Ukraine issues over 950,000 biometric travel passports to Donbas residentsAs of February 12, almost 150,500 travel passports were issued to citizens of Ukraine who had registration in Crimea or Sevastopol.
14:44, 24 February 2020
Ukraine's MFA: Use of foreign passports by Ukrainians for going to Russia to ease passport controlThe new procedure will become effective from March 1, 2020.
13:58, 22 December 2019
Germany's Foreign Office denies accepting Donbas residents' Russian passports for issuing visasThe German authorities stress that citizens living in the occupied territory may apply for Ukrainian-issued biometric passports for visa-free travel.
01:59, 25 September 2019
Ukraine to issue 10 millionth biometric passport on Sept 21As of today, citizens of Ukraine who are holders of biometric passports can visit 117 countries without a visa.
12:43, 20 September 2018
Over three million biometric foreign passports issued in Ukraine since year-startIn particular, over 440,000 foreign passports and about 100,000 ID-cards were issued in July.
16:35, 04 August 2018
Ukraine, UAE launch visa-free travel on New Year's eve<p>Visa-free travel between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was launched on Sunday, Dec 31, according to Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.</p>
10:15, 31 December 2017
Large-scale passport application center opens in Kyiv<p>A large-scale Passport Application Center for the issuance of biometric passports and ID-cards was opened in Kyiv on Saturday, August 12, according to the state-owned enterprise Document.</p>
16:35, 12 August 2017
EU opposes Poroshenko’s idea to issue non-biometric passports to residents of occupied areas<p>The European Union does not support the initiative by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to issue non-biometric (old-type) passports to the residents of the occupied Crimea and the occupied areas of Donbas, Head of EU Delegation in Ukraine Hugues Mingarelli said at an opening of a caricature exhibit in Kyiv’s Taras Shevchenko City Park, titled “Ukraine’s path toward visa liberalization.</p>
15:00, 09 June 2017
About 3.3 mln Ukrainians get biometric passports<p>Ukraine's State Migration Service has reported that about 3.3 million citizens of Ukraine had received biometric passports by May 11, 2017, for travelling abroad, according to the Ukrainian-language service of Radio Svoboda.</p>
19:55, 11 May 2017
Ukraine MFA explains how Ukrainians from occupied territories may enjoy visa waivers<p>The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA) has noted that citizens of Ukraine who live in the territories of Russian-occupied Crimea and certain regions of Donetsk and Luhansk regions will be able to use the advantages of a visa-free regime with the European Union by obtaining Ukrainian biometric passports, the Department of Consular Service of MFA of Ukraine wrote on Facebook.</p>
16:20, 14 April 2017