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UKRAINE: D Visa Applications Within Country to be Introduced

August 6, 2019

Foreign nationals already staying in Ukraine on a visa-free basis will be eligible to apply for a long-term visa (type D) without leaving the country.

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UKRAINE: Stricter Border Controls for Russian Nationals Under Martial Law

November 30, 2018

Effective 26 November 2018 until 27 December 2018, Ukraine has declared martial law in the regions of Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Kherson, Odessa, Nikolaev and Vinnitsa.

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UKRAINE: New Biometric Entry Procedures Introduced

January 3, 2018

Effective 1st January 2018, Ukraine has introduced a system of biometric border control for nationals of 70 countries, including Russians, entering the country via international ports of entry. The new system is expected to cause some delays for affected travellers. The new border controls which include requiring biometric passports and fingerprint verification, are compulsory for nationals of […]

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UKRAINE: Major Changes to Immigration Rules

September 29, 2017

Effective 27th September 2017, the regulations governing work permits and temporary residence permits have been amended, introducing changes to permit categories, validity periods, minimum salaries, government filing fees, notification and renewal rules and documentary requirements, among other changes. Note that further clarification of the changes is expected from the Ukrainian authorities, and that there may […]

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UKRAINE: European Council Adopts Schengen Visa Waiver for Ukrainian Nationals

May 16, 2017

On 11th May 2017, the European Council adopted a proposal on visa liberalisation for Ukrainian nationals, allowing Ukrainians to travel to the Schengen Area without obtaining visas. Under the visa exemption, Ukrainians who hold a biometric passport will have the right to enter the EU visa-free for 90 days in any 180-day period, for business, […]

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UKRAINE: Visa Issuance Rules Amended

April 26, 2017

Effective 16th April 2017, Resolution No. 118 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine introduces online visa applications, simplifies the requirements for visa invitation letters, reduces the time allowed for consulates to process and issue a visa and reduces the consular visa application fee, amongst other changes. Online Visa Option Foreign nationals will be able […]

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UKRAINE: Work Permit Issuance Rules Amended

February 24, 2017

Changes to the rules of issuance of work permits became effective 3rd February 2017. The decree formalises several rules which earlier existed in practice, and introduces the following changes: Work permits can be issued for the purpose of concurrent employment The employer is obliged to conclude an employment agreement within 90 days after the decision […]

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COVID-19 and Mobility Webinar Q&A Report | China Travel and Immigration Strategies

December 10, 2020

Following our recent webinar, COVID-19 and Mobility: China Travel and Immigration Strategies, Newland Chase experts answer the most pressing questions on China business travel and immigration in the COVID-19 era.

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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UNITED STATES: Entry Ban Extended to Schengen States, UK and Ireland

March 12, 2020

US President Donald Trump has announced the suspension of entry for travelers of any nationality who have been in the Schengen area in the previous 14 days.

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