In brief

On 21 July 2020, the president of Ukraine signed Decree No. 289/2020 on the establishment of a visa-free regime for entry into Ukraine and transit through the territory of Ukraine for citizens of Australia, New Zealand, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


What has changed?

From 1 August 2020, citizens of Australia, New Zealand, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will have the right to enter the territory of Ukraine without a visa, provided their stay in Ukraine does not exceed 90 days in total within 180 days. This right is granted for trips for touristic, private and business purposes, but not for work.

As a reminder, citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland also enjoy a visa-free regime for entry into Ukraine and transit thought the territory of Ukraine for up to 90 days in total within 180 days, but so far only until 30 January 2021.

In addition to the countries above, citizens of the EU member states, the United States, Japan, Canada and about 30 other countries have the right to enter Ukraine without a visa for a total of 90 days within 180 days, if the purpose of the trip is tourism, personal or business meetings.

View Ukranian version here.

View Russian version here.