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«Procedure of Calculation of the Period of Temporary Stay in Ukraine of Foreigners who are Citizens of Countries with a Visa-Free Entry Procedure», approved by the Order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine dated July 20, 2015 No884, Items 1 - 5

  1. The citizens of countries with a visa-free entry may temporarily stay within Ukraine, but not more than 90 days within 180 days, unless another period is determined by the international treaties of Ukraine.
  2. The calculation of the permitted period of stay within Ukraine for the foreigner, who is the citizen of the country with a visa-free entry (hereafter referred to as the foreigner), shall be carried out by the officials of the State Border Service of Ukraine and State Migration Service of Ukraine within the limits of the powers determined by the legislation of Ukraine.
  3. When the foreigner entries Ukraine the calculation of the permitted period of stay shall be carried out by the official of the State Border Service of Ukraine at a checkpoint (control point) across the state border of Ukraine by subtracting of 180 days back from the date of actual entry. The foreigner is deemed not to violate this deadline, if within this 180-days period he/she stays within Ukraine not more than 90 days.

The decision to refuse to cross the state border of Ukraine while entering Ukraine shall be made under the procedure established by the Part one of the Article 14 of the Law of Ukraine "On Border Control", if during the carrying out of the border control it is found out that the foreigner has exceeded the permitted period of stay.

  1. During the stay within Ukraine the calculation of the permitted period of stay shall be carried out by the official of the State Migration Service of Ukraine by subtracting of 180 days back from the check date (the date on which it is necessary to determine the legality of the foreigner's stay within Ukraine). The foreigner does not violate this deadline, if within this 180-days period he/she stays within Ukraine not more than 90 days.

The official of the State Migration Service of Ukraine shall act in accordance with the Directive on the Preparation of Materials on Administrative Violations by the State Migration Service of Ukraine, approved by the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine dated August 28, 2013 No 825, in case of founding out the exceeding by the foreigner the permitted period of stay.

  1. When the foreigner departures from Ukraine the official of the State Border Service of Ukraine verifies the compliance by the foreigner of the rules concerning the period of stay within Ukraine by subtracting of 180 days back from the actual date of the departure. The foreigner does not violate this deadline, if within this 180-days period he/she stays on the territory of Ukraine not more than 90 days.

The official of the State Border Service of Ukraine shall act in accordance with the Directive on Preparation of Materials on Administrative Offense by Officials of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine s, approved by the order of the Ministry of Internal Affairs dated September 18, 2013 No 898, in case of founding out the exceeding by the foreigner the permitted period of stay.