Here is a list of Ukrainian embassies abroad from the MInistry of Foreign Affairs. In addition to numerous embassies around the world, there are also consulates in countries that Ukraine has close relations with. Generally, visas can be applied for both at embassies and consulates.
You can find a list of required documents here: http://mfa.gov.ua/ua/consular-affairs/con/visa
You must possess a passport valid for at least 3 months after the anticipated departure from Ukraine.
Actual entry regime can be found at: http://mfa.gov.ua/ua/consular-affairs/entering-ukraine/visa-requirements-for-foreigners
Single entry visa for up to 15 days is also available at the “Borispol”, “Odessa” airports, Odessa Commercial Sea Port for the nationals of Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the Republic of Mauritius, the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of El Salvador, the Republic of Seychelles, who are traveling on tourist purpose to Ukraine.
Yes. In most Ukrainian cities, you can find many signs or menus in English, and most people understand and speak English.
If you are traveling with Next Stop Ukraine, we are happy to provide an interpreter or guide-interpreter.
In most cases yes, but we recommend you bring some cash. You can use Visa or Master card in most Ukrainian cities, but in the smaller towns, cash is preferred for payment.
Bank metals, which total weight is up to 100 grams per person, regardless age. To be declared;
Checks, issued by foreign banks and non-bank organizations and amounting up to USD 50,000 (or its equivalent in other currency). To be declared;
Alcohol: 1 liter of wine, 2 liters of beer, 2 liters of strong beverages (whisky, vodka, etc);
Tobacco: 200 cigarettes or 200 grams of tobacco;
Food, total cost of which is lower EURO 50;
Goods, cost of which is lower EURO 200 and weight is less than 50 kg.
Bigger amounts and weights of goods will result in Customs and other fees:
Goods weighting more than 50 kg but less than 100 kg and cost of which is less than EURO 1,000, will be subject to 20% Custom’s Tax, 20% VAT and a Product Tax, which differs from one group of goods to another.
Goods weighing more 100 kg and costing more than EURO 1,000 will be taxed on commercial rate basis.
Cash and travel checks totaling up to USD 10,000 and carried into Ukraine. If money you carry out exceeds USD 3,000 it should be declared in written form. However, it cannot exceed amount you carried in to the country.
Ukrainian cash up to UAH 10,000. To be declared.
Commemorative coins of gold and silver, nominal value of which is in UAH and does not exceed UAH 5,000. To be declared.
Bank metals, which total weight is up to 100 grams per person, regardless of person’s age. To be declared.
Checks, issued by foreign banks and non-bank organizations and amounting up to USD 50,000 (or its equivalent in other currency), which were brought into Ukraine (it should be on your Entrance Declaration). To be declared.
For carrying out bigger amounts in cash, checks and bank metals special National Bank of Ukraine authorization is required .
Goods costing more than EURO 100,000 will be considered commercial import and taxed on commercial rate basis.
According to the Ukraine legislation, foreign travelers are obliged to have the medical insurance covering health emergency cases. If you already have an insurance purchased from a non-Ukrainian insurance company, please, make sure it is valid for Ukraine and this company has an office here.
If not, we would recommend including it in your booking.
Most cafes, restaurants and hotels in Ukraine now have free Wi-Fi Access, along with many city centres.
You can also easily purchase a pay-as-you-go Ukrainian sim card from Mobile Phone Shops, or street-side booths, which for a small set up fee, can allow you to connect to 4G via your mobile phone.
As of January 2019, it is safe to travel to all areas of Ukraine, except Donetsk and Lugansk regions, and Crimea. Travel to these areas is not advised.
We recommend you visit your Government’s Foreign Travel Advice pages for the most up to date information.