Passport control

Documents required for crossing the state border of Ukraine by Ukrainian citizens

      • foreign passport
      • diplomatic passport;
      • service passport;
      • travel document of a child;
      • seaman’s book
      • crew list certificate

In case of loss of the documents mentioned above by a resident of Ukraine being abroad, return certificate is the document permitting to enter Ukraine. The return certificate is issued by diplomatic or consulate establishments abroad.

In the cases stipulated in Ukrainian international treaties, another travel documents may also be legitimate for border crossing.

Documents required for crossing the state border of Ukraine by foreigners and stateless persons

Foreigners and stateless persons enter Ukraine only when they have a passport and a certain type of visa, which is required by a current legislation or an international agreement, if there are no other requirements. Copies of passports, visas and other documents confirmed by a notary give no right to cross the state border.

Documents required for crossing the state border of Ukraine:

  • Foreign passport;
  • Document allowing return to the country of citizenship or permanent residence (in case of the passport  loss on the territory of Ukraine);
  • Ukrainian visa (for citizens of the countries which have visa regime)

Attention! Identity card (ID-card), which identifies the personality, gives no right  to cross the State Border of Ukraine

The list of countries, citizens of which enter Ukraine without a visa

The list of countries, citizens of which enter Ukraine without a visa

 

EU countries

till 90/180

Monaco

till 90/180

CIS countries(with the exception of Turkmenistan)

till 90/180

Mongolia

till 90/180

Andorra

till 90/180

Norway

till 90/180

Argentina

till 90/180

Panama

till 90/180

Bosnia and Herzegovina

till 30/60

Paraguay

till 90/180

Brazil

till 90/180

San Marino

till 90/180

Brunei

till 30

Serbia

till 30/60

Vatican

till 90/180

The USA

till 90/180

Hong Kong

till 14

Turkey

till 90/180

Canada

till 90/180

Montenegro

till 90/180

Israel

till 90/180

Switzerland

till 90/180

Iceland

till 90/180

Japan

till 90/180

Liechtenstein

till 90/180 Chile till 90/180

St. Kitts and Nevis

till 90/180 UAE till 90/180

Qatar

till 90/180 Eastern Republic of Uruguay till 90/180

Albania

till 90/180 Antigua and Barbados till 90/180

 Confirmation of financial provision availability                            

Entry, staying and transit of foreigners via territory of Ukraine can be conducted only under the condition of available financial means or an opportunity to get such means in a legal way on the territory of Ukraine.

Checking of such financial proof is conducted by a plenipotentiary inspectors of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine by choice in the case of performing the second line check.

 What to do when you have lost the document for crossing the border  

In the case of the passport loss foreigners and stateless persons must immediately inform the representatives of the country they enter and police for providing a special reference (certificate) confirming this fact. In this case the entry to Ukraine can be done with the document allowing returning to their own country which was issued in the Consular establishment of their own country

Feedback 

Detailed information on passport control you can find on the official website of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.

Telephone number of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine at Danylo Halytskyi "Lviv" International Airport: (+38) 032 229-83-74

All complaints and suggestions about the passport control procedure and work of Border Guard Service of Ukraine at Danylo Halytskyi "Lviv" International Airport please address directly to The Border Guard Service of Ukraine.