Sunday, November 08, 2020

How to Apply for Ukraine C-06 Tourist Visa as Philippine Passport Holder

an adventure of Pinoy backpacker in processing travel documents

* visa applied in the middle of 2nd wave of Covid19 pandemic
* 6 months validity after issuance with period of stay of under 90 days, multiple entry
Ukraine’s MFA begins issuing e-Visas to Filipino starting from August 14, 2020
* Important link for Visa Applicants
* VFS Global is an authorized outsourced partner of accepting and processing visa applications.

Ukraine C-06 Multiple Visit Visa for 6 months (Sep. 2020 to Mar. 2021)

received this email 2 days after I received my Visa

Ukraine-accredited travel insurance from VisitUkraine website


01. Filled in and Printed ONLINE Application
02. One recent colored photograph, Passport size : 4.5cm×3.5cm in width
03. A letter from the UAE Company must be original (signed & stamped), must include employee’s position, start date of employment, salary details and guarantees that the employee will return to his/her country and workplace after his/her travel. Must be dated not older than a month.
04. Proof of Travel, Round trip flight reservation (provisional or confirmed).
05. Confirmed hotel booking from the hotel, official letterhead, stamped.
06. A letter of the Daily tour program. (prepared by the applicant)
07. Travel insurance to cover Ukraine period of stay (minimum of €30 000 coverage).
08. Applicant’s up to date 3 months original bank statement/originally stamped statement by the bank
09. Passport Valid for at least 6 months from the date of submission, issued within the previous 10 years
and containing at least 2 blank visa pages. The original and copy of passport with the UAE residence visa must be submitted.
10. UAE residence visa must be valid for at least 3 months from the date of application submission.
11. Photocopies of previous Ukraine Visa/s (if any) must be provided.
12. Photocopies of valid USA, Japanese, Schengen, UK and/or Canada Visa/s (if any) must be provided.

09:00 hrs – 17:00 hrs Sunday to Thursday
09:00 hrs – 15:00 hrs Application submission

Ukraine Visa Application Centre VFS (GCC) LLC,
Level B2 (Lower Ground), The Mall, World Trade Centre,
Khalifa Bin Zayed The 1st Street (Airport Road), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Visa Fee: 
239 AED (Ukraine Visa) + 150 AED (VFS Charges + Courier) + 97 AED (Travel Insurance)

9-Days Solo Trip in Autumn Ukraine (Oct. 2020)

9-Days Solo Trip in Autumn Ukraine (Oct. 2020)

9-Days Solo Trip in Autumn Ukraine (Oct. 2020)

9-Days Solo Trip in Autumn Ukraine (Oct. 2020)


Starting from August 14th, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine introduces electronic visas (e-Visa) for nationals of India, South Africa and the Philippines. Register at the Ukraine MFA web-platform. E-Visa is sent to the applicant’s e-mail in pdf. format. Prior to travel, all applicants should print out their e-Visas and later present them (along with their valid passport) to Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service officers on entry to Ukraine. E-Visa advantages are application may be submitted remotely at any convenient time, can be obtained without visiting a consular post and application status can be tracked online.


August 01 (Sat) - filled-up online application

August 05 (Wed) - visited VFS, payment to be made in FAB walk-in and insurance must come from

August 06 (Thu) - revisited VFS for complete requirements (bank payment and insurance)

August 26 (Wed) - received my passport via ARAMEX courier with Ukraine C-06 Visit Visa 6 months validity (September 01, 2020 to March 01, 2021)

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