On 04 of April Ministry of Foreign Affairs starts on-line registration of foreigners for electronic visas (e-Visa) for entry into Ukraine with a business or tourist purposes (http://evisa.mfa.gov.ua).
E-Visa is a completely new project for Ukraine, which is being implemented in our country for the first time in order to modernize existing procedures in the visa sphere.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has developed the most simplified process of obtaining an e-Visa, which, at the same time, allows for effective migration control.
To fill out an e-Visa, you need to take a few simple steps without leaving your home: fill out an online application form, download scanned copies of the required documents, pay by bank card (MasterCard Worldwide, Cirrus/Maestro or Visa International) and print out electronic visa which was e-mailed to you.
Benefits of e-Visa:
- Remote submission of documents at any convenient time and receipt of an e-Visa without the need to visit a consular office;
- The possibility of online tracking of registration status of the e-Visa;
- Centralized registration of all e-visas in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine;
- Continuous information support for applicants on firstname.lastname@example.org;
- Processing time - up to 9 business days;
- Fee - $ 65 USD;
- The term of validity – single entry for up to 30 days.
E-Visas are introduced for citizens of the following states:
Australia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Barbados, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bhutan, Vanuatu, Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras, Greenland, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Cambodia, Qatar, Costa Rica, Kuwait, Laos, Mauritius, Malaysia, Maldives, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Oman, Palau, Peru, El Salvador, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Singapore, Suriname, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Fiji, Jamaica.
The introduction of the e-Visa will facilitate a significant simplification of visa formalities for those who wish to visit Ukraine for the purpose of tourism or business and is a progressive step towards the development of the migration and visa sphere.
The e-Visa project is implemented in cooperation with our long-time partners – State Boarder Guard Service of Ukraine, ‘Oschadbank JSC and the Institute of Software Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.