories of foreigners including children under the age of 6, diplomats, representatives of international organizations, and members of the official delegations of highest-level leaders.
The e-Visa applications are processed within 1 working day in case of an urgent procedure, and up to 3 working days in the usual procedures.
Please see below the list of countries the nationals of which require an e-Visa:
Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Kingdom of Bhutan
Plurinational State of Bolivia
Kingdom of Cambodia
People’s Republic of China
Republic of Costa Rica
Republic of Fiji
Republic of Guatemala
Republic of Haiti
Republic of Honduras
Republic of India
Republic of Indonesia
Republic of Kiribati
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Republic of Maldives
Republic of Mauritius
Mexican United States
Federated States of Micronesia
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Republic of Nauru
Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
Republic of Nicaragua
Republic of Palau
Republic of Peru
Republic of the Philippines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Republic of El Salvador
Independent State of Samoa
Republic of Seychelles
Republic of Singapore
Republic of South Africa
Republic of Suriname
Kingdom of Thailand
Democratic Republic of East Timor (Timor-Leste)
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Republic of Vanuatu