Cancellation of entry ban to Ukraine

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Appealing against entry ban to Ukraine and removing information from databases.

In accordance with Article 13 of the Law of Ukraine “On the Legal Status of Foreigners and Stateless Persons” entry into Ukraine to a foreigner or stateless person is not allowed in the following circumstances:

– ensuring the national security or protection of public order;
– protection of health, rights and legitimate interests of residents of Ukraine;
– submitting false information or fake documents on the passport control on the border;
– submitting of forged, spoiled or not confirmed to the established standards someone else’s passport;
– violation of rules of crossing the state border of Ukraine, the customs rules, sanitary norms or rules at the border crossing point of Ukraine or failed to comply with the legal requirements of officials and officers of the state border guard institutions, revenue and assembly bodies and other bodies that control state border;
– if during the previous stay in the territory of Ukraine the foreigner or stateless person has failed to comply with court decision or administrative penalties or have other failed property obligations to the state, individuals or companies, including those connected with the previous deportation, including after the expiration of the prohibition of further entry into Ukraine;
– entry of the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine or the area of ​​an anti-terrorist operation outside the control points of entry-exit.

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Information about foreigner or stateless person shall be entered into the database of persons who according to the legislation of Ukraine are not allowed to enter Ukraine or temporarily restricted the right of departure from Ukraine.

The decision to ban the entry into Ukraine for a term of three years is taken by the central executive authority, which ensures the implementation of the state policy in the field of migration (the Migration Service of Ukraine), the Security Service of Ukraine or the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. In the case of failure to comply with the decision on the prohibition of entry into Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons are forbidden from entering Ukraine for a further period of ten years, which is added to part of the time limit for entry into Ukraine, which did not expire until the second decision on the prohibition ‘ride in Ukraine.

How to cancel an entry ban to Ukraine?

Oftentimes it is possible to cancel entry ban without going into long term litigation process, usually in such cases total processing time will not exceed several weeks. If you have entry ban to Ukraine and need qualified legal assistance you are welcome to contact our lawyer. We guarantee that the problem will be solved in shortest terms.

Frequently asked questions (click to see)

Last time when I was in Ukraine I overstayed allowed quantity of days, on the departure from Ukraine I was told to pay a fine which I paid but the entry ban still is on. Why?

In most cases payment of the fine is not enough to avoid or lift the entry ban to Ukraine. If you are in such situation it is recommended to hire a lawyer and first investigate the reaons of why the entry ban was not cancelled. Please note that the person should pay the fine for overstaying in Ukraine within 15 calendar days or appeal it within 10 days otherwise if the fine will not be paid the amount of it will be doubled and the person will be forced either to overpay for the fine or to sue the state authority.

I stayed in Ukraine without any violations on visa however when I tried to re-enter Ukraine with new visa I was refused a visa because of the point number 3 – there is a record on the foreigners/stateless person in Ukraine’s database on persons who according to Ukraine’s legislation are banned from entering Ukraine or their right to leave Ukraine is temporary restricted.

Sometimes a person might think that he/she did not violate prescribed terms of stay in Ukraine however indeed just did not know about it, it could be even a minor violation which however leaded to such serious consequences. If you are in such situation it is recommended to hire a lawyer and first investigate the reaons of why the entry ban filed. 

I stayed in Ukraine without any violations on visa however when I tried to re-enter Ukraine with new visa that I successfully obtained however on the arrival to Ukraine the State border guard service officers did not allow me to cross the border of Ukraine. Instead they filed an entry denial decision on me and departed me back from Ukraine. 

Depending on the circumstances and the official reason (-s) that should be indicated in the entry denial decision if a person was denied to enter Ukraine because there is a record on the foreigners/stateless person in Ukraine’s database on persons who according to Ukraine’s legislation are banned from entering Ukraine then it is recommended to collect the original decision (State border guard service officers are obligated to provide a sample) and to hire a lawyer to investigate the reaons of why the entry ban was filed. 

I am a citizen of the country that has a visa free regime with Ukraine, when I tried to re-enter Ukraine after my last time stay there on arrival to Ukraine the State border guard service officers did not allow me to cross the border of Ukraine. Instead they filed an entry denial decision on me and departed me back from Ukraine. 

The same as the answer above.

During my previous stay in Ukraine the State migration service of Ukraine filed a deportation case on me with 3 years entry ban. Is it possible to cancel the ban earlier?

Generally it is possible to do with extrajudicial legal procedures. Depending on the case circumstances, violation or its absense if you are disagree with the charges it is also possible to sue responsible territorial department of the SMS and force them to cancel the entry ban earlier. Deep and proper legal assessment is mandatory for such type os cases.

I never been to Ukraine before and when I applied on visa to Ukraine I was refused due to point number 3 – there is a record on the foreigners/stateless person in Ukraine’s database on persons who according to Ukraine’s legislation are banned from entering Ukraine or their right to leave Ukraine is temporary restricted.

In rare cases it can happen due to technical mistakes by the Embassy/Consulate of Ukraine and/or the State security service of Ukraine – in such case it is recommended to hire a lawyer to protect your interests and appeal the illegal and unfair visa refusal decision to Ukraine. See more information about appeal procedure on visa refusal to Ukraine here. It is worth to mention that sometimes however the mistake can be occured due to the applicant’s similar name of another person who indeed has an entry ban to Ukraine. In any case still it will be possible to appeal such an entry ban.

How long does it takes to lift the entry ban to Ukraine? 

Depending on the case circumstances and its difficulty our lawyer will do everything possible in legal way to solve the problem in most possible shortest terms that in most cases do not exceed several weeks. However sometimes the procedure lengs might be extended due to many reasons such as indequate responses of state authorities or its delaying, in such cases still our lawyer would not recommend to sue the state authority untill all the extrajudicial remedies will be exhausted. Only after that the only possible way will be to sue the responsible state authority, the litigation might lengths from several months to year.

What is the cost of legal work to cancel the entry ban to Ukraine?

Every case is individual and there cannot be a certain standart rate. At first our immigration lawyer should evaulate the case circumstances, check all the available infromation and documents, clarify specific issues. Anyway, we provide free initial assessment of the case and legal consultation, therefore, do not hesitate to contact us for any type of inquiries on the matter.

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The cost of legal service is individual and depends on many aspects of the entry ban case.

Comments (4)

  • ferdi bet

    Very good service. He helped for get visa i did some mistake he corrected and i get visa business with her help. Will use again when need help

    on 15.04.2019
  • Shepherd

    Hi, how are you doing? I was a student in Ukraine and overstayed. When I left the country in September 2018 to get anew visa, I didn’t get an entry ban stamp, neither did I get to pay a fine. The official asked me what happened, after explaining why I did not have registration or a Posvidka, he let me go. When I applied for a new visa, at first the embassy approved it. Then it got denied by immigrat

    on 07.02.2019
  • Rahul Raj

    Hello sir. I am Rahul Raj an Indian studying in Ukraine. I was expelled in my 3rd course and because of that I overstayed in Ukraine after my residence permit was cancelled. I got overstay fine at Kiev airport while returning. I paid the fine and then the authorities told me that now I can apply for visa again and come back to Ukraine. But when I applied for new visa in INDIA, they refused my visa telling me that I am in the list of people who cannot enter Ukraine. Any help regarding this issue? I am in a big problem because of this.

    on 20.08.2018
    • Rahul Raj

      Very helpful group in legal services. Mr. IVAN is really helpful and knowledgeable person. Removed my entry ban within 2 weeks that too at a very affordable cost. Best legal services group in Ukraine.

      on 10.10.2018

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