Invitation to Ukraine what is it and why?

Invitation to Ukraine is an official document issued by individuals legally residing in Ukraine or legal entities registered in Ukraine, who invite a foreigner to Ukraine for the short-term purpose of his stay in Ukraine, and is the basis for registration in a diplomatic mission or consular post of Ukraine abroad short-stay visa.

That is, the invitation is necessary for foreigners who have decided to visit Ukraine, and with the state of such a foreigner, in accordance with international agreements or legislation of Ukraine, established a visa procedure for entry into Ukraine.

Please note that a short-stay visa is a visa issued to foreigners or stateless persons for a period of stay in Ukraine not exceeding 90 days within 180 days.

A short-term visa can be either a single visa (ie for a single trip - such as a conference) or multiple, and is usually issued for the period specified in the invitation, but not more than 5 years. Usually a short-term visa is marked with the Latin letter C on the visa.

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The basis for issuing a short-stay visa is a package of documents, the main of which is an invitation to Ukraine.

Who can issue an invitation and what should such an invitation contain?

Invitations to Ukraine may be issued by citizens of Ukraine or legal entities registered in Ukraine.

I draw your attention to the fact that invitations to Ukraine can be issued by foreigners and stateless persons, but provided that such persons are legally on the territory of Ukraine at the time of issuing the invitation and the arrival of the person invited to Ukraine.

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Legal entities include any institutions, including state and municipal, limited liability companies, public associations, religious organizations, medical institutions, travel companies, etc. The form and content of such an invitation depends on who issues the invitation to Ukraine.

Thus, if the invitation is issued by a legal entity, it must be on an official form, which must contain the following information: details of such legal entity, registration number, date and signature of the authorized person, passport details of the foreigner, his place of residence in Ukraine, purpose of travel Ukraine, the period of the planned stay in Ukraine, the number of entries and departures from Ukraine, and the undertaking of the host party to bear full responsibility for the time of the foreigner's stay in Ukraine.

Legal entities include any institutions, including state and municipal, limited liability companies, public associations, religious organizations, medical institutions, travel companies, etc.

The form and content of such an invitation depend on who issues the invitation to Ukraine.

Thus, if the invitation is issued by a legal entity, it must be on an official form, which must contain the following information: details of such legal entity, registration number, date and signature of the authorized person, passport details of the foreigner, his place of residence in Ukraine, purpose of travel Ukraine, the period of the planned stay in Ukraine, the number of entries and departures from Ukraine, and the undertaking of the host party to bear full responsibility for the time of the foreigner's stay in Ukraine.

If the inviting party is a citizen of Ukraine, or a foreigner, or a stateless person, such an invitation is issued by a notary, ie it must be notarized. Such an invitation must contain the following information: surname, name and patronymic of the host party, details of passport documents and place of residence of such person, as well as surname, patronymic of the invited person, his citizenship, passport details, purpose of the trip , the number of entries and departures, the period of the planned stay, as well as the obligation of the host party to bear full responsibility for the time of the guest's stay in Ukraine.

We have tried to brief you on the essence and main aspects of the need and content of the invitation to Ukraine. However, in each case (appeal) there are nuances associated with the various circumstances of obtaining such a document, which must be taken into account. In this regard, for advice and assistance, you should contact our specialists, who will be sure to help you.

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