Consulate General of Ukraine in Chicago

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Visa information

Legislation

Ukraine's legislation on visa issues includes:

- The Law of Ukraine "On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons" (in Ukrainian);

- Rules on Issuing Ukraine's Entry and Transit Visas approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine no.118 of 1 March 2017 (in Ukrainian and English);

- Procedure for Providing Sufficient Funds by Foreigners and Stateless Persons Entering, Staying in, Transiting through or Leaving Ukraine approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine no.884 of 4 December 2013 (in Ukrainian);

- Guidelines on Processing Ukraine's Entry and Transit Visa Applications adopted by the Order of the Miinistry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Security Service of Ukraine no.469/897/605 of 30 October 2017 (in Ukrainian).

Guidelines on Issuing Electronic Visas adopted by the Order of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine no.558 of 18 December 2017 (in Ukrainian).

Visa types

Ukrainian visas are issued within 3 types:

- transit (B type) visas. B type visas are issued in cases where a foreigner/stateless person intends to transit through Ukraine and each transit period does not exceed 5 days. B type visas are issued as single / double / multiple entry visas valid for a maximum of 1 year or another period depending on supporting documents. 

- short-term (C type) visas. C type visas are issued in cases where a foreigner/stateless person intends to stay in Ukraine for up to 90 days within every 180 days. C type visas are issued as single / double / multiple entry visas valid for 6 months or another period depending on supporting documents but cannot be issued for more than a 5 year-term.

- long-term (D type) visas. D type visas are issued in cases where a foreigner/stateless person intends to apply for a temporary residence permit to stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days. D type visas are issued as multiple entry visas valid for 90 days.

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How to apply

Visa applications should be submitted to:

1) Ukraine's Embassies or Consulates abroad. Every foreigner or a stateless person who is required to have an entry Ukrainian visa may apply for her/his visa to the relevant Ukraine's Embassy or Consulate no earlier than 3 months before the date of the planned entry to Ukraine.

2) MFA visa divisions at border check points at "Boryspil" / "Kyiv (Zhuliany)" / "Odesa" international airports. This option is only available to foreigners - holders of passports of 32 specified countries who enter Ukraine with a tourist or business purpose and intend to stay in Ukraine for up to 15 days. List of eligible countries and detailed information may be found here.

3) Ukraine's Visa Centres operating in Luanda (Angola), Cairo (Egypt), New Delhi (India), (Beijing/Guangzhou/Shanghai (China), Beirut (Lebanon), Rabat (Morocco), Abuja (Nigeria), Tunis (Tunisia). Visa Centres recieve visa applications from foreigners and stateless persons residing in the mentioned countries only.

4) online via the https://evisa.mfa.gov.ua/ MFA website. E-Visas are issued to foreigners-holders of passports of 46 specified countries who intend to stay in Ukraine with a tourist or business purpose for up to 30 days. List of eligible countries and detailed information may be found here.

Visa application registration

MFA’s advice to all applicants is to fill in and register their visa applications for the relevant Embassy/Consulate/MFA division at an airport/Visa Centre online at  http://visa.mfa.gov.ua.

Registering, printing, signing and bringing your visa application form along with your supporting documents will make the application process easier and save your time.

Supporting documents

According to Ukraine’s Visa Rules all applicants should provide the following documents in order to apply for their visa:

1) passport/travel document which should comply with these requirements:

- be valid for at least 3 months after the intended date of departure from Ukraine;

- have at least 2 pages free from any visas/marks/stamps;

- be issued for no more than 10 years.

2) printed and signed visa application form (please see MFA advice on visa application registration above);

3) 1 applicant’s photo (35 * 45 mm);

4) proof that the applicant is a holder of (or is entitled to benefit from) a valid medical/travel insurance policy to cover Ukraine and the period of stay (the policy should provide a minimum of €30 000 or equivalent coverage). Holders of diplomatic/service passports are exempt from this requirement;

5) proof of sufficient funds to cover the costs of stay (e.g. bank statement for 2 recent months, cash in Ukrainian hryvnia/other convertible currency, bank cards along with current/savings account balance statements provided the bank cards can be cashed in Ukraine, hotel/accommodation booking, letter from the applicant’s employer/sponsor confirming their coverage of applicant’s expenses in Ukraine, a return/transit ticket etc). Holders of diplomatic/service passports are exempt from this requirement. For more details on this requirement please see the Procedure for Providing Sufficient Funds by Foreigners and Stateless Persons Entering, Staying in, Transiting through or Leaving Ukraine approved by the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine no.884 of 4 December 2013 (in Ukrainian).

6) paid visa fee receipt (unless stipulated otherwise by Ukraine’s legislation or Ukraine’s international treaty).

Please note that in cases where applicants reside in a country that is different from the country of their nationality/citizenship Ukraine’s Embassies/Consulates abroad may only be able to accept visa applications from applicants holding valid temporary/permanent residence documents (long-term visas/residence permits or their equivalents etc.).

Along with the mentioned documents applicants are expected to submit documents confirming the purpose of their planned visit to Ukraine:

for transit (B type) visas – one of the following:

- visa for another country (if required) and tickets;

- document(s) confirming that passengers/cargo are to transit through Ukraine by car/coach;

- international carrier license issued by the relevant authority of a foreign state

for short-term (C type) visas – one of the following:

- invitation letter from an entity/company/organisation registered in Ukraine, presented on the official letterhead, with indication of the entity/company/organisation’s number according to Ukraine’s Unified State Registry of Legal Entities, Individual Entrepreneurs and Citizens’ Associations, registration number, date and signature, full name of the invited person, information about his/her date and place of birth, nationality, passport details, place of residence, purpose of visit, duration of intended visit to Ukraine, number of entries and place of stay in Ukraine, legal person’s obligations to cover costs related to the invited person’s stay and/or departure from Ukraine;

- original of the notarized invitation letter from Ukraine’s national or a foreigner/stateless person who legally resides (temporarily or permanently) in Ukraine. Invitation should contain full surname and name(s) of the inviting person, details of his/her passport and temporary or permanent residency permit (for a foreigner/stateless person), address, and full name of the invited person, information about his/her date and place of birth, nationality, passport details, place of residence, purpose of visit, duration of intended visit to Ukraine, number of entries and place of stay in Ukraine, inviting person’s obligations to cover costs related to the applicant’s stay and/or departure from Ukraine. Copies of the inviting person’s Ukrainian passport (if an inviting person is Ukraine’s national) or copies of the foreigner’s/stateless person’s passport and their Ukrainian temporary/permanent residency permit (if an inviting person is a foreigner/stateless person) should be provided as well;

- invitation letter issued  by Ukraine’s ministries / other central executive authorities, state entities and organizations;

- passenger / cargo carriers’ contract as well as the relevant international passenger / cargo carrier’s license;

- certificate of a person of Ukrainian descent issued by Ukraine’s National Committee on Persons of Ukrainian Descent. If applicant’s family applies for this type of visa as well documents on their status and family relation to the applicant should also be provided;

- proof that the applicant’s main purpose of journey to Ukraine is tourism (hotel/accommodation booking(s), programme of stay, information on the tour(s) and the tour(s’) timeframes, tourist agency details, transfer details, sightseeing information etc.);

- invitation letter issued  by Ukraine’s hospital/medical treatment institution;

- document issued by the relevant regional/city state administration/bank confirming that the applicant has made an investment to Ukraine’s economy;

- document(s) confirming that the applicant owns property (real estate) allocated in Ukraine;

- invitation letter issued by a religious organization in Ukraine for a short-term performance of missionary activities accompanied  by a letter issued by Ukraine’s Ministry for Culture / Department on Religious Matters of  the relevant regional or city state administration – depending which authority has registered that religious organization;

- a letter of the foreign Mass Media with a request to issue a visa to the foreign correspondent/Mass Media staff member who intends to travel to Ukraine in his/her professional capacity;

- invitation letter issued  by foreign states’ authorities / international organizations;

- an Order of Ukraine’s Central Election Commission on registration of official observers from foreign states and international organizations for presidential elections, parliamentary elections, local elections and national referendums;

- document(s) confirming that the applicant is a spouse, a parent or a child of a citizen of Ukraine.

for long-term (D type) visas – one of the following:

- a certified copy of the work permit issued by Ukraine’s State Centre for Employment. Foreiners / stateless persons exempt from the requierement to obtain a work permit in order to be employed in Ukraine are to provide a copy of the work contract. Persons of Ukrainian descent are to provide their certificate of a person of Ukrainian descent and a copy of the work contract;

- a copy of the immigration permit issued by a local office of Ukraine’s State Migration Service;

- document(s) confirming that the applicant is a family member of a foreigner/stateless person who has been granted refuge/temporary protection in Ukraine. Certificates issued by foreign countries should be apostilled (legalized) and translated into Ukrainian as well as duly certified;

- invitation letter issued by a relevant Ukraine’s state authority/entity/organisation which is a recipient of international technical assistance project as well as a confirmation of the registration of the relevant international technical assistance project;

- invitation letter issued by a religious organisation duly registered in Ukraine for a long-term performance of religious/missionary/canonical activities accompanied  by a letter issued by Ukraine’s state authority which has registered that religious organization (e.g. Ukraine’s Ministry for Culture / Department on Religious Matters of  the relevant regional or city state administration);

- invitation letter issued by a foreign non-governmental organization (branch / office) duly registered in Ukraine;

- invitation letter issued by a foreign company duly registered in Ukraine;

- invitation letter issued by a branch of a foreign bank registered in Ukraine;

- invitation letter issued by a branch of a foreign Mass Media duly registered in Ukraine with a request to issue a visa to the Mass Media staff member;

- official letter/verbal note issued by a relevant foreign state authority/foreign diplomatic mission/international organisation (office) with a request to issue a long-term visa to the mission/organisation (office) staff member as well as her/his family members;

- invitation letter issued by Ukraine’s relevant government authority which implements respective cultural, educational, scientific, sport or volunteering programs or an invitation letter issued by an entity/institution/organisation engaging volunteers in their activities accompanied by the copy of that entity/institution/organisation’s state registration certificate;

- document(s) confirming that the applicant is a family member of a foreigner/stateless person residing in Ukraine upon a temporary residence permit accompanied by a copy of that foreigner/stateless person’s temporary residence permit as well as proof of that foreigner/stateless person’s sufficient funds to cover applicant’s expenses in Ukraine. Certificates issued by foreign countries should be apostilled (legalized) and translated into Ukrainian as well as duly certified;

- other documents (if stipulated by Ukraine’s international treaties).

Application processing times

Ukraine’s Embassies/Consulates abroad process visa applications and make visa decisions:

- in up to 5 working days from the day of application within expedited service (specific number of days to be defined by each Embassy/Consulate);

- in up to 10 working days from the day of application within regular service unless stipulated otherwise by Ukraine’s international treaties. Processing time of an application filed within regular service may be extended for up to 30 working days if additional checks are necessary.

MFA visa divisions at border check points at "Boryspil" / "Kyiv (Zhuliany)" / "Odesa" international airports process visa applications and make visa decisions on the day of application.

Visa fees

Ukraine’s Embassies/Consulates abroad charge $65.00 (basic visa fee) for processing visa applications via regular service.

Fees are doubled for all applications filed upon expedited service.

Visa fees for certain visa types for applicants from certain countries might differ from basic visa fee above due to reciprocity principle.

Please see reciprocal fees.

Information on visa fees may also be found at the relevant Embassy/Consulate website.

MFA visa divisions at border check points at "Boryspil" / "Kyiv (Zhuliany)" / "Odesa" international airports charge 2550 UAH fee (unless stipulated otherwise by Ukraine’s international treaties).

Fees are not refunded in case of visa refusal.


Visa Requirements

General provision (How, When and Where to Apply)

At the Consulate General of Ukraine in Ukraine applications are accepted in person between 9 AM and 12 PM from on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and between 2 PM and 4.30 PM on Monday and Wednesday.

Be advised that the Consulate General of Ukraine does NOT offer 1 (one) business day visa processing. We offer up to 10 business day for regular visa processing and rush processing for up to5  business days.

Since December 12, 2016 the Consulate started the issuance of the Ukrainian visas programmed by information-telecommunication system "Visa" that enables foreigners and stateless persons to register their visa application online and to schedule an appointment at the Ukrainian Consular office directly through the site http://visa.mfa.gov.ua .

The above mentioned innovation aimed at creating transparent and accessible conditions for issuing visas and simplifying visa procedures.

Please note that applicant’s photo uploaded to system "Visa" ought to be of a high quality (passport photo standard).»

PLEASE NOTE:

Visa processing starts only after we have registered your application and collected all necessary documents. A drop-off day is not counted as a business day.

FOR ALL VISAS THE FOLLOWING MUST BE SUBMITTED:

1. A national passport, valid for at least 90 days after the expiration date of the requested visa and having at least two blank visa-designated pages. Passport can't be valid more than 10 years; 

2. One Visa Application form per each passport holder - answered completely and legibly typed, dated and personally signed by the applicant aged 16 or over or by a parent or a legal guardian of the applicant under 16.

3. One color photo - recent, passport-sized, resembling applicant's travel document photo (Your passport photo must be full face, front view on a plain white or off-white background);

4. Valid international medical insurance, coverage of at least $35,000. When multi-entry visa is requested, availability of health insurance valid for the first intended visit to Ukraine shall be considered. Holders of diplomatic or service passport are exempt from this requirement;

5.Sufficient financial means for the period of intended stay and return to the country of origin or transit to a third country or guaranty to obtain sufficient financial resources in Ukraine. When multi-entry visa is requested, financial sufficiency for the first planned visit to Ukraine shall be considered. Holders of diplomatic or service passport are exempt from this requirement;

6. Money order for consular fee, unless otherwise stipulated by legislation or international treaties of Ukraine;

7. Proof of US immigration status for non US citizens:

Proof of legal U.S. immigration status:
    • Permanent Resident Card- notarized copy.
Original (copies are not accepted) of the following:
    • Valid US visa (e.g., H1B, F1)
    • Advance Parole Document
    • Employment Authorization Card
    • Valid DS 2019 (Formerly IAP66)
    • Valid I-20 (signed by school official)
    • Valid I-94 Arrival / Departure Record

8. A document/s related to the purpose of your visit

ENTRY / EXIT REQUIREMENTS FOR U.S. CITIZENS: You need a valid passport to enter Ukraine. If you are a U.S. citizen, you do not need to have a Ukrainian visa as long as you will be in Ukraine for fewer than 90 days within a 180-day period. You need a visa or valid Ukrainian residency permit for all stays longer than 90 days. You cannot get a Ukrainian visa at the airport or at the border. If you need a visa, please get it in advance at a Ukrainian Embassy or Consulate.

Check your visa carefully so that you know the validity period. You are responsible for knowing the rules for the type of visa you have. Sometimes U.S. citizens try to come to Ukraine before their visa allows. Remember, in Ukraine the date is written day-month-year. If you come to Ukraine before your visa allows, you can be stopped at the border, not allowed to enter Ukraine, and required to return to your point of origin at your own expense.

VISA FEES for US citizens:

Long-term multy-entry visa (D), which could be issued for applicants entering Ukraine with the purpose of obtaining documents permitting stay in Ukraine for the period of longer than 90 days. Within 90 days from the moment of entry to Ukraine a holder of long-term multy-entry visa should apply to relevant authorities in Ukraine for a permanent/temporary residence permit. Consular fee will be: 

- $ 160 for student visas and for mass-media visas,

- $ 190 for petition based visas,

- $ 325 for immigration visas and for family reunion visas,

- $ 345 for employment based visas.

  • On the RECIPROCAL BASIS FEES are WAIVED or REDUCED for persons listed in bilateral agreements.

VISA FEES for NON-US citizens are $65 dependless upon a type of the visa.

ATTENTION!

Types of visas and tariff rate, set on the basis of reciprocity

(US dollars)

 

Country

 

 

Notes

Single entry (В)

Double entry

(В)

Multiple entry

(В)

Single entry (С)

Double entry

(С)

Multiple entry

(С)

Single entry

(D)

Australia

112

-

-

112

-

-

385

1 – to enter Ukraine for employment

 

2 – to enter Ukraine for permanent residence

 

3 – to enter Ukraine with the purpose of studying

 

4 – to enter Ukraine with the purpose of preaching religious beliefs, perform religious rites or other canonical activities

 

5 – to enter Ukraine on the basis of invitation provided by offices of foreign entity, branch or representative office of a foreign bank, branch, branches, representative offices or other structural units of the public (nongovernmental) organization of a foreign state

 

6 – to enter Ukraine with the purpose of family reunion with persons who are citizens of Ukraine, or foreigners who have received a temporary or permanent residence in Ukraine

 

7 – to enter Ukraine with the purpose of the cultural, scientific, educational activities, participation in the international and regional volunteer programs or volunteer organizations

 

8 -  to enter Ukraine with the purpose of the correspondent or representatives of the foreign mass media

 

*** - free of charge.

 

* - US citizens will not be charged double for urgent processing of their visas

 

 

ATTENTION! If a specific tariff rate is not indicated in the chart, the standard tariff rate applies

Austria

Visa is not required

130

Algeria

100

-

-

100

-

-

-

Angola

-

-

-

100

-

-

100

Belgium

Visa is not required

261  1

Canada

Visa is not required

150  1

475  2

125  3

Côte d'Ivoire

110

    110    

110

Denmark

Visa is not required

578  1

305  3

405  4

Djibouti

95

135 135 95 135 135

135

Ethiopia

-

- 80 - - 80

80

Germany

Visa is not required

***

Hungary

Visa is not required

***

Israel

Visa is not required

189  2

Ireland

Visa is not required

101

Italy

Visa is not required

152

Jordan

84 127 254 84 127 254 254

Republic of Korea

Visa is not required

***

Kyrgyzstan

135

 

195  1,3,4

5,6,7,8

95    2

Latvia

Visa is not required

***

Lithuania

Visa is not required

***

Netherlands

Visa is not required

4051,3,4

5412

Norway

Visa is not required

4301

6902

3703

Pakistan

100

155

370

165

255

395

165

Poland

Visa is not required

***

Portugal

Visa is not required

119

Romania

Visa is not required

***

Saudi Arabia

-

-

-

533

600

800 (6 months)

1333 (1 year)

2133 (2 years)

533

Serbia

***

***

***

***

***

***

***

Slovakia

Visa is not required

***

Slovenia

Visa is not required

104

Sultanate of Oman

90

South Sudan

100

100

300

100

100

300

300

Turkey

 

851,3,6

USA*

Visa is not required

345  1

325  2,6

160  3,8

190  4,5,7

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Visa is not required

733   1

1828  2

418    3

733    4

1828  6

Finland

Visa is not required

576 

504 2

360 3

474 6

France

Visa is not required

108

Czech Republic

Visa is not required

139

Montenegro

Visa is not required

***

Japan

Visa is not required

***

 

Three classes of visas for non-US citizens:

1. Transit visa (B), which will allow transit through the territory of Ukraine within the period of 5 days. Travellers can apply for one entry, two entries, as well as multiple entries within the period of one year.

2. Short-term visa (C), non- petition based of visas, which will allow stay in Ukraine for less than 90 days within 180 days starting from the first entry to Ukraine. This visa will be issued as a one-entry, two-entries and multiple-entries valid for the period of up to 5 years.

3. Long-term multy-entry visa (D), petition-based of visas, which could be issued for applicants entering Ukraine with the purpose of obtaining documents permitting stay in Ukraine for the period of longer than 90 days. Within 90 days from the moment of entry to Ukraine a holder of long-term one-entry visa should legalize his status in Ukraine (apply to relevant authorities in Ukraine for a permanent/temporary residence permit or special stamp to the passport).

 For foreigners traveling to Ukraine the proof of sufficient funds is required

Foreigners intending to travel to Ukraine, reside in Ukraine, or travel through Ukraine are required to possess the amount of funds equal to 20 days' worth of average monthly per capita subsistence minimums, established in Ukraine on the day of arrival.

Therefore, as for February 1, 2014 a foreigner traveling to Ukraine is to possess average daily amount of approximately $100 U.S., adding extra 5 days reserve ($500 US).

The following documents may be presented to prove sufficient funds:

• Cash in Ukrainian hryvnia or in convertible currency;

• A valid bank document containing an account balance which can be presented for payments in Ukrainian banks;

• International pay system cards along with a statement of personal account balance confirming the funds;

• A document proving hotel or residence booking;

• A tourist voucher;

• A letter of invitation (guarantee) from the host/sponsor stating his/her ability to cover all the foreigner's expenses associated with the residence in Ukraine and departing its territory;

• A traveler’s return or transit ticket.

Please note!

In accordance with Article 21 of the Law of Ukraine, "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons," foreign travelers may be required to present the proof of their financial status for the purpose of selective control at Ukrainian border checkpoints while entering (including transit) the territory of Ukraine.

No proof of sufficient funds is required for the categories of visitors as follows:

• Foreigners or stateless persons under 18;

• Tourists on a cruise;

• Foreign aircrew and warship crew who arrive in Ukraine according to the applicable regulations (on terms agreed upon);

• Non-military vessel crew;

• Non-military crew of international airlines or international connection trains, who are on duty and reside within the facilities of airports or train stations;

• Heads of foreign states or governments, members of parliamentary or governmental delegations, and technical staff with the above representatives or their family members (accompanying on request of central authorities of Ukraine);

• When in service: officials of international organizations, staff members of their local branches in Ukraine, staff members of state representatives to international organizations that have headquarters in Ukraine and who are eligible for diplomatic privileges and immunities;

• UN certificate holders and officials of other organizations of the UN system, their family members;

• Chiefs of foreign diplomatic missions and consular offices, members of diplomatic personnel, consular officers, administrative and technical staff of diplomatic and consular institutions, staff of military attaché and trade representatives, their family members;

• Diplomatic and Service Passport Holders who travel to Ukraine to perform their official duties, their family members.

For applicants' convenience and faster service, documents may be submitted by mail. A self-addressed prepaid envelope is required for a return service. Please provide United States Postal Service Express or Priority Mail envelopes only. Due to too many falsified account numbers or Federal Express air bill no credit card account numbers or federal account numbers will be accepted, only prepaid pre addressed air bills.

On entry to the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol

Foreigners and stateless persons may entry the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol of Ukraine in accordance with the Law and international Treaties of Ukraine.

The Law of Ukraine "On protection of rights and freedoms of citizens and legal regime for the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine", as amended on 05.09.2014, regulates a procedure for entry of persons in the temporarily occupied territory and the departure from it.

According to Article 10 of the Law the citizens of Ukraine have the right to free and unimpeded access to the temporarily occupied territories and the departure from it through the control points of entry and exit upon presentation of a document confirming the identity and citizenship of Ukraine.

However, the entry of foreigners and stateless persons to the temporarily occupied territory and the departure from it is allowed only by special permission through the control points of entry and exit.

As of today, the relevant draft of Regulations on entry-exit procedure of foreigners and stateless persons to the temporarily occupied territory, developed by the Border control Administration, is on the approval with the concerned Ministers.

Thus, the foreigners from countries with visa entry regime, have to apply to the diplomatic missions or consular offices of Ukraine abroad for obtaining a Ukrainian visa.

Foreigners from countries with visa-free entry regime, may entry the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol of Ukraine only if crossing the border at border crossing points across the state border of Ukraine with putting relevant stamps into their passport documents or immigration cards.

However, it is important to know that:

- Violation of order of entry into the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine and the departure from it for the purpose of harming the interests of the state is punishable by imprisonment for up to three years or imprisonment for the same term, with confiscation of vehicles. The same acts committed repeatedly or by prior conspiracy, or by an official through abuse of office shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term of three to five years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years and forfeiture vehicle. The above-mentioned acts committed by an organized group shall be punishable by imprisonment for a term from five till eight years.

- Violation of order of entry into the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine and the departure from it punishable by a fine from one hundred till three hundred tax-free minimum incomes, or by an administrative arrest for up to fifteen days.

- Entry into Ukraine is not allowed for foreigners or stateless persons:

a. If a person attempts to enter the temporarily occupied territory through the control points of entry - exit without a special permission;

b. Foreigners and stateless persons who arrived to the control points of entry - exit from the temporarily occupied territory without permission, may not travel further and in the shortest time they should be returned to the temporarily occupied territory from which they came, or to a state that issued a passport.

The passport document of the above mentioned foreigners and stateless persons will be stamped mark on the prohibition of entry to Ukraine.

Transit of foreigners and stateless persons through the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine is prohibited.

Stipulated by this Law legal regime will operate until the restoration of constitutional order of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territory.