Procedure for Applying Ukraine Tourist Visit Visa from Ottawa

Due to the strong mutual relations between Ukraine and Canada, both countries allow the tourists of each other to enter into their territory without visa. Besides exempting Canadians from visa, the Embassy of Ukraine in Ottawa has exempted the nationals of many European, Asian and American Countries from tourist visit visa valid for 30 days. However, those who need visa to enter into Ukraine need to meet the basic requirements that have been set by the Embassy, if they want to avoid any delay and inconvenience in the visa the process. Therefore, they should know some simple steps to get Ukraine tourist visit visa from Ottawa.

Embassy of Ukraine in Ottawa

Address: 310 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J9, Canada View Map
+1 613 230 2961
Visit Embassy of Ukraine Website


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    Visa Exempted Countries

    Along with Canadian and US citizens, nationals of EU are also exempted from visit visa requirements in order to travel to Ukraine. The Citizens of all other countries, however,  need to get visa before traveling to Ukraine.

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    Visa Application Form

    You can get the visa application form from the Embassy or alternatively   Download Ukraine Visa Application Form.

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    Visa Requirements

    Following are the requirements to obtain tourist visit visa from Ottawa:

    a)      Valid Passport with at least six months to expiry,
    b)      Visa Fee,
    c)       Bank Statement,
    d)      A letter of invitation from a tourist agency either in Ukraine or Canada, or hotel booking.

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    Visa Fee

    Visa fees depends on intended duration of the visa and should be paid in Canadian dollars. Fee should be paid by Money Order or Certified Cheque made payable to the Name of the “Embassy of Ukraine in Canada”.

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    Submission of Application

    You can submit your visa application at the Ukrainian Consular Office between 9:00 am till 12:00 noon from Monday through Friday. However, remember if you want to submit on Wednesday, you can submit it from 1:00 pm till 4:00 pm. You can also submit your application by mail. In this case, you need to send self-addressed, prepaid, stamped return envelope with your application.

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    Processing Time and Collection of Visa

    Processing time depends on your visa application fee. If you pay, $80 dollars, your application will be processed in ten working days after receipt of application. If you pay an additional fee for fast processing, your application will be processed in three working days. After issuance of visa, you can collect it from the Consular Section of the Embassy between 9:00 to 12:00 from Monday through Friday, except Wednesday. If you submit your application via post, your visa will be sent back at the address you provided on your application.

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    Check List

    Check the following things before submission of application

    a)      Complete application form,
    b)      Valid passport,
    c)       Visa fee,
    d)      Bank statement,
    e)      Travel itinerary,
    f)       Hotel booking,
    g)      Prepaid self-addressed, stamped return envelope.

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