Ukraine, the largest country totally in Europe, has many diverse and interesting geographic features. As for mountains, the northern reaches of the Carpathian Mountains stretch across western Ukraine. The country's highest point is located there; Hoverla Mountain, at 2061 m (6762 ft) tall. The Crimean Mountains front the southern edges of the Crimean Peninsula, and some lower, heavily-eroded mountains extend into Russia just north of the Sea of Azov. Ukraine is bordered by the waters of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Major rivers include the Desna, Dnieper, Dniester, Donets and the Southern Bug. Numerous waterfalls are found in both the Carpathian and Crimean Mountains. Those geographic features contribute lot to the tourist attractions. However, there are some entry requirements laid down by the government. Visitors to Ukraine must obtain a visa from one of the Ukrainian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries whose nationals may obtain a visa on arrival.
LIST OF COUNTRIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE UKRAINA VISA
Citizens of the following 5 countries can enter Ukraine without a visa for an indefinite stay: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Uzbekistan.
Holders of passports of the following 61 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine without a visa for a stay up to 90 days within any 180 day period:
America: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Paraguay, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, United States.
Europe: All European Union citizens, Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, San Mario, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Vatican City.
Asia: Brunei, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, South Korea, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates.
VISA ON ARRIVAL
Holders of passports of the following 33 jurisdictions can enter Ukraine by obtaining a visa on arrival at Kyiv Boryspil Airport, Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) and Odessa International Airport for a stay up to 15 days. For visa on arrival, visitors will need to provide one of the following documents: invitation or documents confirming tourist character of a trip or document confirming implementation of investments:
America: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Dominica, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago,
Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Timor-Leste,
Australia: Australia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Africa: Mauritius, Seychelles.
TYPES OF UKRAINE VISA
Ukrainian visas are issued within 3 types:
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR UKRAINE VISA APPLICATION
All visitors to Ukraine must submit:
For transit (B type) visas – one of the following:
For short-term (C type) visas – one of the following:
For long-term (D type) visas – one of the following:
VALIDITY OF VISA
The duration depends on the visa types (mentioned above)
Urgent processing – up to five working days.
Ordinary processing – up to ten working days, may be extended up to 30 working days if by additional checks are necessary.
Note: Foreigners in Vietnam who want to travel to Ukraine must hold a valid work permit/ temporary residence card.
WHERE TO APPLY FOR UKRAINE VISA
Ukraine Embassy in Ha Noi
VFS Global in Ho Chi Minh
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