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  1. Overview: Ukraine
  2. Global HR Compliance
  3. Global PEO and payroll
  4. Work permit for hiring expats via PEO
  5. Contractor vs. employee: which is better?
  6. Expand without a company set up
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Immigration support for hiring expats in Ukraine via PEO

Got Ukrainian workers who plan to go abroad fleeing the war started by Russia? Or employees who have already left Ukraine because of the war and found themselves in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia or any other European country?
Acumen International can help companies like yours, including IT, to compliantly employ your Ukrainian talent in foreign countries within days. Acumen’s global PEO and Payroll solution helps to legally onboard talent on-site or relocate your Ukrainian personnel so you can continue working with them as usual, no matter where they are based now. We will arrange global payroll for your employees and open bank accounts for them. Also, we can provide laptops, mobile phones, and anything the talent needs for work.

Looking for opportunities to develop and expand business operations in Ukraine, you’ve made the right choice! Ukraine is a leading outsourcing market in Eastern Europe and is listed among the top 25 IT service exporters. Bring your business expansion plans to life with Acumen International, the global employment service provider. If you need to have expatriate staff employed for your company in Ukraine, our work permit sponsorship and immigration support solution is the way to go.

With Acumen, hiring expatriates is way easier and better accompanied to your business goals, since you don’t have to establish a legal entity to stay compliant with local immigration law. We will employ your foreign personnel in Ukraine on your behalf within a standard duration of the processing period. Additionally to safe and risk-free onboarding, your candidate will receive all the necessary immigration support and feedback information on visa status.

Benefit from our work permit & immigration support program the following way:

  1. For the long-term expats employment with full legal compliance in Ukraine
  2. As a special solution prior to establishing your own business entity in Ukraine

Solution for global mobility of expats in Ukraine

Acumen International is your entrusted partner when it comes to relocation projects and global mobility. We can fulfill all types of long-term international assignments for expats in Ukraine or in any other jurisdiction. With a global reach in more than 190 countries, Acumen has helped many companies debut in their global expansion and talent development strategies. We have turned the bothering immigration procedure into an effective solution, which can be customized according to your specific global mobility goals.

Learn more about the work permit processing period in Ukraine below.

Estimated time for work permit issuance

The application processing can take up to 15 working days.

Major steps to get a work permit in Ukraine

  1. Local Labour Market Search
  2. Employment Permit Application
  3. D Visa Application
  4. Entry to Ukraine
  5. Temporary Residence Permit Application
  6. Temporary Residence Registration Completion

Documents for work permit in Ukraine, main applicant

Name Notes
Complete Application form
2 Passport Photographs 3.5cm x 4.5cm, in color, white background.
Face forward, mouth closed, eyes open.
Copy of passport valid for 6 months minimum Copy of biodata and signature pages only. Notarised translation into Ukrainian.
Resume/CV (5 years) Showing relevant professional experience and education for at least the last five years.
Police Clearance Certificate With Apostille/legalization and translation into Ukrainian. From the country of most recent residence or nationality of the applicant.
Ukrainian Police Clearance Only required if the applicant has previously lived in Ukraine. Obtained from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Educational Certificates With translation into Ukrainian and Apostille/legalization.
Medical Certificate The medical certificate must be legalized/Apostilled in the country of issuance and translated into Ukrainian.
Passport valid for six months minimum With at least 2 blank, adjoining visa pages
Job Offer Letter or Employment Contract Drafted copy
State duty payment receipt

If you need to have your expat personnel legally work for you in Ukraine without having to set up your own business entity for that, trust us to assist you with work permit and immigration support, and then employ your expats locally on your behalf.

Contact our team to let us take up your foreign employees’ immigration matters and relieve you of the responsibility of getting work permit by working with our local partners to organize and obtain all the necessary permits, as well as provide you with a detailed update on the progress of the process.

Call us for more information about how you can get a work permit for your expatriate staff and employ them through Acumen International in Ukraine.

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