Under the Ukrainian legislation, non-visa regime (“visa-free regime”) implies that citizens of list of countries do not have to obtain a visa to enter Ukraine.
Citizens of some countries (see below) can stay on the territory of Ukraine without a visa for a total of 90 days within 180 days period. If the trip is planned for more than 90 days, then it will be necessary to get a long-term type D visa.
Non-visa regime applies to citizens of the following countries:
AlbaniaAndorraAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaAustriaBelgium;Bosnia and Herzegovina*BrazilBrunei Darussalam*BulgariaCanadaChileCroatiaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkEstoniaFinlandFranceGermanyGreeceThe Holy SeeHong Kong (China)*HungaryIcelandIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKazakhstanKyrgyzstanLatviaLichtensteinLithuaniaLuxemburgMacedoniaMaltaMonacoMontenegroNetherlandsNorwayPanamaParaguayPolandPortugalQatarRepublic of KoreaRomaniaSaint Kitts and NevisSan MarinoSerbia*SlovakiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTajikistanTurkeyUAEUKUruguayUSA
* This regime has its own peculiarities regarding some countries, e.g. for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia non-visa stay on the territory of Ukraine is allowed up to 30 days during 60 days; for citizens of Brunei Darussalam – up to 30 days; for citizens of Hong Kong – up to 14 days.
Pursuant to the Ukrainian visa policy, citizens of list of countries must stay in Ukraine not more than 90 days within 180 days period and are exempt from the obligation to get any types of visas to enter Ukraine (business visa or spouse visa for further residency obtaining).
8 countries fall under this rule: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Mongolia (only for service, tourist, private trips), Russian Federation, Uzbekistan.
Ukrainian visa rules also allow citizens – holders of diplomatic or service passports from different countries to enter Ukraine without obtaining a visa.
See also: Non-visa stay in Ukraine. 90 days rule.