Stay in Ukraine will be simplified for Eurovision

Пребывание в Украине упростят ради Евровидения

The Cabinet allowed foreigners to stay in Ukraine more than the period without visas

Temporarily lifted restrictions for foreigners.

The government removed limits on temporary stay of foreigners in Ukraine. This will apply only to persons who participate in the preparation of the international contest Eurovision-2017 in Kiev, the document says.

In the period from 1 January to 15 June 2017 to foreigners and stateless persons who enter Ukraine with the purpose of providing organizational and technical measures on preparation and holding of the contest pursuant to the relevant invitation of the National television company, shall not apply restrictions on the duration of temporary stay.

These restrictions amount to no more than 90 days within 180 days upon entry of aliens who are nationals of countries with visa-free order entry, if other period is not specified by international agreements of Ukraine.

The national broadcasting company requested within 10 days submit to the State border service and State migration service a sample invitation to participate in these events and lists of invitees.

The decree comes into force from 1 January 2017.

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