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WHO HELP IMMIGRATE TO UKRAINE

IMMIGRATION MATTERS

Our dedicated immigration attorneys are here to guide you every step of the way. We offer a wide range of immigration services, including assistance with temporary and permanent residency permits in Ukraine.

  • Temporary and Permanent Residency Permits: Whether you are looking for temporary or permanent residency in Ukraine, our immigration experts can help you navigate the application process. We provide comprehensive support for individuals seeking both short-term and long-term immigration solutions within Ukraine.
  • Residency Based on Work Permit as a Company Director: If your immigration needs involve establishing and directing your own company in Ukraine, our firm can assist you in obtaining residency based on a work permit for your role as a company director. We have extensive experience in setting up and managing businesses specifically designed to meet your immigration requirements in Ukraine.
  • Work Permits Based on Employment with Other Companies: Alternatively, if you intend to work for existing companies in Ukraine, we can assist you in securing work permits based on employment. Our immigration experts can guide you through the process of obtaining the necessary work authorizations and meeting the requirements set forth by Ukrainian immigration authorities.

Please note that while we provide comprehensive immigration services, we do not offer spouse lookup services for obtaining residency based on marriage. Our focus is on ensuring that your immigration needs are met professionally and efficiently within the framework of Ukraine's immigration laws.

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Temporary Residency Permit

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Permanent Residency Permit

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Work Permits

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Citizenship

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Immigration Disputes

FREQUENT QUESTIONS

Yes. All our lawyers and personnel speak English.

At Disputes Law Firm, we have extensive experience in serving international clients.

We execute and sign agreements remotely, instruct our clients on how to send original papers to Ukraine, and how to certify and legalize power of attorney, in case we can't handle the case with a Client-Attorney agreement.

All communication is done through messengers like WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber, and an email.

All data is stored and accessed securely through cloud-based technologies.

The initial consultation fee at Disputes Law Firm varies depending on the nature and complexity of your legal matter:

  • For straightforward regular practice matters and inquiries about our standard procedures, there is no consultation fee.

  • If you require legal advice and guidance specific to your case, the consultation fee is as follows:

    • 70 euros for general questions or matters that do not require extensive research.

    • 130 euros for complex inquiries that involve in-depth research, document discovery, or other evidence-related tasks.

Please feel free to reach out to us with your specific questions, and we can provide more precise guidance on the consultation fee applicable to your situation.

Our office is located at 5 Pyrogova Street, Office 2-A, in Kyiv, Ukraine (postal code: 01054).

You can find us near the "Universytet" metro station.

For your convenience, here's a link to the map.

We offer options such as PayPal, Ukrainian Bank IBAN, European Bank IBAN, and United States bank account through Wise Services. Additionally, you can use Visa, MasterCard, Apple Pay, and Google Pay with the national payment processor Fondy.

At our office you can pay with cash or with a bank card.

Additionally, we offer the option to pay with cryptocurrency, specifically USDT, using a Binance wallet service, for those who are comfortable with digital currencies.

Please let us know which method works best for you.

We understand the importance of trust and authenticity when seeking legal assistance.

Here are several reasons why you can trust Disputes Law Firm:

  • We are a well-established and reputable law firm located in Kyiv, Ukraine.

  • Our founder and Managing Partner, Dmytro Chuguienko, is a licensed attorney with a proven track record of expertise, which you can verify through available information on the internet.

  • We maintain active and verifiable accounts on trusted platforms such as TrustPilot, Google My Business and Facebook, where you can find authentic client reviews spanning over the past 8 years.

  • We take immense pride in our exceptional reputation and our unwavering commitment to providing client-oriented services.

We encourage you to research our firm and read reviews from our clients to gain confidence in our authenticity and dedication to serving your legal needs.

According to Article 4 of the Law of Ukraine "On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons," a Temporary Residence Permit is issued to:

Foreigners working in Ukraine with the necessary permission.

Participation in international technical assistance projects.

Engaging in religious activities with invitation and approval.

Employment in branches of foreign non-governmental organizations.

Working in representations of foreign businesses.

Employment in branches of foreign banks.

Engaging in cultural, educational, and volunteer activities.

Providing medical or rehabilitation assistance during a state of war.

Working as correspondents or representatives of foreign media.

Investment in Ukrainian companies of at least 100,000 euros.

Pursuing education in Ukraine.

Family reunification with Ukrainian citizens or marriage to Ukrainians.

Recognition as stateless persons under Ukrainian law.

With the text in bold, the most popular ways to obtain a TRC are highlighted.

A Temporary Residence Permit is issued for a period determined by the provided documents but not exceeding one year in most cases.

For foreigners and stateless individuals who have arrived in Ukraine for employment in accordance with the law, the permit is issued for the duration of their employment in Ukraine, as specified in the work permit, but not exceeding two years.

We have developed a comprehensive, turnkey set of immigration services to fulfill the needs of our clients seeking temporary residency in Ukraine.

Temporary Residence Permit based on a work permit for a company director. This means we assist in opening a company in Ukraine, obtaining a work permit, and registering the client as the company's director, providing grounds for obtaining a temporary residence permit in Ukraine for up to 2 years.

Temporary Residence Permit based on a work permit with a Ukrainian company. In this case, we also assist with selecting a company for employment and provide consultations. This method allows for obtaining a temporary residence permit in Ukraine for up to 2 years.

The procedure for obtaining a Temporary Residence Permit (TRC) through opening a business includes the following steps:

Issuing, certifying, and legalizing a power of attorney: This involves preparing the necessary legal documents to authorize the designated actions on behalf of the client.

Registering a company with a nominal director – a citizen of Ukraine: A Ukrainian citizen acts as the nominal director until the client takes over the position.

Obtaining a work permit for the client: This process involves securing the required work permit for the client's employment in Ukraine.

Registering for a visa Type D for 90 days at the Ukrainian Embassy in the client's country of residency, obtaining a visa, and entering Ukraine: This step is essential to facilitate the client's entry into Ukraine and initiate the process.

Changing the director from nominal to the client: The transition from the nominal director to the client taking on this role within the registered company.

Attending the immigration office for the temporary residency card: The client will need to visit the immigration office to initiate the TRC application process.

Collecting the TRC after 15 working days: After the application is submitted, the client can collect their Temporary Residence Card once it has been processed, typically within 15 working days.

Drafting a proper power of attorney text – 1 day.

Issuing, certifying, and legalizing (Apostille Convention) a power of attorney in the client's country of residence: It depends on the country, but it takes 1-2 weeks. Shipping a POA to Ukraine also takes 1-2 weeks, depending on the distance and shipping method.

Registering a company with a nominal director – a Ukrainian citizen: 5 working days.

Obtaining a work permit for the client: 1-2 weeks.

Registering for a Type D visa for 90 days at the Ukrainian Embassy in the client's country of residence, obtaining a visa, and entering Ukraine: 1 day.

Changing the director from nominal to the client: 5 working days.

Attending the immigration office for the temporary residency card: 1 day.

Collecting the temporary residency card after 15 working days: finish line.

The approximate average duration for the complete procedure varies from 2 to 4 months, depending on various circumstances.

The procedure for obtaining a Temporary Residence Permit (TRC) through employment includes the following steps:

Certification and translation of a passport of a Client.

Obtaining a work permit for the client: This process involves securing the required work permit for the client's employment in Ukraine.

Registering for a visa Type D for 90 days at the Ukrainian Embassy in the client's country of residency, obtaining a visa, and entering Ukraine: This step is essential to facilitate the client's entry into Ukraine and initiate the process.

Attending the immigration office for the temporary residency card: The client will need to visit the immigration office to initiate the TRC application process.

Collecting the TRC after 15 working days: After the application is submitted, the client can collect their Temporary Residence Card once it has been processed, typically within 15 working days.

Certification and translation of a passport of a Client – 1 day.

Obtaining a work permit for the client: 1-2 weeks.

Registering for a Type D visa for 90 days at the Ukrainian Embassy in the client's country of residence, obtaining a visa, and entering Ukraine: 1 day.

Attending the immigration office for the temporary residency card: 1 day.

Collecting the temporary residency card after 15 working days: finish line.

Finding a Ukrainian spouse for the purpose of marriage solely to obtain a Temporary Residence Card (TRC) is not a legitimate or ethical approach. Engaging in a fake marriage for immigration purposes is illegal and can lead to severe consequences, including deportation and a ban from re-entering the country.

At Disputes Law Firm, we are committed to providing legal assistance and advice within the bounds of the law and ethical standards. We cannot assist or support any actions that involve fraudulent or illegal activities, such as entering into a sham marriage.

If you have legitimate immigration goals or concerns, we would be more than happy to explore legal and ethical options for obtaining a TRC or addressing your specific immigration needs. Please feel free to share your situation, and we will do our best to guide you in a lawful and appropriate manner.

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