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Welcome to Ukraine


COUNTRY DESCRIPTION

 Location: Central-Eastern Europe, part of the East-European plain, between 44′′20′ and 52′′20′ N and 22′′5′ and 41′′15′E.

 Area: 603 700 km2

 Population: 47 000 000 (25th in the world, population density – 80 p/km2)

 International   phone code: 380

LANGUAGE

Ukrainian became the official language only in 1990, replacing Russian. Most of the population in eastern Ukraine and in Kyiv speak Russian as a first language, while Ukrainian is the first language in western Ukraine. Although those in the political world and the local media use both languages, official documents are now in Ukrainian. Not much English is spoken here.

INTERNATIONAL TIME

 Ukraine has one time zones GMT+2 (UTC+2)(two hours after Greenwich Mean Time in 24 oblasts and in the Republic of Crimea). Daylight savings time is observed from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October when you will need to advance your clocks by one hour.

UKRAINIAN  CURRENCY

The national currency of the Ukraine is the Hrivna (Pronounced Grivna). Letter code UAH

The Hrivna is the official currency and all banks, restaurants, disco, etc. and all other normal purchases are conducted in Hrivnas. If you are paying for something privately, U.S. dollars are the top currency followed by the Euro. Travelers checks, American Express and Barclays can be cashed in local banks into dollars for 3%. ATM cards are widely used and bank machines are literally every 100 yards (98 meters :-). ATM machines dispense the Hrivna and some even dispense dollars for an additional 3%. Instructions are in Russian, Ukrainian and English. Some machines have German and French also.

CAPITAL  OF THE UKRAINE

Kyiv is The Capital of Ukraine, modern European City.

 Kyiv is political, administrative, cultural and scientific center of Ukraine!

 Whoever you are, wherever you are from, and whatever your educational background may be, when you are on a visit to Kyiv you simply must go and see the Pechersk Lavra Monastery, one of the most important sights in town and a Thousand-Year old Monastery and History!!!

CLIMATE

Moderately continental, except for Southern Crimea, where the climate is subtropical, of the Mediterranean type. The Carpathian climate is also mild, with warm winter and rainy summer.

 Average winter temperature is from -8° to -12° C (from +17.6° F to +3° F). In the Southern regions average winter temperature is 0° C (+32° F).

 Average summer temperature is from +18° to +25° C (from +64.4° F to +77° F), although maximum temperature can be more than +35° C (+95° F).

 

BUSINESS HOURS

An eight-hour day is considered a normal work day, Monday through Friday. A lunch break is taken between the hours of 1:00pm and 2:00pm. Most banks are open without breaks, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.

 

TIPS

Restaurant bills normally include a 5% service charge, however, you often find that a few extra hryvnias (10% suggested) can make your dining experience a lot more pleasurable.

 

ELECTRICITY

220 volts, 50Hz is the standard electrical voltage throughout Ukraine. To use electrical appliances you will need a converter as well as an Eastern-European plug adapter.

 

ALCOHOL

Throughout Ukraine alcohol is quite inexpensive and easily accessible. Ukraine is a zero tolerance country, so do not drink and drive. The fines are substantial and you are never sure what may happen in such incidences with the militia.

 

 

UKRAINE OFFICIAL HOLIDAYS Holiday   Date

New Year Day   January 1

Orthodox Christmas      January 7

Womens Day    March 8

Labor Day           May 1, 2

Victory Day        May 9

Holy Trinity Day                May 27*

Constitution Day             June 28

Independence Day        August 24

 

 

Ukraine. Visa support

General provisions:

Attention, please: Ukraine visas are no longer required for US, EU and the Federation of Switzerland citizens staying for less than 90 days in Ukraine.

This doesn’t apply to people who come to Ukraine for job, study or immigration or with any other purpose if they are going to stay in Ukraine for more than 90 days.

Passport and visa are required for entry into Ukraine.

No invitation letters are necessary for citizens of the US, Canada, Japan, Slovakia, and Turkey for obtaining official, business, private, cultural, or sports visas.

No visas are required for citizens of Hungary, Poland, Mongolia, Lithuania and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (except Turkmenistan).

Visa types:

The type of visa required depends on the purpose of the applicants• entry into Ukraine. Applicants from countries NOT mentioned above must additionally submit certain documents, or "supporting documents", to further explain the applicant•s purpose of entry. The supporting documents are listed below under the appropriate visa type:

A) Business visa: (except citizens of the countries mentioned above):

An original invitation from a legal entity duly registered in Ukraine, containing the official address and telephone number typed in its letterhead, and signed by an authorized officer of the entity other than the applicant. The invitation must bear the entity•s seal and be accompanied, when applicable, by a clear copy of its valid Certificate of Registration in Ukraine. The invitation should detail the purpose and if necessary, the number of visits, exact travel dates, cities and/or towns to be visited, and provide basic passport data of the invitee.

B) Visa for Religious Mission for US citizens and other countries:

For obtaining this type of visa, applicants must submit a letter of invitation from a Ukrainian religious organization. The letter of invitation must be accompanied by a written confirmation under the signature and seal from the State Committee of Ukraine on Religious Matters.

C) Visa for Humanitarian Mission for US and other countries:

For individuals providing humanitarian aid, a visa is issued on the basis of a letter of support from the Committee on Humanitarian Aid of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. If an applicant provides the Consular Office with a letter from the Committee on Humanitarian Aid of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, then the visa will be issued free of charge (application and visa fee are waived.)

D) Tourist Visa:

A letter of invitation from an Ukrainian tourist agency or a confirmation from a Ukrainian hotel is necessary to qualify for a tourist visa. Citizens of the USA, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, or citizens of the European Union countries can be qualified for a tourist visa when they submit a round-trip ticket issued by the Ukrainian National Airlines.

 

E) Private Visa:

for a home stay visit (except citizens of US, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Slovakia, and Turkey, or citizens of the countries of the European Union) - only original invitation issued in the name of the applicant from a local Immigration Authorities of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine.

for medical treatment (for US citizens and other countries) - an official invitation from the Ukrainian medical institution providing treatment to the applicant.

applicants of Ukrainian background  - may apply for a P-2 type Ukrainian visa in person and then are subjected to an interview at the Consular office of the Embassy of Ukraine. Applicants for type P-2 visas should submit the following documents:

- Applicant’s written request;

- Original Ukrainian birth certificate and a copy of it;

- If the last name on applicant’s passport and birth certificate is different the copy of the document of change of name is mandatory;

- Filled out application form;

- One recent passport size photograph;

- Valid passport;

- Self-addressed pre-paid envelope (Express Mail only) in case the documents need to be returned after the visa interview by mail.

F) Immigration Visa (for US citizens only):

IM-1 applicants entering Ukraine for employment purposes must submit:

- A labor authorization document - (DOZVIL NA PRATSEVLASHTUVANNIA) in the name of the applicant issued by the Ministry of Labor of Ukraine and obtained for him/her in advance by the employer in Ukraine;

- A valid passport or travel documents (permit to re-entry to the United States for non-Ukrainian citizens only). Please allow for at least one free page for a visa. Copies are not acceptable;

- One completed application form (in Adobe Acrobat) printed or written in block letters in black ink;

- One recent passport size photograph;

- If you submit a passport of a child alone it must be accompanied by a joint notarized written request from both parents or a copy of the parents• visas.

IM-2 applicants entering Ukraine for permanent residence must submit:

- Permission for permanent residence in Ukraine obtained from Ukrainian Immigration Authorities of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine;

- A valid passport or travel documents (permit to re-entry to the United States for non-Ukrainian citizens only). Please allow for at least one free page for a visa. Copies are not acceptable;

- One completed application form (in Adobe Acrobat) printed or written in block letters in black ink;

 

- One recent passport size photograph;

- If you submit a passport of a child alone it must be accompanied by a joint notarized written request from both parents or copies of their visas.

G) Transit Visa:

A valid visa to the country of destination, other documents which confirm entry into that country, or a confirmed one way or round trip ticket for travel from the point of entry into Ukraine to the point of entry into the next country from Ukraine are acceptable supporting documents for transit visas. This visa does not authorize an applicant•s stay in Ukraine and is not required for a non-stop flight over Ukraine.

Visa duration:

a) Single or double-entry visa:

For citizens of U.S., Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Slovakia, and Turkey and citizens of the European Union countries - up to 6 months.

For other nationalities and stateless persons - up to 3 months.

b) Multiple entry visa:

For US citizens - up to 5 years (the duration of visa can vary from 1 to 5 years).

For non-US citizens and stateless persons - up to 1 year.

c) Transit visa :

up to 5 days (a period of time sufficient enough to cross Ukraine by train, ship, automobile or other means of transportation).  

Place of Ukraine visa issuance (Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco or Chicago). 

Traveler•s visa to Ukraine is valid from this date. It reads Day-Month-Year. Thus, visa is valid from May 27, 2004. 

Ukraine visa expiration date. Visa is valid until this date. It reads Day-Month-Year. Thus, visa is valid until November 27, 2004. 

Ukraine Visa control number. 

Number of entries to Ukraine. 

(1) - single entry Ukraine visa (one entry only).

(2) - double entry Ukraine visa (no more than two entries).

(M) - multiple entry Ukraine visa(unrestricted number of entries within visa duration). 

Type of Ukraine visa: 

 - Diplomatic visa;

C (C-1, C-2, C-3) -Service visa;

 - Ukriane business visa;

 - Rescue service (workers) employees;

O - Student visa;

H - Scholar visa;

M - Visa for mass media representatives;

P - Religious visa;

 - Humanitarian visa;

K - Cultural and Sport visa;

T - Ukraine tourist visa;

 (-1, -2) - Private Ukraine visa;

IM (IM-1, IM-2) - Immigration visa to Ukraine;

O -Crew member visa to Ukraine(engaged in transportation);

TP (TP-1, TP-2) - Ukraine transit visa.   

Traveler•s last name in Ukrainian and English (as it appears on your passport).   

Traveler•s first name in Ukrainian and English (as it appears as on your passport). 

Traveler•s passport number. 

Traveler•s sex. 

Traveler•s date of birth.   

Traveler•s nationality.   

Host in Ukraine.

For citizens of other countries, for a hassle-free visa process, or just if you are a frequent visitor to Ukraine, you may also consider using visa-support services of our partner company  UkraineVisa In that case, you may obtain your Ukraine visa by mail without even visiting a Ukraine Embassy or Consulate office in your country. The service provides assistance in getting one-entry, double-entry and multiple-entry tourist and business visas to Ukraine. Russian visas are also available.

  Passport and customs control

Crossing the frontier of Ukraine by citizens of Ukraine, foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship is executed through border crossing points where one can cross the frontier of Ukraine having documents which stipulate the rights to leave or enter the country. At a border crossing point citizens of Ukraine, foreign citizens, individuals without citizenship, and vehicles, cargos and miscelianeous property, which belong to them, are liable to frontier and customs control, and in some cases, to sanitization and quarantine, veterinarian and ecological controls, phytosanitization, and control over the outflow of national cultural valuables from Ukraine.

ATTENTION! Citizens of Ukraine, foreign citizens, individuals without citizenship are liable to criminal, administrative or another responsibility, stipulated by the act of Ukraine, for violation or attempt to cross frontier of Ukraine illegally, frontier regulations or regulations at border crossing points: for illegal relocation or attempt of illegal relocation of cargos, materials and other objects; for other cases stipulated by the act about the frontier of Ukraine.

RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE STATE FRONTIER AUTHORITY OF UKRAINE

State Frontier Authority officers are obliged to check documents which state the right to leave or enter the country, to make corresponding notes and in some cases stipulated by Ukrainian laws to detain and withdraw the documents. Frontiers′ obligations include the right to find out reasons for entering the country and going abroad. Individuals who gave false information about themselves and aim of the trip deliberately while obtaining documents which allow to cross the frontier and those who violate a law of Ukraine are banned to enter the territory of Ukraine. The citizens who do not have the documents giving them the right to cross the frontier of Ukraine will not be let enter the territory of Ukraine by State Frontier Authority officers.

REPONSIBILITY FOR FRONTIER REGIM VIOLATION

The foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship can be deported from Ukraine and be banned to enter the country during 5 years if they violate law or their actions pose a threat for safety of Ukraine or public order. If a foreign citizen or a person without citizenship is deported from Ukraine a visa put in a passport is nullified immediately and documents which give the right to stay on the territory of Ukraine are withdrawn. In cases, when foreign citizens or individuals without citizenship violate, try to violate or cross the frontier of Ukraine illegally, deportation is executed by the State Frontier Authority officials, in other cases it is done by the officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Individuals who are detained within the boundaries of the controlled frontier regions and are accused of breaking the entry prohibition, violating the rales of transit passing, including staying in Ukraine by forged documents are kept in points of temporary residence for a period (not more than 6 months) necessary to prepare them for deporting from Ukraine in a compulsory way. A foreign citizen or a person without citizenship is given a period of up to 30 days to leave Ukraine after the above mentioned decision has been made.

IMMIGRATION CARD OF FOREIGN CITIZEN

Immigration card is an official state document, which secures legacy of a foreign citizen′s residence on the territory of Ukraine. Registration of foreign citizens on the territory of Ukraine is confirmed by dated mark "Entry" ("Exit") put in an immigration card by the State Frontier Authority of Ukraine. Registration mark is valid on the whole territory of Ukraine. For registration at a border crossing point a foreign citizen should present passport or another identification document and a filled immigration card. A foreign citizen who gave inadequate information about personal details and an aim of a trip while obtaining visa or filling in an immigration card will not be allowed to enter Ukraine. The foreign persons, which was not performed 18 years are free from registration of their passport documents. The Foreign people from countries with visa rather arrivals arrive in Ukraine for a period of actions of the visa, but for 6 months no more than, but people from countries with rather arrivals without visas - not more than 90 days. The Extension of the periods of stay in Ukraine is realized organ of the internal deals. The Organs of the internal deals also realize the primary registration (on length 30 days following date of the arrival) non-residents Ukraines, arrived for constant residence, for the reason education, job placement, occupations business or religious activity, as well as refugee and other category. In the event of loss on territory of Ukraine of the national passport foreign person must immediately notify the taking side and organ of the internal deals, where You can get about this reference. An arrival in this case is realized on national passport, which is possible to get in consular department corresponding country in the Ukraine. The foreign person, which at reception of the visa or when filling the immigration card has given about itself or about purposes of its trip unauthentic information, can be refused in arrival to Ukraine. The decision on gap of the people through the state border take the officers of the State Frontier Authority of Ukraine.

 If You have lost your immigration card, without fall report on this organ of the internal deals, otherwise You will consider the violator of the order to registrations and in dependencies from that, when You its have lost and have reported about this, You will must to pay the fine.

VISA MODE IN TERRITORY OF UKRAINE

On the territory of Ukraine visas are drawn up by consular units of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. The Representative Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Donetsk informs that on the 1st of September 2005 non-vise regime to enter Ukraine is established for the citizens of EU countries, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Japan, Canada, the USA, in case the term of the staining does not exceed 90 days.

 The citizens of Turkey are able to get visa on the 14 day term in the Consular department of the Representative Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Donetsk in the international airport "Donetsk".

 Transit passing is staying in Ukraine during the period of time fixed in a ticket. In the case of a ticket absence the period is calculated as time necessary for passing the territory of Ukraine by definite means of transport. In all the cases the period of transit should not exceed 3 days. Foreign citizens living in Ukraine during a period of more than 6 months as well as citizens who intend to study and work in Ukraine by contract are liable to register their passports in authorities of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Only foreign citizens under 18 years old are exempted from registration. Registration of foreign citizens, who are entering Ukraine, and their passport documents is fulfiled by officials of the State Frontier Authority of Ukraine only at border crossing points. Non-visa regime of entrance to Ukraine does not concern the citizens of European Union countries, Switzerland & Liechtenstein entering Ukraine for employment, constant residing, reunion with family, study, work in diplomatic and consular offices in Ukraine, with other in case of staying in Ukraine more than 90 days.

CUSTOMS CONTROL OF UKRAINE

All commodities, objects and transport vehicles moved through the border of Ukraine are exposed to the customs control. Customs′ employees within the limits of the plenary power have a right to apply the forced measures to the violators of the customs regime on the territory of Ukraine.

 Declaring is a statement about exact information about commodities and transport vehicles, about the purpose of their transporting through the border of Ukraine, and also information necessary for realization of customs control and registration. Declaring can be in a written and verbal form, or the way by realization of actions - is choice of corridor: green or red.

 Verbal declaring stipulates the grant by a citizen of all necessary data, concerning the quantity, quality and cost of the objects moved through the border of Ukraine verbally. Written declaring is filling in customs declaration. The customs regime is considered a temporary import (export), in accordance with which commodities can be brought in on the territory of Ukraine or be taken out from Ukraine under the obligation about the obligatory return of these commodities without any changes, except for a natural wear or loss at the normal terms of transporting.

AT WILL DECLARING VERBALLY:

• Commodities, brought in to Ukraine in the accompanied luggage by any types of transport, sent in unattended luggage or by international postal mails, to a total value of not more than 1000 euro and gross weight of not more than 100 kg, is a subject to obligatory written declaration.

 • Commodities, sent in postal, freight and express transport, to a total value of not more than a 1000 euro and by gross weight of not more than 100 kg, are also obliged to be declared in written. These commodities are assessed by an import customs duty in size stated by United customs tariff of the Ukraine, by the value-added tax and, in cases set by law, by the excise and other duties.

WRITTEN DECLARATION IN OBLIGATORY ORDER:

• Commodities, brought in to Ukraine in the accompanied luggage by any types of transport, sent in unattended luggage or by international postal mails, to a total value of more than 1000 euro and gross weight of more than 100 kg, is a subject to obligatory written declaration.

 • Commodities, sent in postal, freight and express transport, to a total value of more than a 1000 euro and by gross weight of more than 100 kg, are also obliged to be declared in written. These commodities are assessed by an import customs duty in size stated by United customs tariff of the Ukraine of a customs cost, by the value-added tax and, in cases set by law, by the excise and other duties.

 Cultural values are forbidden to be transported by international postal mails. The decision of customs police in regard of prohibition to transport separate types of commodities through the border of Ukraine can be contested in a court. Taking in, out and sending medicines by citizens through the border of Ukraine is possible in a quantity of not more than 5 packages of the same name or in a quantity necessary to one patient according to the prescription of a doctor except for lrug and psych facilities, or their analogues which are a subject to a special control.

 Individuals, who take (send) out commodities or objects from Ukraine, do not refer to the payers of tax on an additional cost and payers of excise duties.

ARE FREE FROM TAXATION AND AT WILL PEOPLE DEKLARING IS VERBALLY:

• commodities to a total value of not more than 200 euro;;

 • objects taken out in connection with departure from Ukraine abroad on permanent place of residence;

 • objects, which are part of inheritance registered in Ukraine in favor of a citizen non-resident;

 • commodities temporally taken in/out under the obligation about their return;

 • objects got by citizens non - residents as prizes and rewards for participation in competitions and contests on the territory of Ukraine;

 • property, articles of personal use, including articles of first need, acquired in Ukraine by citizens non - residents and taken out in connection with final departure;

 • commodities, acquired by citizens non - residents in Ukraine, the cost of which is not more than the sum brought in to Ukraine;

 • commodities, taken out by citizens non - residents in connection with final departure from Ukraine abroad, in a sum, not exceeding 80% of the profit got during the time of work or study inUkraine.

IT IS PERMITTED!!

To bring in food stuffs to Ukraine for own consumption in a total sum not more than 50 euro per a person, but not more than one package of every name, without package - not more than 2 kg of every name, and also products ready to the direct use, not more than one unit of every name. Food stuffs are declared verbally or in writing at the request of their proprietor or on call of a customs official. Alcohol drinks - 2 litres of wine and 1 litre of hard alcoholic spirits, beer - 5 litres. Tobacco wares - 200 cigarettes (50 cigars or 250 grammes of tobacco) or set of such wares by gross weight not more than 250 grammes.

 Alcohol drinks and tobacco wares are released from taxation under condition that they are brought in by citizensattaming 18-years-old age, move in the accompanied luggage or carry-on baggage of citizens, and are not released from taxation, if time of your absence in Ukraine is less than 24 hours. Personal things directly brought in by citizens in the accompanied luggage, or sent in unattended luggage by any types of transport, are declared verbally oi in writing and are not liable to taxes. WEAPONS Fire - arms with cartridges, except weapons of army standards, cold steel and pneumatic weapons are transported through the state boundary of Ukraine by the citizens on the basis of permission of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, State Administration of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. Foreign citizens are permitted to do it only on the basis of permission of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.  

CULTURAL VALUES

Transportation, temporal transportation, and also transportation by sending of cultural values is permitted, if the certificate on a right for transportation (temporal transportation) of cultural values from the territory of Ukraine is available. It is not permitted to take out from Ukraine the cultural values, listed in the State Register of national culture inheritance, and also cultural values, included in the list of National Archive Fund and Museum Fund of Ukraine. Certificates are not registered on zoological collections, transportation of which into Ukraine, sending and transportation from Ukraine is carried out in accordance with the rules set by Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources. Souvenir wares, articles of cultural and domestic destiny, of serial and mass production, are taken out on the certificate valid within 6 months from the date of its registration. An owner shows cultural values and certificates (and at the request of art critic and/or customs official their list and pictures) at the departure from Ukraine to art critics (in case of their presence) and customs officials, and at sending -to people of entrepreneurial activity, providing services in sending by the international sending (including postal).

Ukraine. Customs rules

Prohibited to import into Ukraine:

 - Means of transportation that are 5 or more years old for permanent use on the territory of Ukraine, for selling or breaking into parts, except for cases mentioned above;

 - Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;

 - Printed materials, cliche, films, negatives, photos, movies, videos, computer disks, scripts, records and other audio recordings, drawings, and other printed materials that contain propaganda of war, racism, genocide etc;

 - Objects (goods) that are prohibited to import by the Ukrainian legislature;

 - Objects (goods) that are imported against the rules of industrial or intellectual property;

 - Food products without the relevant certificate.

 

 Prohibited to export from Ukraine:

 - Objects (goods) which require state warrant, except for personal belongings;

 - Precious metals, stones and their produce, cultural valuables with a purpose of sale;

 - Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;

 Objects prohibited to transit through the customs territory of Ukraine:

 - Arms and ammunition of all types, military equipment;

 - Flying devices, their parts and equipment;

 - Machines and presses used to produce arms and ammunition of all types, flying devices and their parts;

 - Narcotic substances;

 - Radioactive objects and substances;

 - Strong, poisonous, radioactive, explosive substances, other objects that can harm the population and animals or contaminate the environment;

 - Objects (goods) that are prohibited to import into Ukraine by the Ukrainian legislature.

 Luggage Customs registration of unaccompanied luggage moving through the customs border of Ukraine:

 1. This document outlines customs registration of the unaccompanied luggage belonging to Ukrainian citizens, foreigners and persons without citizenship.

 The unaccompanied luggage (later - UL) includes objects shipped by their owner or on behalf of their owner that cross the Ukrainian customs border separately from their owner.

 2. Customs registration of UL imported into Ukraine:

 2.1. The shipment of UL is recorded in the passenger customs declaration on entering Ukraine.

 One copy of this declaration, stamped by the customs inspector, remains with the owner of UL, and the other - with the customs inspector.

 2.2. When receiving the UL, the owner should present the passenger declaration to the customs indicating presence of UL, currency and valuables brought into Ukraine.

 2.3. The person receiving UL on behalf of its owner should present the owner•s declaration and the notarized order.

 2.4. Calculation of import taxes on the contents of UL accounts for the value of declared goods imported into Ukraine personally by their owner.

 3. Customs registration of UL exported from Ukraine:

 3.1. Customs registration of UL takes place in the customs of the owner•s residence.

 3.2. When exporting UL from Ukraine its owner must fill out three copies of the passenger customs declaration, indicating the UL contents.

 3.3. After the UL registration, one copy of the declaration remains with the UL owner, second - with the customs officer, and the third is added to the UL documentation file.

 Import of Ukrainian currency is allowed:

 - for natural persons - residents on conditions that they declare orally to customs house the sums of money not exceeding 1000 hryvnas per one person (irrespective of the age), including anniversary and memorable coins made of not precious metals the nominal value of which is expressed in hryvnas, as well as anniversary and memorable coins made of not precious metals the nominal value of which is expressed in Ukrainian karbovanets (one hryvna amounts to 100000 karbovanets).

 - on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents (irrespective of age) provide the customs declaration on the sums of money previously exported from Ukraine on legal ground (in presence of the customs declaration on their exportation).

 The import of Ukrainian currency by natural persons - residents and non-residents in the sums exceeding the above mentioned norms and also in the cases which have been not stipulated above is allowed on the basis of the individual license of the National Bank of Ukraine.

 Import of a foreign currency is allowed:

 - on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents declare to the customs house the following:

 - the sums of money not exceeding 1000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate of hryvna to the foreign currencies established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of crossing the customs border per one person (irrespective of the age);

 - The checks emitted by foreign banks not exceeding 1000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration;

 - on conditions that natural persons - residents and non-residents indicate the following points in the customs declaration:

 - sums of money previously exported earlier from the territory of Ukraine on legal grounds (in presence of the customs declarations for those exportations);

 - sums of money not exceeding 10000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of customs declaration registration;

 - the checks emitted by foreign banks and banking establishments not exceeding the sum of 50000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of customs declaration registration;

 Bank metals in the shape of bars weighting up to 100 g per one person irrespective of the age. The cash foreign currency imported by the natural person the resident exceeding 10000 US dollars, or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration is accepted by the customs house for storage.

 The declared currency is transferred by the customs house to the current foreign currency account open in the name of the natural person the resident (bank services payment is realized at the expense of the natural person), on conditions that this person presents documents which certify the availability of the account in an authorized bank (copy of these documents remains in the customs). Otherwise the currency is returned to the holder for importation to Ukraine on conditions that he presents special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05.

 The cash foreign currency imported by the natural person non-resident exceeding 10000 US dollars is accepted by customs house for storage and returned to the holder for importation to Ukraine on conditions that he presents special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05. Otherwise the currency is returned to the holder when he/she departs from Ukraine.

 On conditions that they present the special sanction of the National Bank under the form 05 the natural persons residents and non-residents may import to Ukraine checks for the sum exceeding 50000 US dollars or the equivalent of this sum in other foreign currency according to the official exchange rate established by the National Bank of Ukraine on the date of the customs declaration registration and the registration of bank metals in the shape of bars weighting more than 100 g.

Hotels of the Odessa city. Odessa region.

Odessa hotels:

Hotel Arcadia-plaza.

1, Posmitnogo Str., 65009, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Black sea.

25, Panteleymonovskaya Str., 65012, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Black sea.

59, Richelyevskaya Str., 65012, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Morskoy.

1/1, Khrustalny Str., 65062, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Continental.

5, Deribassovskaya Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Passage.

34, Preobrazhenskaya Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Odessa.

6, Primorskaya Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Londonskaya.

11, Primorsky Blvd., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Mozart.

13, Lanzheronivskaya Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Krasnaya.

15, Pushkinskaya Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Yunost.

32, Pionerskaya Str., 65009, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Ayvazovsky.

19, Bunina Str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Victoria.

24-A, Genuezkaya Str., 65009, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Zirka.

70 Uspenskaya Str., 65009, Odessa, Ukraine

Hotel Tsentralnyy.

40, Preobrazhenskaya str., 65026, Odessa, Ukraine