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Divorce in Ukraine. Not happily ever after

Divorce (marriage dissolution) in Ukraine may be held at 2 public bodies - Registry Office or court. Divorce at the Registry Office is available only for couples without children.  Spouses shall submit a mutual application to the Registry Office by place of residence. If such an application is submitted by…

Ukrainian archive certificate for foreigners

Archive certificates and copies of birth and origin documents may be required for many procedures in various fields. Usually, archive certificates are required for citizens of Ukraine to execute status of immigrants, visa application procedures, establishing kinship in hereditary cases etc. However, often applying to archival institutions in Ukraine is…

Extention of the inheritance acceptance period

Under the general rule set by civil legislation, an heir can accept the inheritance during 6 month after the testator’s death.  But there occur different situations, and this period may be missed. How not to lose your inheritance in such case? One shall extend the inheritance acceptance period. The algorithm…

Purchase of real estate in new building

Buying real estate from construction company is popular in Lviv among potential buyers primarily because of price of apartments, which is often less than on the secondary market. In addition, there is a wide selection of new building features (location, architecture, etc.), that is offered by construction companies. There are different ways…

Invitations for foreigners to Ukraine

It is possible to enter the territory of our country for various reasons, but the common rule is that one shall get a visa. There are three types of Ukrainian visa: • transit (type "B";  is made for people who stay in Ukraine only on their way to another country;…

Real Estate Tax 2015

From 1 January 2015, as a result of the tax reform, substantial changes to the Tax Code on real estate tax have been made. Firstly, the tax on real property other than land is a part of property tax according to Art. 265 of Tax Code, although, in fact, it…

License for recruitment of Ukrainian citizens abroad

Increasing of demand for qualified human resources and globalization processes on the labor market caused a new impulse for agency services in international employment. On the other hand, the Ukrainian market offers a large number of employees who want to legally work abroad. Due to the international standards of labour…

Permanent residence in Ukraine by making foreign investment

A permanent residence in Ukraine is issued only on the basis of an immigration permit. The Law contains an exhaustive list of reasons, which give the right to apply for the immigration permit. Most of them relate to relationships with the citizens of Ukraine. If an immigrant does not have…

Permanent residence permit in Ukraine

Permanent residence permit is a document that confirms legal grounds for a foreigner’s stay in Ukraine. It entitles a person to stay in Ukraine for unlimited period of time. Permanent residence permit in Ukraine may be issued to a foreigner only on the basis of an immigration permit. Ukrainian legislation…

The procedure of printed media registration

Today we cannot imagine life without the media. All media have inherent characteristics, such as mass character and accessible to the public. However, most editions are obviously designed to a particular class of persons with common professional purposes. The procedure of printed media registration Registration of the printed media under…