Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore

, Kyiv 19:38

Visa Information

Aiming at simplifying visa procedures, the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore launched electronic visa application processing.

Foreigners and stateless persons are encouraged to register their visa applications online and to schedule appointment to submit their documents at the Embassy following the link: http://visa.mfa.gov.ua.

Note: the applicants’ photos uploaded online are to be of a high quality (passport photo standard, white background).

Visa application procedure, types and categories of visa, its validity and legal grounds for visa issuance are defined by Rules for issuing visas for entry into Ukraine and transit through its territory (text in Ukrainian only) approved by Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 118 from 01.03.2017, valid from 16 April 2017.

VISA APPLICATION FORM

Kindly fill in the Application Form and schedule appointment online: http://visa.mfa.gov.ua/ to speed up your visa processing.

In case you can’t fill in the online form, download it from here.

Proof of sufficient funds

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

Therefore, as of April 2017 a foreigner traveling to Ukraine is required to possess minimum 1145 USD or average daily amount of approximately 40 USD, adding extra 5 days reserve (200 USD).

The following documents may be presented to prove sufficient funds:

• Cash in Ukrainian hryvnia or in convertible currency;

• Valid bank documents containing account balance which can be presented for withdrawal of money at Ukrainian banks;

• International payment cards along with statement of personal account balance confirming the funds;

• Document proving hotel or residence booking;

• Tourist voucher;

• 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 from its territory;

• 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 means of subsistence 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.

Travelling to the territories of Ukraine occupied by the Russian Federation

Foreigners and stateless persons may entry the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol of Ukraine in accordance with 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” (text in Ukrainian only) defines that foreigners and stateless persons are allowed to enter/depart from the temporarily occupied territory having presented the Special Permit at the entry/exit checkpoints.

According to the Regulation for entry/exit from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine (text in Ukrainian only) approved by the Cabinet of Ministers’ Decree No. 367 from 04.06.2015, the Special Permit is issued by territorial offices of the State Migration Service of Ukraine or by territorial departments of the State Migration Service of Ukraine in Novotroitsk and Genichesk districts of Kherson region.

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

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

The breach of Regulations for entry/exit from the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine is punishable by fine and imprisonment.

This legal regime will operate until the restoration of constitutional order of Ukraine on the temporarily occupied territory.

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS of the Embassy of Ukraine in Singapore

For all types of visa the following shall be submitted:

1. Completed and printed out Visa Application Form for each applicant holding a separate passport or being included in a joint passport. Kindly fill in the Application Form and schedule your appointment online: http://visa.mfa.gov.ua/.

2. One recent colour photograph 35x45 mm (uploaded online and attached to Visa Application Form).

3. Original passport/travel document:

-        valid at least 3 months before the date of exit;

-        containing at least 2 empty pages;

-        with validity period of not more than 10 years.

4. Valid Health Insurance covering at least 30,000 euro (or equivalent in other currency) of expenses (not required for diplomatic and service passport holders).

5. Proof of sufficient funds.

6. Valid Singapore long-term pass (PR, employment pass, working permit etc.) – for citizens of countries according to the List of countries, or valid Singapore entry stamp – for citizens of other countries (except Singapore and Brunei).

7. Proof of purpose of visit according to VISA TYPES.

7.1) Transit (В):

7.1.1)

Document proving transit nature of the trip (visa to a third country, ticket, etc.).

7.1.2)

Document proving transit nature of transportation of goods and passengers by road.

7.1.3)

License for performance of international transportation activities issued by competent authorities in the country of residence.

7.2) Short-Term (С):

7.2.1)

Invitation from a legal entity registered in Ukraine made on company’s letterhead and containing:

-        registration number in the Unified state register of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and public organizations;

-        letter registration number, date and authorized signature;

-        full name of the invited person, date and place of his/her birth, nationality, passport details, residential address;

-        purpose of visit and its duration, number of entries;

-        place of residence in Ukraine;

-        company’s commitment to cover expenses related to invited person’s stay and departure from Ukraine.

7.2.2)

Notarized Invitation from a private person – a citizen of Ukraine, foreigner or stateless persons lawfully temporarily or permanently residing in Ukraine – containing:

-        full name of the inviting person, passport details, permanent or temporary residence card details (for foreigners and stateless persons), residential address;

-        full name of the invited person, date and place of his/her birth, nationality, passport details, residential address;

-        purpose of visit and its duration, number of entries;

-        place of residence in Ukraine;

-        inviting person’s commitment to cover expenses related to invited person’s stay and departure from Ukraine.

Inviting person’s passport copy and permanent/temporary residence card copy (if applicable) shall be attached to the Notarized Invitation.

7.2.3)

Invitation issued by a State authority, institution, enterprise or organization.

7.2.4)

Contract on transportation of goods and passengers by automobile transport as well as the license for international transportation;

7.2.5)

Certificate of Foreign Ukrainian. Spouse and children of a Foreign Ukrainian shall submit documents confirming family relationships.

7.2.6)

Document confirming tourism nature of the trip.

7.2.7)

Invitation from a medical institution in Ukraine.

7.2.8)

Document certifying foreign investment in accordance with legislation on foreign investment regime in Ukraine.

7.2.9)

Document certifying property ownership rights of a foreigner or stateless person in Ukraine.

7.2.10)

Invitation issued by a religious organization and certified by the State authority that had registered the organization for short-term stay in Ukraine for religious purposes.

7.2.11)

Request from a Foreign Media on issuing of visa to foreign correspondent or representative of foreign mass media who enters Ukraine for a short-term stay in order to perform his/her duties.

7.2.12)

Request from governmental authorities of foreign states or international organizations.

7.2.13)

Resolution of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine on registration of official observers from foreign states or international organizations at election of President of Ukraine, People’s Deputies of Ukraine, local elections and All-Ukrainian Referendum.

7.2.14)

Document confirming that a foreigner or stateless person is a husband, wife, father, mother or child of Ukrainian citizen.

If a foreigner or stateless person enters Ukraine to ensure its foreign/domestic policy interests or for humanitarian reasons, Short-Term Visa may also be issued upon written decision of the head of Ukrainian diplomatic mission or the Director General for Consular Service.

7.3) Long-Term (Д):

7.3.1.)

Certified true copy of Work Permit;

for foreigners and stateless persons who don’t require Work Permit for their employment in Ukraine – certified true copy of the Employment Contract;

for Foreign Ukrainians – certified true copy of the Employment Contract and the Certificate of Foreign Ukrainian.

7.3.2)

Copy of Immigration Permit issued by the State Migration Service of Ukraine.

7.3.3)

Document certifying family relationships with a person who was granted refugee status in Ukraine or a person who requires additional protection, or a person who was granted temporary protection in Ukraine.

7.3.4)

Original of the standardized invitation for study/training in Ukraine issued by high educational institution and registered by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

7.3.5)

Invitation from the State institution, enterprise or organization that is a recipient of international technical aid.

7.3.6)

Invitation issued by a religious organization and certified by the State authority that had registered the organization for long-term stay in Ukraine for religious purposes.

7.3.7)

Invitation from branch office, department, representative office or other office of civic (non-governmental) foreign organization duly registered to operate in Ukraine.

7.3.8)

Invitation from branch office, department, representative office of foreign entity duly registered to operate in Ukraine.

7.3.9)

Invitation from branch or representative office of foreign bank duly registered to operate in Ukraine.

7.3.10)

Request from a Foreign Media on issuing of visa to foreign correspondent or representative of foreign mass media who enters Ukraine for a long-term stay in order to perform his/her duties.

7.3.11)

Request from competent authorities of foreign state or international organization on issuing visa for the staff members of diplomatic and consular missions or international organization office who enter Ukraine for long-term period to perform their duties as well as for their family members.

7.3.12)

Invitation from the State authority responsible for cultural, educational, scientific, sport and volunteer programs or from organization or institution that engages volunteers and which is listed on the web-site of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine. Copy of the State Registration Certificate of such organization shall be attached.

7.3.13)

Document certifying marriage with a citizen of Ukraine. Documents issued abroad shall be legalized/apostilled and translated into Ukrainian or English language.

7.3.14)

Document certifying family relationships with a foreigner or a stateless person who possesses temporary/permanent residence card in Ukraine (documents issued abroad shall be legalized/apostilled and translated into Ukrainian or English language), copy of the temporary/permanent residence card and proof of funds sufficient for the family members to reside in Ukraine.

7.3.15)

Other documents envisaged by the international agreements of Ukraine.

8. Authorization letter if visa is collected on behalf.

9. Bank receipt of cash deposit at the UOB Bank to Acc.No. 351-300-969-9, Acc. Name: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore, or cheque covering visa fee (payable to: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore). This is to be submitted after interview with the Consular Officer.

For the list of documents required for "Student's Visa" (Long-Term visa type Д) please check this link.

The Consular Section has full authority to request additional documents other than submitted by the applicant.

The Consular Section accepts walk-in applications within operating hours.

The Consular Section reserves the right to interview personally any applicant.

VISA VALIDITY PERIOD

Transit (В)

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period stated in visa-support documents but not longer than 1 year, unless otherwise stipulated by International Agreements of Ukraine.

Transit Visa (B) is issued for persons entering Ukraine while on a trip to the third country, as well as for those who transit cargo and passengers by road through the territory of Ukraine to the third country.

Each stay in Ukraine should not exceed 5 days.

Short-Term (С)

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6 months, or period stated in visa-support documents but not longer than 5 years.

Short-Term Visa (C) is issued for persons travelling to Ukraine with tourism, private, business, cultural, scientific, religious, humanitarian, medical or official purpose.

Multiple entry Short-Term Visa (C) may be issued for the period longer than 1 year only if during the last years an applicant used at least 2 Short-Term (C) visas complying with Ukrainian legislation, and there is enough ground for such an extended period of visa validity (professional or family matters, etc.).

Multiple entry visas for Foreign Ukrainians are issued for a period of 5 years on basis of a Certificate of Foreign Ukrainian.

The duration of stay in Ukraine should not exceed 90 days within 180 days period from the date of the first entry.

Long-Term (Д)

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90 days, multiple entry only. This visa type shall be followed by proper registration in Ukraine.

Long-Term Visa (Д) is issued for persons who enter Ukraine for study, employment, immigration or work at a Foreign Diplomatic Mission for the period exceeding 90 days.

Processing time

10 calendar days normal, 1-5 days expedited. Visa application cannot be lodged earlier than 3 months before the date of intended visit.

Applicants holding passports issued by certain countries (check the List of countries) must allow at least 10 working days for their visa application to be processed, and they are required to go through interview with the Consular Officer.

For these applicants urgent processing may be applied and visa interview may be skipped only in case:

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applicant has visa history in recent passport: valid used multiple-entry visa of the Schengen zone / Australia / Great Britain / Ireland / Canada / New Zealand / USA / Japan;

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applicant possesses residence permit in abovementioned countries;

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applicant intends to visit Ukraine by invitation of Ukrainian State authority/enterprise or on request of foreign governmental authority/international organization;

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following relevant written decision of the head of Ukrainian diplomatic mission or the Director General for Consular to ensure Ukraine’s foreign/domestic policy interests or for humanitarian reasons.

Those applicants holding passports from the List, if not residing / working / studying in Singapore or Brunei, should apply for their visa at the countries of their citizenship / residency. For the countries where there is no Ukrainian Embassy, please check the accreditation zones.

Other foreigners may apply for their Ukrainian visa at any Embassy of Ukraine across the world.

VISA REGIME

Citizens of Singapore, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand and some other countries are eligible for obtaining visa on arrival to enter Ukraine for the purpose of business or tourism at the State border checkpoints through MFA Directorate General for Consular Service or Representative Office (“Boryspil” and “Odesa” airports). Check the full list of countries here.

Visa on arrival shall be issued upon presentation of documents as per 7.2.1), 7.2.3), 7.2.6) and 7.2.8). Kindly submit your Visa Application Form on-line to speed up the processing.

Visa on arrival shall be issued as single with 15 days validity.

Citizens of the European Union Member States, Andorra, Argentina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Croatia, The Holy See, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Paraguay, San Marino, Switzerland, Tajikistan and the USA who travel to Ukraine for the period not exceeding 90 days for tourism, business or private matters do not require a visa, as well as the citizens of Brazil (30 days), Brunei (30 days), Hong Kong (14 days), Serbia (30 days) and Turkey (60 days). Check your visa regime here.

In accordance with Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 145 from 19.03.1997 foreign citizens when travelling to Ukraine by sea or river vessels (on board of a cruise ship) are allowed to go ashore without visa. This provision is applied to those foreigners who do not stay in a hotel on the territory of Ukraine but spend overnight on board of their vessel.

APPLICATION FEES

Payment shall be made in form of the bank deposit at the UOB Bank to the Acc.No.: 351-300-969-9, Acc.Name: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore, or personal cheque / bank cheque made payable to: Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore.

Note! Money orders of the Singapore Post are not accepted.

Each visa application shall be accompanied with its own cheque or bank receipt.

Mode of Service and Fees in Singapore Dollar:

 

Single entry

Double entry

Multiple entry

Transit (В)

95

95

95

Short-Term (С)

95

95

95

Long-Term (Д)

N.A.

N.A.

95

Important! The reciprocity visa tariffs are applied for citizens of certain countries. Please check your reciprocity visa fee here.

The fees listed above are applicable for normal processing time (10 calendar days).

For expedited processing time (1-5 working days) the fees are multiplied by 2, e.g.:

- single entry – $95 x 2 = $190;

- double entry – $95 x 2 = $190;

- multiple entry – $95 x 2 = $190.

Visa on arrival fee shall be paid by payment card only. The fee is 2550 UAH (approximately 95 USD as of 01/04/2017). No expedited processing fee is applied.

Please be advised that the charge for every kind of visa is not refundable.

Fee waiver

Visa fee is waived for:

-        children under 6 years old;

-        holders of diplomatic and service passports;

-        staff members of foreign diplomatic and consular missions, international organization offices based in Ukraine and their family members;

-        heads and members of official delegations traveling to Ukraine on invitation of the President of Ukraine, Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Presidential Administration of Ukraine;

-        Honourary Consuls of Ukraine, their spouses and underage children;

-        persons entering Ukraine for engagement in implementation of duly registered international technical aid programs on invitation of the aid recipient;

-        members of international rescue teams entering Ukraine for emergency response on request of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine;

-        members of foreign military forces and institutions entering Ukraine on invitation of relevant State authority;

-        official observers from foreign states and international organizations registered by the Central Election Commission of Ukraine;

-        persons entering Ukraine to ensure its foreign/domestic policy interests or for humanitarian reasons upon written decision of the head of Ukrainian diplomatic mission or the Director General for Consular Service.

RELEASING VISA

Passport or travel document with visa may only be released to the holder or his or her designee pursuant to written signed instructions from the holder.

Checking your visa

The Consular Section strongly advises that after visa is received it should be checked carefully. The Consular Section will not be responsible for any losses arising from omissions or discrepancies between the data on the visa application form and the visa itself, which were not brought to the attention of the Consular Section in writing within a reasonable time to allow for the correction that may be required.

 

1.

Place of visa issuance (Singapore)

2.

Traveler's visa is valid from this date. It reads Day-Month-Year. Thus, visa is valid from 1 January 2012

3.

Visa expiration date. Visa is valid until this date. It reads Day-Month-Year. Thus, visa is valid until 30 June 2012

4.

Visa control number

5.

Number of entries:

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Одноразова (1) – single entry visa (one entry only)

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Дворазова (2) – double entry visa (two entries only)

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Баторазова (М) – multiple entry visa (unrestricted within visa duration)

6.

Type of visa:

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B – Transit Visa

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C – Short-Term Visa

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Д – Long-Term Visa

7.

Traveler's last name in Ukrainian and English (as it appears on your passport)

8.

Traveler's first name in Ukrainian and English (as it appears as on your passport)

9.

Traveler's passport number

10.

Traveler's sex

11.

Traveler's date of birth

12.

Traveler's nationality

13.

Duration of stay (from 05 to 90 days)

14.

Purpose of visit:

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01 - Official, Business, Diplomatic visit

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02 - Tourism

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03 - Private (Visiting family or friends)

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04 - Study

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05 - Employment

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06 - Immigration (Entry for permanent residence)

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07 - Cultural or Sports, Religious, Transit, Other

15.

Consul’s name

16.

Machine readable zone

REPLACEMENT OF VISA

Since no revisions can be made to a computer-generated visa, in the event that there is a need to change the entry and/or exit date in the visa, an application for a new visa must be submitted (with relevant fee involved), except in those instances where the data on the visa differs from that provided in the application form. In the latter instance, the applicant can bring his/her passport to the Consular Section with a letter stating the discrepancy and requesting the re-issuance of a corrected visa. The issuance of the corrected visa in this case shall be done at no cost to the applicant.

Registration in Ukraine

No registration is required except for those foreigners who stay in Ukraine for study, work or permanent residence (under visa type Long-Term Д).

Travelling with animals

Necessary information on travelling with animals can be found here


Consular Section of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore
Chief: Mrs Olena Yalova
Consul
Address: Consular Section, Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Singapore 50 Raffles Place, # 16-05, Singapore Land Tower, Singapore, 048623. View on map
Phone: (65) 6535 6550
Fax: (65) 6535 2116
Email: ukrconsul.sg@gmail.com
Schedule:

Operating hours of the Consular section (visas, legalization, passports, notary services):

Monday              09:00 – 11:30

Tuesday             09:00 – 11:30

Wednesday       14:00 – 15:30

Thursday            14:00 – 15:30

Friday                 09:00 – 11:30

The Consular Section is closed during all of Ukrainian and some of Singaporean holidays.

In case of disasters, terrorist attacks, riots, injury/death of citizens of Ukraine, in other cases when life or health of Ukrainians is threatened, the consular assistance is also provided off visitors’ hours.

Boundaries of the consular district:

Singapore, Brunei