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Obtaining Ukrainian citizenship for foreign citizens

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Why is it better to issue exactly Ukrainian Citizenship?

89 countries can be visited without a visa
In 42 countries, a visa is issued upon arrival
High level of medical services
One of the lowest levels of child mortality
The largest European country
Tolerance to other nationalities
Freedom of religion
Freedom of choice of employment and business
Ukraine is a safe European country

People who have citizenship can send their children to educational institutions, receive treatment in case of illness, apply for employment, and also vote for candidates to the government.

A citizen feels his participation in the life of the country of residence, as well as a deep sense of belonging to something more significant than a separate existence. Different countries have different conditions of opportunity and quality of life. That’s why people move to Ukraine, choosing a better life.


People who correspond to the categories can issue citizenship of Ukraine:

For acceptance into the citizenship of Ukraine, it is necessary to correspond to categories:

  1. The recognition and observance of the Constitution of Ukraine and the laws of Ukraine;
  2. The term of continuous residence on legal grounds on the territory of Ukraine is 3 years from the date of granting refugee status in Ukraine or asylum in Ukraine;
  3. Knowledge of the state language or its understanding in a volume sufficient for communication.
  • In case of staying in the citizenship of Ukraine of one or both parents of a child:

A child who is a foreigner, one of whose parents is a citizen of Ukraine, and the other is a foreigner, may be a registered citizen of Ukraine at the request of that parent who is Ukrainian.

  • Due to the establishment of a child custody or guardianship:

A child who lives in Ukraine and is a stateless person or a foreigner who has been placed under guardianship or guardianship, people are appointed as guardians or custodians, one of whom is Ukrainian and the other is foreigner. becomes a citizen of Ukraine from the moment of the decision to establish guardianship or from the moment the court decision on the establishment of guardianship or guardianship comes into force, if such a child, in connection with the establishment of and, or guardianship, not acquired the nationality of the guardian or trustee who is a foreigner

  • Due to adoption:

A child who is a stateless person or a foreigner and who is adopted by spouses, one of whom is Ukrainian, and the other is a foreigner, becomes a citizen of Ukraine since the decision on adoption comes into force, regardless of whether the child lives permanently in Ukraine or abroad.

The person, one of whose parents were citizens of Ukraine at the time of his birth

  1. A person who was born on the territory of Ukraine from foreigners who legally reside on the territory of Ukraine, and did not receive the birth of any of the parents;
  2. A child who was born on the territory of Ukraine after August 24, 1991 and did not acquire Ukrainian citizenship by birth and is a stateless person or a foreigner who has submitted an obligation to terminate foreign citizenship;
  3. A person who himself or at least one of his parents, grandfather or grandmother, siblings, son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter were born or permanently resided until August 24, 1991 in the territory that became the territory of Ukraine in accordance with the Law Of Ukraine “On the Succession of Ukraine”.

A person who, after the termination of the citizenship of Ukraine acquired foreign citizenship returned to Ukraine for permanent residence and filed an application for restoration of citizenship of Ukraine and the obligation to terminate foreign citizenship.

For acceptance into the citizenship of Ukraine, it is necessary to correspond to categories:

    1. The recognition and observance of the Constitution of Ukraine and the laws of Ukraine;
    2. Obligation to terminate foreign citizenship;
    3. Continuously residing legally on the territory of Ukraine for the last 5 years;
    4. Immigration permit or permanent residence permit;
    5. Knowledge of the state language or its understanding in a volume sufficient for communication;
    6. The presence of legitimate sources of livelihood.

For acceptance into the citizenship of Ukraine, it is necessary to correspond to categories:

  1. The recognition and observance of the Constitution of Ukraine and the laws of Ukraine;
  2. Obligation to terminate foreign citizenship;
  3. Immigration permit or permanent residence permit;
  4. Knowledge of the state language or its understanding in a volume sufficient for communication;
  5. presence of legitimate sources of livelihood.

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Great people who have Ukrainian citizenship

Ukraine is a land rich in talent. Many famous artists of the world, composers, actors, athletes, politicians, scientists were born in Ukraine.

Ukrainians occupy important government positions, conquer space and high fashion, are shot in the best films and make important scientific discoveries for humanity.

We present a list of Ukrainian citizens who glorified the country to the whole world.

Ivan Franko

Is a talented Ukrainian writer who was nominated for the Nobel Prize. In honor of Ivan Franko, a city in Ukraine is named Ivano-Frankivsk.

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Vitali Klitschko

Is a legendary man, a world-famous boxer, is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as an athlete who won 26 fights by knockout with the least number of rounds.

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Kazimir Malevich

Is a world-famous artist, his works are exhibited in the best museums of the world, and paintings are sold for tens of millions of dollars at auction.

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Andriy Shevchenko

Winner of the Golden Ball, three times became the top scorer of the Champions League and six-time winner of the title “The Best Football Player of Ukraine”.

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Ihor Sikorsky

One of the best aircraft designers of the twentieth century, the creator of the world’s first helicopter.

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Ilya Mechnikov

The first Ukrainian Nobel Prize winner, the founder of embryology and comparative pathology.

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Nathan Swartz

Is the founder of the world famous brand “Timberland”.

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Ukraine in the international rating of citizenships

According to the international rating of the Passport Index, Ukraine’s passport ranks 26th in the rating.

Kuwait

96
Visa-Fee Score

Russia

116
Visa-Fee Score

Ukraine

131
Visa-Fee Score

Uzbekistán

63
Visa-Fee Score


According to the rating, Henley & Partners, Ukraine ranks 80th in the international ranking of citizenships.

Uzbekistan

 

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
27,2%
26,8%
25,4%
Rank
117
116
111

Iran

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
23,8%
24,2%
22,8%
Rank
137
129
127

Azerbaijan

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
28,3%
28,3%
27,1%
Rank
110
107
107

Georgia

 

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
35,3%
29,1%
27,8%
Rank
84
104
103

Jordan

 

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
24,9%
24,4%
24,3%
Rank
130
128
118

Turkey

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
35,4%
35,2%
33,8%
Rank
83
80
70

Ukraine

Year
2017
2016
2015
Score
36,1%
29,7%
30,2%
Rank
80
99
87

According to the human development index, Ukraine ranks 88th in the world.

The index is based on the standard of living, literacy, education and longevity as the main characteristics of human potential. And according to these indicators, Ukraine ranks 88th in the world.

A brief comparison with other countries:

UKRAINE -

88th place

UKRAINE -

88th place

JORDAN -

95th place

JORDAN -

95th place

UZBEKISTAN -

105th place

UZBEKISTAN -

105th place

TURKMENISTAN -

108th place

TURKMENISTAN -

108th place

EGYPT -

115th place

EGYPT -

115th place

IRAQ -

120th place

IRAQ -

120th place

PAKISTAN -

150th place

PAKISTAN -

150th place


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Important information for a foreigner:

Ukraine allows only 1 citizenship. A foreigner, when applying for citizenship of Ukraine, gives an obligation to terminate citizenship.

Foreigners who have submitted an obligation to terminate a foreign citizenship must submit a document about this, issued by the authorized body of the relevant state, within two years from the moment they are admitted to the citizenship of Ukraine.

If foreigners, for reasons beyond their control, cannot receive it, they submit a declaration of renunciation of foreign citizenship.


Information about Ukraine that you will be interested to know

NameIndicator
Urban population (%)

69.2

Share of births taken by qualified medical personnel (%)

99.9

Skilled labor (% of labor)

98.1

Total population (million)

44.2

General unemployment rate (female to male ratio)

0.74

Mandatory paid maternity leave (days)

126

Old-age pensions of recipients (% of the statutory retirement age)

91.9

Forest area (% of total area)

16.7

HIV prevalence, adults (% aged 15-49 years)

0.9

Ratio of students and teachers, primary school (number of students per teacher)

13

Adult literacy rate (% aged 15 years and older)

100.0

Infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births)

7.8

Mortality rate due to unsafe water, sanitation and hygiene services (per 100,000 population)

0.3

Exports and imports (% of GDP)

102.2

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Why it is worth contacting the law firm Licit

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Additional services that we can provide you

Registration of a temporary residence permit

This document gives to foreigners and stateless persons the right to permanent residence in Ukraine.

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Registration of a permanent residence permit

This document gives to foreigners and stateless persons the right to permanent residence in Ukraine.

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Simple steps of working with us for legal residence in Ukraine

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Become a citizen and get the opportunity to a new life

Become a citizen and get the opportunity to a new life

Get a decision on acceptance into the citizenship of Ukraine

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