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Transit visa

Transit visa (shall be designated by the letter В, in the machine readable zone - VB).

Foreigners shall arrange the transit visa in the case of transit travel through the territory of Ukraine to a third country, as well as for the transit transportation of goods and passengers by automobile transport.

Transit visa is issued as a single-entry, two-time or multiple entry for the period specified in the documents that are the basis for the arrangement of such a visa, but it shall not be issued for no longer than one year. At the same time, the period of stay within Ukraine during each transit passage through its territory shall not exceed five days, and in general shall not exceed 90 days within 180 days from the date of the first entry.

The basis for issuing of a transit visa is one of the following documents:

  • a document that confirms the transit nature of the trip (visa for entry into the territory of a third country (if so required), a ticket, etc.);
  • a document that confirms the transit nature of the transportation of goods and passengers by automobile transport;
  • a license for international transport issued by the relevant competent authority of the country of residence.