Peculiarities of the implementation of the migration legislation during the quarantine period
Today the Government of Ukraine has approved the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “Some issues on the implementation of migration legislation during the quarantine period in the territory of Ukraine”.
In accordance to the above mentioned Resolution, processing and issuance of the documents which confirm citizenship of Ukraine or a special status of a person shall be carried out in the place, where the person has applied.
Also the government has approved the following:
- Temporary, for the duration of the quarantine period and within 30 days after its termination, foreigners and stateless persons, who violated the migration legislation of Ukraine in regard to non-compliance with the terms of their stay in Ukraine OR issuance, as well as exchange of the permanent or temporary residence permits shall not be penalized if such violations have occurred during or as a result of the quarantine period;
- Foreigners and stateless persons, who have not been able to leave Ukraine or apply to the territorial Units or Departments of the State Migration Service of Ukraine to prolong the period of their stay in Ukraine OR/AND for issuance, as well as an exchange of the permanent or temporary residence permit due to quarantine period, if the date of application for the issuance of such documents occurred during the quarantine period in Ukraine, SHALL within a period of up to 30 days from the date of quarantine’s termination apply to the territorial Units or Departments of the State Migration Service of Ukraine to prolong the period of their stay in Ukraine OR/AND for issuance, as well as an exchange of the permanent or temporary residence permit.
In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection COVID-19 and in accordance to the measures, approved by the Government, we kindly ask to apply to the Migration Service within the terms established by the Resolution.