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the Act of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 04.12.2013 No 884

“The Order of Confirmation of a Sufficient Financial Support of Foreigners and Stateless Persons for Entry into Ukraine, Stay within Ukraine, Transit Passage through the Territory of Ukraine and Exit from Ukraine and Determination of the Amount of such a Support”, adopted by the Act of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 04.12.2013 No 884

  1. This Order establishes the mechanism of determination of a sufficient financial support for foreigners and stateless persons for entry into Ukraine, their stay within Ukraine, transit through the territory of Ukraine and exit from Ukraine and the amount of such a support.
  2. This Order shall not be applied to:
    • the foreigners and stateless persons, who permanently live in Ukraine;
    • the individuals specified in parts four and fife of the Article 16 of the Law of Ukraine "On legal status of foreigners and stateless persons";
    • the foreigners and stateless persons, who are under the action of the Law of Ukraine "On Refugees and Persons in Need of Additional or Temporary Protection".
  3. The foreigners and stateless persons for entry into Ukraine, stay within Ukraine, transit through the territory of Ukraine and exit from Ukraine to other state shall have means in the 20-fold size of the subsistence minimum for one person per month, which is established in Ukraine on the date of their entry into Ukraine,  unless otherwise is determined by the laws.
  4. If the foreigner or stateless person’s period of stay in Ukraine comprises less or more than one month, the specified amount shall be divided by the average amount of days of month (30 days) and multiplied on the planned amount of days of stay (to this amount five days shall be added), namely:

FS = ((20 х Smin) : 30) х (AD+5),

where FS is the sufficient financial support;

Smin is the subsistence minimum for one person per month;

AD is the planned amount of days of stay.

  1. The diligently confirmed financial liabilities of the host party, who invited the foreigner or stateless person, are considered during the determination of a sufficient financial support of the foreigner or stateless person.
  2. The availability of a sufficient financial support or the guarantee of its availability may be confirmed in accordance with the procedure determined by the Part three of the Article 21 of the Law of Ukraine "On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons".
  3. The control over the availability of a sufficient financial support for foreigners and stateless persons for entry into Ukraine, their stay within Ukraine, transit through the territory of Ukraine and exit from Ukraine to other state or availability of possibility to receive the sufficient financial support in a legal way on the territory of Ukraine, shall be carried out:
    • at diplomatic representations and consular establishments of Ukraine, department of the consular service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the territory of Ukraine during the registration of visas to entry into Ukraine;
    • at checkpoints (control points) across the state border during carrying out border control on the second line control procedure;
    • at territorial authorities or divisions of the State Migration Service in case of prolongation of the period of stay within Ukraine and during the registration of invitations of foreigners and stateless persons on receipt of a visa for entry into Ukraine.
  4. The availability of a sufficient financial support shall be established in the following way:
    • visual survey of the foreigners and stateless persons’ availability of means in national currency of Ukraine or in convertible foreign currency at the rate of National Bank on the date of entry into Ukraine;
    • examination of the document in which the amount of means is specified and based on which it is possible to receive means at Ukrainian bank institutions;
    • visual survey of the payment card of international payment systems and examination of the applicant’s personal account statement, which confirms the available cash amount (the statement from the ATM);
    • examination of the document, which confirms the booking or payment of housing and food in Ukraine;
    • examination of the agreement on tourist servicing (voucher);
    • examination of the guaranty letter of the host party, who invited the foreigner or stateless person, about the assumption of liabilities on payment of the foreigner or stateless person’s expenses, which are connected with their stay on the territory of Ukraine and exit from Ukraine;
    • verification of the return ticket to the country of civil accessory or the country of permanent residence, or to the third country with the fixed date.
  5. In case of availability of a sufficient financial support
    • the visa shall be drawn up;
    • the permission to cross the state border of Ukraine shall be provided;
    • the period of stay on the territory of Ukraine shall be prolonged;
    • the invitation for visa receiving  for entering Ukraine shall be drawn up

for the foreigner or stateless person under the procedure established by the legislation.