Temporary residence permit based on volunteering in Ukraine
All candidates for volunteering programs in Ukraine should obtain an according long-term 90 days visa type D-10. Such a visa allows one to apply for a temporary residence permit with a possible annual extension.
How to get a volunteer visa to Ukraine?
Applicants can have a temporary residence permit in Ukraine upon an invitation from a non-governmental organization or state authority which engages foreign volunteers in its activity.
The applicant has to apply to the Ukrainian diplomatic mission for a long-term visa type D-10.
*This requirement does not apply to the citizens of the Russian Federation, Republic of Moldova, Republic of Belarus, Republic of Georgia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Armenia, because of relevant international agreements.
Why to volunteer in Ukraine?
Everyone has their own reasons. To see new countries and learn a foreign language, for adventure and to get out of comfort zone, to get their first experience in it.
A volunteer is a person who, for free and of his own free will, engages in socially useful activities. He/she does not receive money and does not work in the interests of commercial organizations. Moreover, the volunteer does not need to be a professional in any field. In Ukraine, there are a large number of volunteer projects in the field of ecology, assistance to people with disabilities, children and socially vulnerable groups of the population (for example, the so-called difficult teenagers), internally displaced persons from temporary occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and Crimea.