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The Law of Ukraine “On Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons” dated 22.09.2011 № 3773-VI, Article 17.

Article 17. Extension of the foreigners and stateless persons’ period of stay within Ukraine.

  1. The period of stay within Ukraine of the foreigners and stateless persons, who legally stay within Ukraine, may be extended (under legitimate reasons).
  2. The documents on the extension of stay in Ukraine shall be drawn up on the basis of the foreigners or stateless persons and the host party’s written applications, which shall be submitted no later than three working days before the expiration of the term of stay in Ukraine.
  3. The decision to refuse to extent the foreigners and stateless persons’ period of stay within Ukraine may be made in case of the absence of appropriate grounds and sufficient financial support to cover the costs connected with the stay of the foreigners and stateless persons in Ukraine or the relevant guarantees of the host party.
  4. The extension of the period of stay in Ukraine shall be carried out by the territorial authorities of the central executive authority implementing the state policy on migration under the procedure prescribed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.