What is the Ukraine E-Visa?
Ukraine has recently decided to allow citizens of 46 countries to apply for a E-Visa to Visit/Business Ukraine from the comfort of their own homes, using their new E-Visa. visitors from eligible countries to Ukraine are legally required to hold a valid E-Visa to travel to Ukraine, and this new system will allow that visa to be obtained much more easily. Eligible travelers may travel to Ukraine with an E-Visa. The E-Visa is an electronically-stored authority for travel to Ukraine for a short-term tourist visit. It replaces the visa label or stamp in a passport and removes the need for application forms and in person visits to the Ukrainian Consulate/VFS/Embassy.
How do you know your Ukraine E-Visa?
This is the E-Visa you need to print out to show on arrival in Ukraine to get stamped on your passport. Please check the details carefully for any spelling mistakes and or validity etc.
1. Your Full Name as given in the passport
2. Your Application ID
3.Your Passport Number
4. Your Visa Number
5. Your Nationality
6. The validity of the visa
Do I need a E-Visa to go to Ukraine?
Citizens of 46 countries are eligible to apply for a E-Visa to Visit/Business Ukraine
What do I enter for Surname and Given Name?
Please be careful the name must be identical to the name as printed on your current passport. Surname is your last name and Given Name is your first and middle name (if any).
Do children require a E-Visa to visit Ukraine?
All travelers including children must have a valid visa to travel to Ukraine. Please complete a separate application for each child. For minors, the parents should sign the application.
What activities are permissible on ‘Tourist’ visa?
Tourist Visa is granted for visiting Ukraine for recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives etc. No other activity is permissible on a Tourist Visa.
When to Apply for Ukraine Visas?
It is recommend that you apply for your Ukraine visa 3 to 4 weeks before your travel date. Although the visa itself may only take a few days to process it is always best to add as much of a buffer as possible in case any issues arise during the process.
What are the required Documents for E -Visa?
How Ukraine E-Visa Works?
Foreign nationals from eligible countries wishing to travel to Ukraine are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Ukraine visa.
E-Tourist visa: To attract more foreign tourists and to encourage them to plan their travel to Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs from March 29 2018 and it was introduced for citizens of 46 countries. Besides that, Government of Ukraine implemented a modern electronic system for processing your Ukraine E-Tourist Visa at International Airports (Please note that this system works at the Airports only)
What is the difference between Ukraine E-Visa and a Normal Visa?
All visitors to Ukraine are legally required to hold a valid visa to travel to Ukraine. Eligible citizens traveling for Tourism/Business purposes have the option to apply for an Ukraine E-Visa, an electronic visa. On the Ukraine application form this is referred to as 'Visa on Arrival' because the traveler's bio-metric information will be taken at the airport and the visa stamped inside the passport upon arrival in Ukraine. However, it is very important to know that the Ukraine E-Visa must still be issued in advance of departure, the process cannot be done on arrival in Ukraine.
Can I apply for an Ukraine E-Visa on arrival, at the airport?
No, it is not possible to apply for an Ukraine visa at the airport. Eligible citizens traveling for Tourism/Business purposes have the option to apply for an Ukraine E-Visa online, before they depart for Ukraine, which will allow them to get bio-metric information taken at the airport and the visa stamped inside the passport on arrival in Ukraine. However, it is very important to know that the Ukraine E-Visa must still be issued in advance of departure; the process takes several days and cannot be done on arrival in Ukraine.
Who can apply for an Ukraine E-Visa?
Citizens of 46 countries are eligible to apply for the Ukraine E-Visa (Electronic Visa). The Ukraine E-Visa is for international travelers whose purpose of visiting Ukraine is Tourism/Business , recreation, sight-seeing, a casual visit to meet friends or relatives, etc.
How will the Ukraine E-Visa work?
An Ukraine E-Visa is a visa for travel to Ukraine that is issued electronically. Because the Ukraine E-Visa is issued on-line; it is not necessary to submit an original passport or other documents for processing. The application form, photo, and scanned copy of the traveler's passport can all be submitted online to email@example.com. The approved Ukraine E-Visa will be returned to the traveler within a few days by email. When a traveler with a valid Ukraine E-Visa arrives in Ukraine, they may have bio-metric information taken at the airport, and a stamp placed inside their passport.