Visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens

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Holders of a Ukrainian passport may travel without a visa and with visa upon arrival to about 93 countries.

Countries and territories with visa-free or visa-on-arrival entries for holders of regular Ukrainian passports
  Ukraine
  Visa free
  Visa issued upon arrival
  Visa required prior to arrival

Africa[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 Algeriapre-arrival visa required
 Angolapre-arrival visa required
 Benin30 day visa issued upon arrival for 12,000 francs or 10 day for 5,000 in Cotonou airport
 BotswanaVisa can be issued at border if pre-approved by Botswanan immigration service
 Burkina Faso30 day visa issued upon arrival at border according to law regulating issue of visas to nationals of states where there is no embassy of Burkina Faso
 Burundipre-arrival visa required
 Cameroonpre-arrival visa required
 Cape Verde30 day visa issued upon arrival in Praia airport according to law regulating issue of visas to nationals of states where there is no embassy of Cape Verde
 Central African Republicpre-arrival visa required
 Chadpre-arrival visa required
 Comoros30 day visa issued upon arrival
 Democratic Republic of Congopre-arrival visa required
 Republic of the Congopre-arrival visa required
 Côte d'Ivoirepre-arrival visa required
 Djibouti10-30 day visa issued upon arrival at the border (in airport)
 Egypt30 day visa issued upon arrival for $15
 Eritrea30 day visa issued upon arrival for $50 or 7 day transit visa for $20 (can be extended by up to 2 months)
 Ethiopiapre-arrival visa required
 Gabonpre-arrival visa required
 Gambiapre-arrival visa required
 Ghanapre-arrival visa required
 Guineapre-arrival visa required
 Guinea-Bissaupre-arrival visa required
 Kenya3 month visa issued upon arrival for $50
 Lesothopre-arrival visa required
 Liberiapre-arrival visa required
 Libyapre-arrival visa required
 Madagascar90 day visa issued upon arrival for MGA 140,000
 Malawipre-arrival visa required
 Malivisa upon arrival)
 Mauritaniapre-arrival visa required
 Mauritiusvisa can be issued for touristic or business visits:- for a max. of 60 days to nationals of Ukraine. (requires return ticket, invitation, tourist voucher or hotel reservation)
 Moroccopre-arrival visa required
 MozambiqueVisa issued on arrival,for a stay of max. 30 days.Fee: USD 82.
 Namibia3 months
 Nigerpre-arrival visa required
 Nigeriapre-arrival visa required
 Rwandapre-arrival visa required
 Sao Tome and PrincipeVisa issued upon arrival at border according to law regulating issue of visas to nationals of states where there is no embassy of São Tomé and Príncipe
 Senegalpre-arrival visa required
 Seychelles1 month [10]
 Sierra Leonepre-arrival visa required
 SomaliaWARNING - Ukrainian authorities advise against any travel to Somalia
 South Africapre-arrival visa required
 South Sudanpre-arrival visa required
 Sudanpre-arrival visa required
 Swaziland30 days (requires hotel reservation, return ticket and proof of sufficient funds for length of stay)
 Tanzania3 month visa issued upon arrival for $50
 Togo7 day visa issued upon arrival
 Tunisiavisa issued upon arrival if tour has been bought in travel agency
 Uganda3 month visa issued upon arrival for $50
 Zambia3 month visa issued upon arrival $50
 Zimbabwe30 day visa issued upon arrival for $45

Americas[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 Antigua and Barbuda1 month
 Argentina90 days
 Bahamaspre-arrival visa required
 Barbados28 days
 Belizepre-arrival visa required
 Bermudapre-arrival visa required (apply at UK embassy) [11]
 Bolivia90 day visa issued upon arrival for 52 USD if in possession of sufficient funds for stay and return ticket
 Brazil90 days [12]
 Canadapre-arrival visa required
 Chilepre-arrival visa required
 Colombiapre-arrival visa required
 Costa Ricapre-arrival visa required, except for Those holding a visa (valid for at

least 3 months beyond the date of arrival) for Canada, an EU Member State. Except for permanent residents of the U.S., a max.stay of 90 day

 Cuba30 days for medical treatment or tourism (tourist card required)[1]
 Dominica21 days
 Dominican Republic30 days ($10 tourist card required)
 Ecuador90 days
 El Salvador90 days
 Grenada3 months
 Guatemala90 days [13], [14]
 Guyanapre-arrival visa required
 Haiti3 months [15]
 Honduras3 months
 Jamaica30 days [16]
 Mexico180 days (electronic travel authorisation required) [17] [18]
 Nicaragua90 days [19]
 Panama180 days [20] [21]
 Paraguay90 days [22] [23] [24]
 Peru183 days [25]
 Saint Kitts and Nevispre-arrival electronic visa can be easily obtained at https://evisa.gov.kn/
 Saint Lucia6 weeks (visa issued on arrival for 50 USD)
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1 month
 Surinamepre-arrival visa required
 Trinidad and Tobagopre-arrival visa required
 United States of Americapre-arrival visa required
 Uruguaypre-arrival visa required
 Venezuelapre-arrival visa required

Asia[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 Afghanistanpre-arrival visa required
 Bangladesh90 day visa issued upon arrival
 BhutanVisa issued on arrival for period of tour (minimum of 7 days) only if in organised tour group
 Brunei30 days [26]
 Cambodia1 month visa issued upon arrival for 20 USD
 People's Republic of Chinapre-arrival visa required. Starting from January 1, 2013 may visit Beijing & Shanghai for 72 hours if in possession of airline tickets to the 3rd country (transit visa). Also can visit Hainan Island as long as their visit lasts 15 days or less and they are visiting as part of a tour group organised by a National Tourism Administration of China-approved travel agency based in Hainan
 Hong Kong14 days [27]
 Indiapre-arrival visa required
 Indonesiapre-arrival visa required
 Iran15 day visa issued upon arrival in international airports for 50 EUR or 75 USD
 Iraqpre-arrival visa required
 Israel3 months [28]
 Japanpre-arrival visa required
 Jordan1 month visa issued upon arrival for approx. 15 USD
 Kazakhstan90 days
 Kuwaitpre-arrival visa required
 Kyrgyzstan90 days
 Laos30 day visa issued upon arrival
 Lebanon3 months visa issued upon arrival
 Macau30 day visa issued upon arrival for 100 MOP
 Malaysia1 month
 Maldives30 days
 Mongolia90 days[citation needed]
 Myanmar28-day visa issued on arrival in Yangon and Mandalay International Airport (with 2 photos 4x6cm, return ticket and proof of financial means; $30, $18 for a 24-hour transit visa)[2]
   NepalYes
 North Korea90 day visa issued upon arrival for official business, tourism or medical purposes (so stated by the Ukrainian foreign ministry, true status of such an agreement is both dubious and unconfirmed by North Korean authorities)
 Omanpre-arrival visa required
 Pakistanpre-arrival visa required
 Philippinespre-arrival visa required
 Qatarpre-arrival visa required
 Saudi Arabiapre-arrival visa required
 SingaporeTransit tourists: may be granted entry into Singapore without visas for a stopover stay (96-hour visa free period granted), if they are on transit to or from a third country (both forward and return leg applies). Certain conditions apply. [29]
 South KoreaThose who fall in the following categories will be allowed to enter Korea without a visa: [30]
  • Frequent visitors: those who made more than 4 visits to Korea in the past two years, or more than 10 visits overall.
  • Transit tourists bound for another country: those with a visa or a re-entry permit for U.S., Japan, Canada, Australia, or New Zealand (5 countries) and traveling to any one of those countries through Korea. Also those traveling from any one of the five countries mentioned above, whose final destination is not Korea. Must have a confirmed onward flight ticket for departure within 30 days after entering Korea.
  • Special entry arrangements for Jeju island: up to 30 days for Jeju island only for those who arrive directly into Jeju island by flights or ships.
 Sri LankaPartial
 Syria15 day visa issued upon arrival
 Taiwanpre-arrival visa required
 Tajikistan90 days
 Thailand15 day visa issued upon arrival [31]
 Timor-Leste30 day visa issued upon arrival
 Turkmenistanpre-arrival visa required
 United Arab Emiratespre-arrival visa required
 Uzbekistan90 days
 VietnamVisa may be issued upon arrival to one of the three international airports (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang), if an approval letter from the Vietnam immigration department is obtained beforehand (can be procured easily via numerous Vietnamese travel agencies online). The minimum visa stamping fee on arrival is $45, but may differ based on the duration of stay and type of visa. [32]
 Yemenpre-arrival visa required (visa on arrival facility currently suspended)

Europe[edit]

European Union[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 Bulgariapre-arrival visa required
 Croatiapre-arrival visa required
 Cyprus90 days e-ProVisa (valid for single entry for maximum 90 days and only for passengers arriving by direct flghts from Ukraine) available via the internet free of charge.
European Union Schengen Areapre-arrival visa required
 Republic of Irelandpre-arrival visa required
Visa-free for UK visa holders from July 2011 until October 2016.[3]
 Romaniapre-arrival visa required
 United Kingdompre-arrival visa required
24 hour visa-free transit permitted for transitting passengers with onward tickets

Other Europe[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 AbkhaziaVisa free[33]
 Albania90 days [34]
 AndorraSchengen visa is required to arrive through France or Spain, the only way of accessing Andorra.
 Armenia90 days
 Azerbaijan90 days [35]
 Belarus90 days
 Bosnia and Herzegovina30 days [36]
 Icelandpre-arrival visa required
 Georgia90 days
 Liechtensteinpre-arrival visa required
 Macedonia90 days from 15 March 2013 to 15 March 2014 [37]
 Moldova90 days
 Monacopre-arrival visa required
 Montenegro90 days [38]
 Russia90 days
 San MarinoSchengen visa is required to arrive through Italy, the only way of accessing San Marino.
 Serbia30 days[39]
 South OssetiaVisa free[40]
 Turkey60 days since September 5th 2013[41]
  Vatican Citypre-arrival visa required

Oceania[edit]

Countries and TerritoriesConditions of access
 Australiapre-arrival visa required. One of the 26 countries whose citizens are eligible to apply online - Online lodgement Arrangements for Subclass 600.
 Cook Islands31 days [42]
 Fiji4 months [43]
 Kiribatipre-arrival visa required
 Marshall Islandspre-arrival visa required
 Federated States of Micronesia30 days [44]
 Naurupre-arrival visa required
 New Zealandpre-arrival visa required
 Niue30 days
 Palau30 days
 Papua New Guineapre-arrival visa required
 Samoa60 days
 Solomon Islandspre-arrival visa required
 Tonga31 days if in possession of a hotel reservation, return ticket and proof of sufficient funds

Unrecognized or partially recognized countries[edit]

CountriesConditions of access
 Northern Cyprus30-90 days
 Abkhaziavisa-free access
 Kosovopre-arrival visa required
15 Days visa-free with a Schengen visa [45]
 Nagorno-Karabakhvisa-free access
 South Ossetiavisa-free access
 Transnistria90 days

Diplomatic and service passports (series D, DP, S, CP) are also issued for government clerks. Holders of such passports are given additional privileges, such as visa-free entry to about 40 countries for which holders of standard Ukrainian passport need a visa.

Countries that may reject Ukrainian passports[edit]

Vaccination[edit]

Many African countries, including Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zambia require all incoming passengers to have a current International Certificate of Vaccination. Some other countries require vaccination only if the passenger is coming from an infected area.[4]

Passport validity[edit]

Many countries require passport validity of no less than 6 months and one or two blank pages.[5]

Israeli stamps[edit]

Visitors with passport stamp of Israel are not allowed to enter Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen.[6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

References[edit]

MFA of Ukraine: The foreign countries’ entry procedure for the citizens of Ukraine (in Ukrainian)

See also[edit]