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The procedure of obtaining of a permit for permanent residence in Ukraine is effortful, costly and often nervous but, simultaneously, necessary. At that, having obtained the permit, a foreign citizen may exercise rights and obligations provided by the legislation such as employment, unlimited stay in the country etc.
A permit for permanent residence in Kyiv and Ukraine is issued at the Visa and Registration Office in the provided manner and within the provided time limits to non-residents, citizens of the European countries, Russia (the Russian Federation), Belarus, Lithuania, Germany, Poland etc.
Subject to possession of the Ukrainian passport, residents of Crimea needn’t obtain a permit for permanent residence as they are Ukrainian citizens.
For obtaining a permit for permanent residence and the right to reside in Ukraine, foreign citizens and stateless persons need to know the legislation, the obtaining rules, to spend a lot of time and money.
Obtaining of a permanent residence certificate requires a set of documents. The obtaining procedure is rather complicated, and prior to obtain the document attesting the right to permanent residence, one should get permission from the Immigration Service.
The Act of Ukraine on Immigration provides 2 groups of persons entitled to immigration and obtaining of a permit for permanent residence in Ukraine.
Persons who immigrate on the quota basis are:
The second group is the persons who have a possibility to become immigrants out of the quota:
If a person who desires to obtain a permanent residence permit resides within Ukraine, the procedure of obtaining of the permanent residence certificate takes places along with obtaining of an immigration permit. A person residing outside Ukraine needs to obtain an immigration permit for entry into the country. For such permit, the Consulate or Embassy of Ukraine issues a visa which will be valid within a year from the date of the issue.
The list of the documents required for obtaining of the permit is:
The term of issue of a document attesting the right to reside in Ukraine by the Visa and Registration Office, according to the obtaining rules, is about a week, which may significantly differ practically. The costs of the services at the executive authorities have been approved by the Decree No. 795 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 04th June 2007 and are reviewed from time to time.
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