PERMANENT RESIDENCE STATUS

What does permanent resident status in Ukraine mean?

A permanent resident is someone who has been granted the right to live in Ukraine on a permanent basis. A permanent resident is someone who has been given permanent resident status by immigrating to Ukraine, but is not a Ukrainian citizen. Permanent residents are citizens of other countries.

As a permanent resident you have the right to live on the territory of Ukraine without time limits; visit the country without limits on the number of visits; for employment without obtaining an appropriate permit; obtaining a visa on the territory of Ukraine for a trip abroad.

What can permanent residents not do?

However, permanent residents cannot do everything that Ukrainian citizens can. They cannot vote in Ukrainian elections.

What is the difference between citizenship and residency?

Citizenship means more benefits and rights. The most obvious difference between citizenship and residency is that once you become a citizen of a country, you can then apply for a passport.