Immigration to Ukraine of highly qualified employees in 2021

05 Июля 2021 Работа с иностранными компаниями

According to Art. 4 of the Law on Immigration, a foreigner has the right to obtain an immigration permit if he is a highly qualified worker. The immigration permit is the first step in obtaining a permanent residence certificate or Ukrainian citizenship.

Immigration permits for highly qualified professionals are issued within established quotas.

In 2021, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine approved a list of specialties in need in Ukraine and the qualification requirements for them.

To be eligible for immigration, an work candidate should meet the mandatory requirement set out in the list and, at least one additional requirement.

Such a requirement as work experience can be confirmed by one or any combination of documents, for example:

1) the employee’s employment record book or its analogues; 2) letters of recommendation confirming the provision of services in the relevant field; 3) agreements on the provision of services in the relevant field; 4) protocols of acceptance of provided services in the relevant field; 5) other documents confirming work experience issued in the applicant’s country of residence.

The document attached to this article contains a complete list of professions and requirements for them.

Here are some eligable professions as an example:

Technical manager/director – quota 500 persons

Mandatory qualification requirement: confirmed work experience in the information technology industry-, and for not less than 3 years.

Additional qualification requirements:

  • higher education in a technical field of expertise;
  • income for a certain professionfor the previous calendar year to the equivalent amount of 24,000 US dollars or more;
  • certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a relevant field.

Software engineer/ Programmer (database)/ Application programmer/ System programmer – quota together with other IT specialties is 3013 persons

Mandatory qualification requirement:

  • confirmed experience in the profession in the relevant field - for not less than 3 years.

Additional qualification requirements:

  • higher education in one of the technical areas of training: “Computer Engineering”, “Cybernetics”, “Mathematics”, “Applied Mathematics”, “Computer Science”;
  • income for a certain profession for the previous calendar year to the equivalent amount of 24,000 US dollars or more; higher education in one of the technical areas of training: “Computer Engineering”, “Cybernetics”, “Mathematics”, “Applied Mathematics”, “Computer Science”;
  • certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in a relevant field.

Laudis Legal&Accountancy is always ready to provide qualified professional assistance and accompany you in obtaining an immigration permit.


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