According to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No.163 of 31 March 2015 there were made amendments to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No.150 of 15 February 2012 "On approving the procedure to extend the period of stay and extend or reduce the period of temporary stay of foreigners and stateless persons within the territory of Ukraine":

 in paragraph 1 the words "when entering" were changed into "within the validity period of a visa when entering of stateless persons or foreigners that are citizens";

  • paragraph 2 was amanded in the following way:
  • "2) for no more than 90 days during 180 days when entering of foreigners that are citizens of visa-free states, unless otherwise provided for by the international agreements of Ukraine. The procedure to calculate the mentioned period is set by the MIA;";
  • in paragraph 3 the words "since the date of the first" were changed into "when".

Therefore, according to the implemented amendmends the period of stay of foreign citizens that arrived from visa-free countries at the territory of Ukraine is limited by the visa validity period, regardless of the the date of crossing the state border of Ukraine. We remind you, that according to the current legislation of Ukraine submission of documents for registration of a card for temporary stay at the territory of Ukraine must be done no later than 15 days till the end of the allowed period of stay at the territory of Ukraine. Foreigners and stateless persons that arrived form visa-free countries must have a long-stay "D" type Visa.