Registration of a temporary residence permit

Countries with a visa entry procedure

Citizens of countries with visa entry procedures arrive in Ukraine with a visa type D (D-13), received at the consular institution of Ukraine at their country of origin with the invitation from the University. They are obliged to provide the Preparatory Department with a passport and documents necessary for the issuance of a temporary residence permit in Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as Posvidka) within five working days after arriving to the university, but not later than 30 days before the expiration of the visa.

Countries with a visa-free entry (Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Uzbekistan)

Citizens of countries with visa-free entry may stay in Ukraine for up to 90 days in any 180-day period. That is to calculate the allowed term of stay we deduct 180 days before the submission of documents. A foreigner will not violate the rules if he stays in Ukraine for no more than 90 days within this 180-day period. Such foreigners are obliged to provide a passport and documents necessary for the issuance of posvidka to The Preparatory Department within five working days upon arrival to the University, but not later than 30 days before the expiry of the established period of stay in Ukraine.

In order to prepare a complete package of documents for the further registration of posvidka, a foreigner or a stateless person who has arrived in Ukraine for the purpose of study shall submit the following documents to the organization affairs department of the Preparatory department (Vasylkivska St. 36, room 98):

The order of registration, issue, exchange, cancellation, transfer, withdrawal, return to the state, invalidation and destruction of the temporary residence permit is approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 25.04.2018, #322.

Foreigners who have arrived in Ukraine for the purpose of study and received Posvidka are considered to be legally residing in Ukraine for the period of study. Posvidka is issued to foreigners and stateless persons who have reached the age of 16 years.

Posvidka is made in the form of a card containing a contactless electronic data storage device.

Posvidka is a document certifying the identity of a foreigner or a stateless person and confirms the legal grounds for temporary residence in Ukraine. Posvidka is issued for the period of study, which is determined by the order of the University according to established periods of study for foreign students.

Documents for registration of Posvidka (including reissuance of the lost or stolen one) or its exchange shall be submitted personally by a foreigner or a stateless person to a state-owned enterprise belonging to the management of the SMS (State Migration Service) or a regional office of the SMS at the place of registration.

Documents for the issuance of Posvidka are submitted not later than 15 working days before the expiry of the established term of stay in Ukraine.

In case of occurrence of circumstances (events) after which Posvidka is the subject to exchange (except for the expiration of its validity), documents for its exchange shall be submitted within one month from the date of occurrence of such circumstances (events).

In case of expiration of the validity of Posvidka documents for its exchange may be submitted not later than 15 working days before the date of expiration of its validity. In such a case when Posvidka which needs to be exchanged is returned to the person and is turned in at the time of receipt of new Posvidka.

After obtaining Posvidka, the foreigner is obliged to submit it to the organization affairs department of the Preparatory Department (Vasylkivska St. 36, room 98) for registration of the place of residence in Ukraine within three working days.

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