How to Apply for Ukraine Visa from Nigeria

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How to Apply for Ukraine Visa from Nigeria

Ukraine Visa: For those who are interested in leaving the country and changing their place of domicile to Ukraine, here are the things you need to know about applying for Ukraine Visa from Nigeria.

This article contains more information about the chosen country, the means through which you can enter the country, how you can apply for a visa from Nigeria, and possible questions you may be asked during the visa interview and how to apply.

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About Ukraine

Ukraine is the second-largest Eastern European country. The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv, and its official language is Ukrainian. Ukraine is a founding member of the United Nations and also belongs to the Council of Europe, the OSCE, and the World Trade Organization.

Despite being one of the poorest countries in Europe, she is also known as one of the world’s largest wheat exporters. The currency of Ukraine is known as the Ukrainian hryvnia.

1 Ukrainian Hryvnia = N18.60

A Ukraine visa is an official document that permits the carrier to enter Ukraine legally for a specific purpose and duration. It comes in the form of a stamp or glue on the carrier’s passport.

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Means Through Which You Can Enter The Country

Depending on the visa you want to apply for, there are two categories of visas – immigrant and non-immigrant visas. The immigrant visas are for those seeking permanent residence in Ukraine; while the non-immigrant visas are for those who want to come to Ukraine temporarily.

Continuously, there are several ways or rather different types of visas that can admit one into Ukraine. They include:

  • The Work Visa

This document allows the foreigner to enter and work in Ukraine for a certain duration. The Ukraine work visa is sponsored by the employer (who must be situated in Ukraine) and is subject to the governmental approval of the Ukraine Government.

  • Tourist Visa

This visa is given to foreign nationals who want to visit Ukraine for pleasure and sightseeing.

  • Business Visa

This visa is given to foreign businessmen/women who wish to enter Ukraine to conduct business.

  • Transit Visa

This visa is given to foreigners who are going to another country but have to pass through Ukraine to get there.

  • Student Visa

This visa is granted to people who wish to come to a Ukraine school to study. It may be a high school or a University. It could also be undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate studies.

  • Immigration and Naturalization Visa

This visa is granted to those who wish to become permanent residents or citizens of Ukraine. It is also given to those who are married to Ukraine citizens.

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Documents You Need to Apply For Ukraine Visa From Nigeria

The type of visa you are going for will determine how your visa application procedure will be and the documents that will be required of you.

Nevertheless, the first step to getting your Ukraine Visa is to get all the supporting documents you will need. The documents include:

  1. Your Nigerian International Passport with at least two (2) blank pages for the Ukraine Visa Stamp. The passport should still have a six-month validity.
  2. Two recent passport photographs of the measurement 35 x 45 mm.
  3. Valid Travel Insurance Certificate (it could be health insurance) worth 30,000 euros (N22,515,000).
  4. If you wish to apply for a student visa, you need to present the Proof of admission and the Certificate of Acceptance from the school.
  5. If you are going through a work visa, then you need to present proof of appointment from the Organization.
  6. When you are given a date for your visa interview, you need to print a hard copy and take it with you.
  7. Proof of your return flight ticket reservation.
  8. Proof of accommodation.
  9. Proof of Funds.
  10. A cover letter containing the details of your trip.
  11. If you are travelling with your spouse and/or children, you need to present proof of social ties. It could be in the form of a marriage certificate and/or birth certificate(s) of your child(ren).

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How You Can Apply For Ukraine Visa From Nigeria

  1. Gather all your supporting documents as listed above.
  2. Fill up the online visa application form. Do not hand-fill it; else it would be rejected.
  3. You can then submit your application at the Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria.
  4. You will be required to pay in cash whilst you are submitting your application.
  5. You may likely be interviewed.
  6. You can track the status of your application through the reference number on your receipt.
  7. Once your passport is ready for pickup, you can either pick it up yourself or through a courier.

This is what the Ukraine Visa Application Form looks like:

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Possible Questions You Should Be Prepared For While Going For The Ukraine Visa Interview

The questions you will be asked during your visa interview depend on the visa type you applied for. The general questions are mostly based on your purpose of travel if you are going as a student – your degree or major, your job, duration of stay, etc.

Below are some of the questions the interviewer asks to verify your eligibility and intentions:

  • Why are you travelling to Ukraine?
  • What is the purpose of visiting Ukraine?
  • What will be the duration of your stay in Ukraine?
  • Where do you intend to stay in Ukraine?
  • How do you intend to fund both your living and other expenses?
  • Do you have relatives in Ukraine?

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Applicants Must Note:

If you are applying from Nigeria, it is advisable to go through Vfs Global Limited. This is because Vfs Global Limited collects all types of Ukraine visas on behalf of the Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria.

Their location is:

Sterling Bank Plaza, 3rd Floor,

Plot 1083 Mohammadu Buhari Way,

Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria.

 

If you are applying for the following types of visas, then you do not need to book an appointment, you just need to walk into the Visa Application Centre in Abuja:

  • Ukraine Tourist Visa
  • Ukraine Visit Visa
  • Ukraine Business Visa

 

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  • Chinaza

    This post is originally written by Chinaza C. Ifeanyichukwu, a Professional blog writer and Editor. She boasts of over a decade of expertise in the recruitment sector, Chinaza provides up-to-date information on jobs and recruitment topics, career opportunities, and breaking news. Ensure you visit the website constantly so as not to miss any new updates!!

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This post is originally written by Chinaza C. Ifeanyichukwu, a Professional blog writer and Editor. She boasts of over a decade of expertise in the recruitment sector, Chinaza provides up-to-date information on jobs and recruitment topics, career opportunities, and breaking news. Ensure you visit the website constantly so as not to miss any new updates!!

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