Ukraine Visa/ Passport News

Israel Agrees to Solve Issue of Mass Entry Refusals for Ukrainians

The ongoing issue of Ukrainians being denied visa-free entry to Israel may have come to an end. In a meeting of officials from the governments of both countries, led by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, an agreement was reached regarding the of mass denial of Israel border crossing for Ukrainians. According to a press release of the Ukrainian presidency press office, President Zelensky confirmed that a deal had [...]

By | 2019-08-20T13:05:41+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|

Zelensky Wants to Abolish Ukraine Visas for Certain Countries to Promote Medical Tourism

The new president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has suggested abolishing entry visas for several countries seeking medical treatment in Ukraine, in order to boost medical tourism in the country. The Head of State made his suggestions during a meeting dedicated to the development of medical tourism in the town of Truskavets, in the Lviv region of Ukraine. “We can make a list of countries whose citizens often come to Ukraine for medical treatment in order to abolish [...]

By | 2019-08-05T17:16:11+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|

Ukraine and North Macedonia Sign Permanent Visa Waiver Agreement

North Macedonia and Ukraine have signed a permanent visa waiver deal, which enables the citizens of both to enter the other country without the need of obtaining a visa first, and excludes the need of the yearly renewal of the agreement, as it has happened so far. The agreement was signed on July 12, between Ukraine's Ambassador in North Macedonia Natalya Zadorozhnyuk on behalf of Ukraine and the North Macedonian Minister for Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov on [...]

Ukraine to launch e-visa for 52 countries in January

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced that it will stop issuing visas to foreign citizens at international airports from January 1, 2019. Instead, the Ministry has introduced a new extended list of nationals eligible for an e-visa, who are required to apply at least ten days prior to their trip. The new Ukrainian e-visa will be issued for the following purposes of entry to Ukraine: business private tourism medical treatment cultural/scientific/educational/sports activities foreign mass media staff visits Eligible [...]

By | 2019-08-03T15:18:58+00:00 December 24th, 2018|Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|

Ukraine Launches Electronic Visa System

The Foreign Ministry of Ukraine has launched an electronic visa service, on April 4, which will be beneficial to 46 countries around the world. Citizens of all eligible countries will be able to obtain a travel authorization online, from anywhere in the world. The application takes just a few minutes to fulfill and the processing might take up to 9 days. There’s a $65 fee, which shall be paid with a bank card. Such travel authorization also [...]

By | 2019-08-03T15:23:40+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|

Ukraine Signs Visa Free Travel Agreement with Antigua and Barbuda

Ukraine has signed an agreement with Antigua and Barbuda on the lifting of visa regime between both countries. Residents of the former soviet country and the commonwealth country no longer need a visa to enter the borders of each, whether to experience the country or for business. The agreement has been signed on Tuesday, February 6, at the Embassy of Ukraine in Washington, by the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly and Ambassador of [...]

By | 2019-08-03T15:24:25+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|

Georgia and Ukraine Take Big Steps Up in International Passports Index

The Georgian passport is the biggest climber of the passports index rating, gaining more access than any other country part of the list, as a result of the new visa-free access to 32 countries, including those of the Schengen zone. The regulation which removed visa requirements for Georgians entered into force on March, 2017. This year Georgia ranks 53th out of 199 countries and ranked 68th in the previous ranking last year. Its passport holder now can [...]

By | 2019-08-03T15:24:54+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Georgia Visa/Passport News, Ukraine Visa/ Passport News|