January 22, 2009

Effective December 2008, a computer system was implemented by The State Border Service. Within the first week, many in violation of this new regulation were caught and faced fines. Warnings have been issued for the increase in counterfeit seals found in passports used to cross state borders. Assurance has been made this new system will reduce the number of offenders.

Reminder: All foreign nationals staying in the Ukraine are limited to a specific amount of time based on their visitor or business status.

  • Foreign nationals from countries that do not require a visa to enter the Ukraine are allowed a total of 180 days within a one-year period. Entry will be refused if exceeded and fines assessed.
  • Foreign nationals who stay in the country for more than 90 days need to register with local authorities.

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