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RESOLUTION OF THE CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE

of March 1, 2017 No. 118

About approval of Rules of execution of visas to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory

According to part one of article 10 of the Law of Ukraine "About legal status of foreigners and stateless persons" the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decides:

1. Approve Rules of execution of visas to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory which are applied.

2. In the subitem 8 of Item 4 of the Regulations on the Public migratory service of Ukraine approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of August 20, 2014 No. 360 (The Official Bulletin of Ukraine, 2014, No. 69, the Art. 1923), words "invitations to foreigners and stateless persons on receipt of a visa for entry into Ukraine," to exclude.

3. Recognize invalid resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine according to the list which is attached.

4. This resolution becomes effective in 30 days from the date of its publication.

Prime Minister of Ukraine

V. Groysman

Approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of March 1, 2017 No. 118

Rules of execution of visas to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory

General part

1. These rules determine the procedure of registration to foreigners and stateless persons of visas to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory.

2. The terms used in these rules have the following value:

the visa which is drawn up in electronic form, - the permission necessary for entry into Ukraine or for transit through its territory which is drawn up remotely online - means of the Internet and visa information and telecommunication system;

the visa questionnaire - the statement for execution of the visa to entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory which form is approved the MFA;

the visa label - color sticker of the sample established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine which is pasted in the passport of the foreigner and stateless person;

visa information and telecommunication system - the electronic information and telecommunication system intended for storage, protection and information processing about person and about visas which are drawn up using its means;

the visa petition - the address of the foreigner or stateless person, including the visa questionnaire and documents necessary for execution of the visa;

the external supplier of services - the company which on terms of the contract provides services in acceptance, preliminary consideration and transfer to authorized body of visa petitions of foreigners and stateless persons about execution of visas to entry into Ukraine;

the certificate of the foreign Ukrainian - the document certifying the status of person as the foreign Ukrainian according to the Law of Ukraine "About foreign Ukrainians";

authorized body - foreign diplomatic organization of Ukraine, department of consular service MFA, representation the MFA in the territory of Ukraine;

the authorized person - the employee of authorized body to whom the written decision of department of consular service MFA assigns fulfillment of duties on consideration of visa petitions and decision makings about execution of visas.

Other terms in these Rules are used in the value given in the Law of Ukraine "About legal status of foreigners and stateless persons".

Types of visas, term of their action. the list of the documents submitted for execution of visas

3. Visas depending on purpose of visit are divided into the following types designated by alphabetic code (letters of the Latin alphabet - in machine-readable zone):

transit visa (it is designated by letter B, in machine-readable zone - VB);

the short-term visa (it is designated by letter C, in machine-readable zone - VC);

the long-term visa (it is designated by letter D, in machine-readable zone - VD).

4. The transit visa is drawn up to foreigners and stateless persons in case of transit through the territory of Ukraine to the third state, and also implementation of transit transportation of goods and passengers by road transport.

The transit visa is drawn up as one-time, two - and repeated for the period specified in the documents which are the basis for execution of such visa, but no more than for one year if other is not provided by international treaties of Ukraine. At the same time stay term in the territory of Ukraine during each transit through its territory shall not exceed five days.

The short-term visa is drawn up to foreigners and stateless persons for entry into Ukraine if the term of their stay in Ukraine does not exceed 90 days within 180 days.

The short-term visa is drawn up as one-time, two - and repeated, as a rule, for six months or the period specified in the documents which are the basis for execution of such visa, but no more than for five years. At the same time effective period of the visa cannot exceed passport effective period taking into account requirements of paragraph two of the subitem 1 of Item 5 of these rules.

If the foreign state draws up visas to citizens of Ukraine for the term exceeding five years, effective period of the short-term visa to citizens of such state is determined by department of consular service MFA taking into account the principle of reciprocity.

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