Work permit in Ukraine

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Work permit in Ukraine 2020-10-06T16:11:03+03:00

What is Work Permit in Ukraine?

Ukraine has excellent prospects for the employment of foreigners. The average salary in the country is 11,579 hryvnia for June 2020, and the minimum wage for a foreigner under Ukrainian law is at least 10 times the minimum wage in Ukraine! To find a job, you need to issue a work permit in Ukraine.

A feature of the employment of foreigners and stateless persons in Ukraine is the receipt by the employer of a permit to use their labor (work permit) at the employment center. Our company will help foreign citizens to obtain a Ukrainian work permit quickly and legally!

Work permit in Ukraine

What is application for Ukrainian work permit?

Work permit in Ukraine for foreigners and stateless persons — a document providing the employer with the right to temporarily use the work of a foreigner in a particular workplace or position.

A foreigner may work in one or several posts without restriction to one company, provided that permission is received for each of these posts.

If a foreigner is a highly paid professional, he may, without permission, hold other positions concurrently, if the duration of the contract in such positions does not exceed the validity period of the permit at the main place of work.

It is also allowed to combine work in the positions indicated in the permit with work in the position of a temporarily absent employee, but not more than 60 calendar days a year.

Who needs a work permit in Ukraine?

The employer is required to obtain permission in the case of labor of foreigners who have arrived in Ukraine for employment for a specified period.

Work permit in Ukraine

Separately, we can distinguish a special category of foreigners, the conditions for obtaining a work permit which differ significantly.

A special category includes:

  1. foreign highly paid professionals (salaries of at least 50 minimum wages)
  2. founders and / or participants and / or beneficiaries (controllers) of a legal entity established in Ukraine;
  3. graduates of universities that are in the top hundred in world rankings, according to the list determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
  4. foreign workers in creative professions;
  5. Foreign IT professionals.

Work permit in Ukraine

Why do I need to leave Ukraine after obtaining a work permit?

It is necessary to travel outside Ukraine to change the purpose of the visit from guest/tourist to the working purpose of the stay. For citizens of countries with a visa regime, a work visa will be required (type D visa)


Required documents:

  • Passport scan copy
  • Digital photo 35*45
  • CV

Currently, for the employment of foreigners in companies of Ukraine, the employer is obliged to pay them a salary of not less than 32 thousand UAH (from 01.01.2018 – 37 230 UAH). But there is an exception for such a salary for a “special category” of foreigners.

Which documents we provide?

  •  Work Permit Issued By Ukraine’s State Center For Employment
  • Guarantee letter
  • Contract
  • Company details (Extract from the register)
Name of serviceTerm
Obtaining a work permit7 days
Changes to work permit3-5 days
Renewal of a work permit5 days


Price *

For 6 months — 350 USD (Prepayment 150 USD)

For 1 year — 450 USD (Prepayment -150 USD)

For 3 years — 600 USD (Prepayment-150 USD)


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