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Requirements for obtaining a Tourist Visa for Ukraine

Ukraine Expedited Visa Service

Country: Ukraine

Visa Type: Tourist

The following are required to obtain a Tourist Visa for Ukraine

NOTE:  Citizens of the following countries do not need a Ukrainian visa to enter or tranist through its territory for a period up to 90 days within a 180 day period with a valid passport:
Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belguim, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Frnace, Georgia, Germany, Greece Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyszstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta,Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vatican.

Citizens of the above mentioned countries who enter Ukraine for the purpose of employment, permanent residency, family reunion, study and work at the diplomatic missions of these countries in Ukraine or with any other purpose, for more than 90 days, are required to obtain a visa
Please call EDS for more information.

Persons holding passports of countries not mentioned above must allow at least 15 business days for their visa applications to be procesed and must submit the following documents:


  • Complete and return this form with all required information.

EDS Service Request Application Form


  • Original signed passport valid for at least 6 months beyond stay.
  • Your passport must have at least 1 clear blank visa pages available for the visa stamp(s).
  • EDS can obtain passport services for you on your behalf if needed. Please see our PASSPORT section.


  • One (1) Visa application forms completed and signed. All questions on the application form must be answered. Failure to complete all required fields on the form will delay the processing of your visa.
Ukraine Visa Application


  • One recent 2" X 2" passport type photograph, in color, front view, and with a plain light background.


  • A letter of invitation from a Ukrainian or American tourist agency or a confirmatoin from a Ukrainian hotel
  • EDS can provide this service as an option upon requist.
English Language Sample Tourist Voucher


None Required


  • Citizens of the United States do not need a visa for stays of up to 90 days.
  • Citizens of the United States need a Ukrainian visa, if the purpose of their travel is employment, permanent residency, study, diplomatic/official visits or any type of stay in Ukraine longer than 90 days.
  • Visas cannot be changed or extended. If your travel plans change after the visa is issued you will need to re-apply for a new one.
  • Also note: Any visa applicant may be interviewed by a consular officer if necessary.


The consulate only accepts United States Postal Money Orders for the cost of the visas. If you prefer, EDS can obtain the money order for the consulate. EDS accepts VISA, MasterCard, Discover Card, and American Express. Money orders and cash are also accepted.

Consular Rates

7 to 10 days
5 days or less
At Least 8 Business Days
4-8 Business Days
3 Business Days

EDS Service Rates

A $15.00 surcharge is added for non-US Passport holders.
EDS accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express Credit Cards


When you have completed the visa application form, the EDS Service Request form, and this pre-shipping checklist, you may send all of your documents to the address below. We recommend using FedEx, UPS, DHL, or the USPS Express Mail for next-day delivery.

Embassy Document Services
Attn: Visa Processing
14908 Honey Locust Court
Woodbridge, VA 22193

All same day requests must be received by 8am. We recommend using FedEx, UPS, or DHL. Applications received after 8am will be submitted the next business day.