Do you need visa coming to Chernobyl?

20/11/2014
Do you need visa coming to Chernobyl?

You need a valid passport to enter Ukraine, no matter where you come from. Some countries, especially within Europe allow travelling just with your National ID. Unfortunately, Ukraine is not the case. Your passport needs to be up to date. You might undergo additional scrutiny when your passport is about to expire. It’s recommended to have passport’s expiry date further than 6 months after the day of your planned return. This is mainly looked at when visa for entering the country are required. 

Good news is that you don’t need visa unless you plan to spend more than 90 days in Ukraine. Most of the visits last much shorter than three months, so no hassle there.   

90 days rule holds for majority of western countries, nevertheless we recommend to check particular visa requirements for your home country. Some minor deviations may occur. In general, Ukraine is an open and easy country to travel to though. If you are a holder of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (South), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Vatican City, United Kingdom, United States & Uzbekistan passport there should be no complications at all for you to stay up to 90 days without any visa.

For those who end up needing visa to enter Ukraine you should contact Ukrainian Embassy or Consulate in your home country. The process usually takes no more than two weeks so don’t leave it for a last minute. The invitation needed for visa process is automatically issued by any of the Kiev hotels by booking. In other cases, do not hesitate to CONTACT US, we will be happy to help you with your visa invitation

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