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Residence permit in Ukraine by marriage

Professional legal assistance on immigration to Ukraine by marriage

Many foreigners seek ways on how to immigrate to Ukraine, some of them meet women and men in Ukraine, fall in relationship and make families. Family it is a very strong social connection, the right for family reunification in the territory of Ukraine is a right of every family member, including foreign citizen. On the basis of official marriage registered either in Ukraine or its diplomatic missions or registered by foreign states’ authorities, as well as on the basis of paternity over a citizen of Ukraine it is possible to claim an according long term visa such as so called family reunion visa to Ukraine type D-14 in order to obtain a temporary residence permit on arrival to Ukraine or to apply for immigration permit and get extension of visa in Ukraine with further right to obtain a permanent residence permit. In the end, immigrants in Ukraine have right to apply for citizenship of Ukraine. 

Can a foreigner apply for Ukrainian citizenship by marriage?

Marriage with foreigner in Ukraine or with a citizen of Ukraine outside Ukraine it is not only a beautiful ceremony, guests and a restaurant. You need to prepare a number of documents. If you intend to connect your life with a foreigner, it is worthwhile to worry about how legally he/she will stay on the territory of Ukraine. A short-term visa may not be enough, because registration can take months – collecting papers, queues, all takes time. Moreover, even after the marriage, you need to get permission to stay in Ukraine. At first glance, everything looks rather confusing and difficult. Especially if you do not have experience in such matters and do not know much about Ukrainian legislation.

It is recommended at least to advice with an immigration lawyer in Ukraine or if possible to ask a lawyer to follow up the case. Turning to us, you can forget about all the difficulties and in the shortest possible time to achieve the goals. We will not only tell you how to make a marriage with foreign citizen, but also make documents for his/her legal stay.

How to register a marriage in Ukraine for foreigners?

It is possible to register a marriage both in the territory of Ukraine, at the Embassy or Consulate of Ukraine or at the competent state authorities overseas. However a marriage registered overseas has to be legalized by competent authorities of both countries in order to be used in Ukraine). To register a marriage in Ukraine bride and groom have to attend department of registration of civil acts and place themselves into a query which can length up to 30 days. Thus, having received a short term visa to Ukraine which allows to travel only for max 90 days, it is necessary to immediately organize the process of marriage without unnecessary delay.

It should be noted that even after the ceremony, the foreign spouse cannot just so continue to reside in Ukraine and apply for extension of stay or residence permit in Ukraine. In most cases it is required to re-enter Ukraine with a long term visa type D-14 on the basis of marriage. Only in few certain cases a foreign spouse can extend his/her stay in Ukraine without re-entering Ukraine.

Marriage with a citizen of Ukraine is a legal basis to apply for a temporary residence permit

Indeed, the fact of marriage with a citizen of Ukraine is enough to apply for a family reunion visa and temporary residence permit on arrival to Ukraine. The temporary residence permit must be renewed annually prior expiry of its validity. If couple will divorce the foreign ex-spouse will loose the legal basis for further stay in Ukraine, his/her temporary residence permit shall be revoked within 5 working days after the divorce, the temporary residence permit shall be taken by State migration service of Ukraine, a foreigner shall leave territory of Ukraine within 7 days.

Immigration to Ukraine by marriage

A foreigner has a right to apply for immigration permit to Ukraine after 2 years of marriage with a citizen of Ukraine or immediately on arrival if his/her spouse is a foreign citizen who has a permanent residence permit. Then one can even think about obtaining citizenship of Ukraine, however to obtain citizenship you have to live at least 5 years without gaps exceeding 180 days each year. In addition, such an immigrant who intends to apply for Ukrainian citizenship should learn Ukrainian language and obtain an according official certificate to prove the knowledge of language.

How to apply for residence permit in Ukraine by marriage?

To marry a foreigner you need to file an application and a list of certain documents in the registry office. All documents that are not in Ukrainian must be translated into Ukrainian. Basically, the list of required documents for registration of marriage is the following (however can be exceptions depends on the individual situation):

– statement of intent to marry;

– passport document of a foreigner with a valid visa;

– certificate from foreign authorities that the future spouse is not married.

After filing all of the above in the registry office is assigned the date of registration of the marriage. On this day you will become a legitimate husband and wife.

Hire an immigration lawyer in Ukraine

AR MAX GROUP it is a boutique legal office that focuses on its narrow profile services for foreign citizens and stateless persons in Ukraine and who only plan to move to Ukraine. We provide a wide range of professional legal services on any matters related to visa, temporary residence permit, immigration permit, permanent residence permit, citizenship, refugee status, registration of business, employment, registration of non-profit and charitable organizations. Our expert immigration lawyer provides legal protection of foreigners on any cases with state authorities, appealing questionable and unlawful decisions of state authorities, representation of interests at litigation.

Why you should choose us?

Through our narrow profile, we have gained a great deal of experience in solving any issues or problems listed above. The cost of our services is relatively acceptable, justified and not overestimated, and the quality of services at the highest level. When you will contact us once you no longer need to worry about your legal issues. Our experienced English-speaking licensed immigration lawyer will be your trusted and cost-effective partner. The legal office was established in 2014. The head office located in Kharkiv city in east of Ukraine.

Inactivity or contacting persons who do not have lawyer’s license might cause you irreparable damage and lead to unforeseen negative consequences.

How do we work

Our immigration lawyer works in a strict compliance with Ukrainian legislation, provides exhaustive legal consultations and prepares high-quality support documents

Preliminary legal consultation – Individual legal consultation – Planning up the legal work, processing terms and payments schedule – Phase-by-phase payment – Commencement of work – Result

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Mwagambo Mwasaha
Mwagambo Mwasaha
2020-11-14T12:35:40+0000
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Юлия Колодяжная
Юлия Колодяжная
2020-07-27T14:52:10+0000
Иван очень быстро помог решить сложный вопрос отмены запрета на... въезд в Украину. Сама процедура заняла около 2 с половиной недель. Он постоянно был на связи, терпеливо отвечал на все вопросы. Шел на контакт и встречался, когда это было нужно. В конце концов, он просто очень вежливый, приятный в общении и адекватный юрист. Он берется за сложные и оч сложные миграционные проблемы и успешно их решает. Это был приятный опыт сотрудничества для меня! Мои лучшие рекомендации!!read more
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Pavel Pavlovskiy
2020-07-27T13:54:19+0000
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Dmytro Dvurechenskyi
Dmytro Dvurechenskyi
2020-07-27T12:22:52+0000
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Vordb Na Riidr
2020-04-21T06:23:57+0000
Amazing service, fast, accurate, and friendly!
Rekar Dilzar Botany
Rekar Dilzar Botany
2020-02-27T07:56:31+0000
I highly recommend the AR Max group, they helped me with the appeal for a multiple entry Visa to Ukraine, I could get... my Visa approved after rejection with the help of this group.read more
Timi Dapsin
Timi Dapsin
2020-02-02T10:20:20+0000
I will really love to thank Armax group and Mr Ivan for the legal assistance provided for me in getting my appeal. At... first I was skeptical but I gave him a trial and he did his best to ensure I got the visa.Thank you so so much.read more
Lukeman John Nnamdi
Lukeman John Nnamdi
2020-01-23T18:55:59+0000
AR MAX group is faithful and wonderful,l was rejected visa,but with the help of AR MAX,l am with my family today in... ukraine,so l say thanks to AR MAX group,you remain the best,and thanks again to Ivan for your professionally job😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂read more
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Fleury Bonnevie Ntwari
2020-01-22T22:44:32+0000
He s very trustworthy and flexible
Markdon Scofield
Markdon Scofield
2020-01-03T18:32:46+0000
Owner has amazing experience 🙏🏼 thanks for the support
Ekow Brakwah
Ekow Brakwah
2019-12-23T19:54:28+0000
My daughter was denied students visa to Ukraine where she intends to study medicine. I had provided every document... including invitation letter from the university, bank statements , sponsorship letter and others needed for Ukraine visa to VFS global ,Dakar. Yet the embassy says we did not prove the purpose of stay in Ukraine ( as per the refusal letter)I felt unfairly treated and decided to make an appeal. Having no idea as to how to write the appeal letter, I went to the internet and googled " Immigration lawyers in Ukraine" I found Armax group and met them on WhatsApp. Immediately they swung into action, in a space of one month the passport with the visa securely sticked in it was in my mail box !!! Armax group are pragmatic and results oriented immigration agency. I recommend them to all who need their services. Ekow Brakwah ( Guinea Bissau)read more
Muddassar Rasul
Muddassar Rasul
2019-12-06T17:05:44+0000
Ar max representative mr ivan is a great person , after my visa refusal , he picked my case and did a great job , after... his efforts i got visa today, thanks mr ivanread more
Rufai Bala Balyson
Rufai Bala Balyson
2019-11-24T02:24:46+0000
Trusted Legal practitioner, offers Legal services and counseling on wide range of issues! Affordable services and swift... response.. Mr Ivan is readily available for services and counseling too! Highly recommendedread more
Olga Lila
Olga Lila
2019-11-18T07:32:38+0000
Before finding u Mr.Ivan, we received two visa refusals to Ukraine. But when u took care of our case, everything went... perfectly and in a short time we got a positive result. We are extremely grateful to u for your work. You are a true professional in your business. You are like St. Nicholas, who gives happiness. We will definitely recommend u to anyone who needs quality legal assistance. Thank you.read more
Sameh Omar
Sameh Omar
2019-11-17T19:35:37+0000
I was denied my visa application and then we contacted with the lawyer mr. Ivan and he accepted our case and he realy... did a great job and professionally and helped me and my fiancée a lot until I got the visa and now after this experience I advise everyone with confidence to deal with AR MAX GROUPread more
Muhammad Omar
Muhammad Omar
2019-11-12T11:55:43+0000
I would like to share an interesting story with my fellow applicants at Ukraine Embasy. I had applied for a long time... study visa in Nairobi and got a refusal as a feedback, then I decided to do an appeal with the help of Mr Ivan the appeal went successfully i managed to get my visa and very fast , he’s very well understanding lawyer and very good too in English and he’s quick at responding to every type of questions you would like to know. so I would recommend any body who wants to do an appeal to face Mr Ivan he’s trustworthy too Thanks .read more
Monjur Hossain Sajib
Monjur Hossain Sajib
2019-07-26T19:09:40+0000
AR MAX Group very faithful and one of the most trustable law firm company in Ukraine.Thank you so much Advocate Mr Ivan... sir.They provide me a valuable service with good responses and done my work within given time.when you want any kind of legal information you can try to contact with him.I hope you will be satisfied with his work.Again thank you so much AR MAX GROUP.read more
Sagar Khowaja
Sagar Khowaja
2019-07-24T15:32:10+0000
AR MAX Group !! Is one of the most trustable law firm company in Ukraine. Thank you so much Advocate Mr.Ivan..They... provide me a valuable service with efficient responses and done my work within given time. Due to the service of this company we foreigners feel safe to share legal matters with ARMAX and get it done on time.read more
Ella Bella
Ella Bella
2019-05-25T10:25:00+0000
5 * service. Ivan is professional and pays close attention to detail. He assisted me in applying for a visa for my... mother and it was very reassuring to have someone so knowledgeable to guide us. it was a pleasure doing business with him.read more
Rahul Raj
Rahul Raj
2018-10-19T10:42:35+0000
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.read more
Марина Пашян
Марина Пашян
2018-07-26T18:23:02+0000
Lydia Dakwa Ohene
Lydia Dakwa Ohene
2017-11-09T23:27:20+0000
Always deliver excellent job. I engaged Ivan's services in obtaining citizenship for my baby and within a period of... three months all was set.Great job!!! Keep it up.read more
Prinzz Prashanth Yadav
Prinzz Prashanth Yadav
2017-11-09T12:17:04+0000
The service they provide is ultimate and Ivan is a easy going person and knows english well so that foreigners can... communicate with him I prefer this group very much good hospitality great workread more
Rimande Tinyangrimam
Rimande Tinyangrimam
2017-10-10T15:23:42+0000
I am satisfied with their services.excellent job..
Ravi Kumar
Ravi Kumar
2017-10-05T10:58:07+0000
Канди Саатвик
Канди Саатвик
2017-08-13T08:35:56+0000
Ivan Pirogov
Ivan Pirogov
2017-08-13T08:13:58+0000
Iyanu Irene Junaid
Iyanu Irene Junaid
2017-06-10T11:23:57+0000
Their services is very good.They respond promptly and the lawyer is a very competent lawyer.Thanks a lot Ar max group
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2016-12-23T14:52:48+0000
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2016-03-10T12:57:37+0000
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