The process of obtaining a visa

Applicant for Student Visa have to submit to Embassy оf Ukraine the following documents:

  • Passport with expiry date of at least 3 months following the end of visa validity and at least 3 blank pages.
  • Visa application form printed or written in block letters. It must be filled in carefully, clearly and precisely and signed personally by the applicant. It is free of charge to download an electronic version from this web-site http://visa.mfa.gov.ua or to obtain a paper version at the Embassy.
  • Two recent colour pictures against the white background (35x45mm).
  • Original of birth certificate and a copy legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of issuing country.
  • Original invitation with the name of an intermediary company and its certificate number on the reverse side. When you receive an invitation make sure there are no mistakes and typos: your name, date of birth, passport number should be identical to those indicated in your passport you submit for the visa.
  • Original of school-leaving certificate of secondary school (college) record with enclosed statement of results (transcript of marks received) and their copies legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of issuing country.
  • Medical certificate of general fitness legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of issuing country. Medical certificate is valid for TWO MONTHS, which means an applicant has to enroll to his/her institution within two months since medical certificate was issued.
  • Results of HIV/AIDS test legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of issuing country.
  • Ticket reservation for Ukraine with open return date.
  • Original of a sponsorship letter (attested by a notary) in a form of a court affidavit, which must include a full name of a sponsor, his/her address, landline and mobile telephone number, e-mail (if any), and obligation of a sponsor to cover expenses of an applicant.
  • Original of recent bank statements of a sponsor (for the past six months); minimum amount should be sufficient to cover all applicant’s expenses during his/her first year in Ukraine (tuition fees and daily expenses, the total amount is near 15000$ dollars USA).
  • Receipt of payment of visa fees (65 USD).

Links to the site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

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