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How to get Ukrainian citizenship by roots?

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The basis for obtaining citizenship of Ukraine based on the territorial principle is that you or your close relative (a precise list is set by law) were born or permanently resided on the territory of Ukraine before August 24, 1991.

The main obstacles in the process of obtaining citizenship by root can be:

  • Ignorance and misunderstanding of the procedure, which can lead to denial of Ukrainian citizenship;

  • Lack of possibility to prove the fact of residence/birth of one's own or a close relative in Ukraine.

Also, many of our Clients are strained by the lack of opportunities to travel to and from Ukraine several times, because it would be much more convenient to wait for their citizenship to be already on the territory of Ukraine.

Our firm offers you not only a complete understanding of how the process of obtaining Ukrainian citizenship will be exactly for you, but also citizenship itself "turnkey".


The procedure of obtaining citizenship by roots allows you to get the desired result in just 1 year.


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How to apply for citizenship by territoriality in Ukraine?

Let us tell you briefly about the stages of obtaining citizenship in Ukraine, and what we offer you.

Preparation for obtaining Ukrainian citizenship.

At the initial stage our lawyers hold a consultation for the Client, analyze the Client's situation and his chances of obtaining citizenship, offer an optimal step-by-step plan of action.

In the process of preparation we form a package of documents for applying for Ukrainian citizenship, some of which have to be translated and notarized. At the same time it is necessary to prepare an application for termination of citizenship of another country.

It is obligatory to renounce the citizenship of another country in order to obtain the citizenship of Ukraine. In this case you will have 2 years for renunciation from the moment of obtaining the citizenship of Ukraine. 

Submission of documents to the SMS for Ukrainian citizenship.

At this stage, the package of documents is finally formed and submitted to the SMS of Ukraine. You can submit the package in person or through a representative on the basis of a power of attorney.

Before submitting the documents to the SMS, our lawyers necessarily coordinate them with the Migration Service in order to avoid rejection in the future.

Also, our lawyers control the consideration of the application and are in touch with the authority.

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Registration of the Ukrainian passport.

Once a positive decision is received, within 1 month you will need to submit documents for Ukrainian passport. At this stage we will not only prepare the documents for you, but also accompany you in the process of their submission. You will not have to stand in a queue and communicate with the State Migration Service by yourself.

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