Cost of Ukrainian biometric passport is from UAH 518 (about $US 25) to 1128, nowadays in Ukraine there are 30 official places where biometric data are collected.
On January 12 the State Migration Service (SMS) began receiving documents for issuance of biometric documents for traveling abroad.
For now the documents for the Ukrainian biometric passports are taken in a very limited extent – throughout Ukraine only 30 official places in the State Migration Service departments are open for collection of biometric data.
In February 2015, necessary equipment for 600 working places will be delivered to Ukraine (fingerprint scanners, digitizing signatures, etc.) Then, as the State Migration Service hope, excitement will be released.
Update of January 15. There are a large number of people wanting to obtain the Ukrainian biometric passport. For example, to submit the documents in Lviv on Rudanskoho St. 3, every day people make lists in which they register themselves since the evening of the previous day and wait at the office all the night. On January 15 up to 13:00 less then 30 people had been submitting the documents for the biometric passport.
Where are the documents for issuance of the Ukrainian biometric passports for traveling abroad submitted?
Documents receiving centers are located in the regional offices of the State Migration Service of Ukraine:
Beresniakivska St. 4a, Kyiv
Rudanskoho St. 3, Lviv
Preobrazhenska St. 44, Odesa
Pol St. 1, Dnipropetrovsk
Mytropolytska St. 20, Mariupol
Rymarska St. 24, Kharkiv
Akademika Hnatiuka St. 29, Ivano-Frankivsk
Teatralna St. 10, Pyrohova St. 4,Vinnytsia
Vynnychenka St. 11, Lutsk
Pushkinska St. 44, Zhytomyr
Hryboiedova St. 12a, Uzhhorod
40 years of Soviet Ukraine St. 90, Zaporizhzhia
Yehorova St. 25, Kirovograd
Petropavlivska St. 11, Kyiv
Partyzanska St. 12, Sievierodonetsk
Decabrustiv St. 5a, Mykolayiv
Shkilnyi Lane 4, Pushkina St. 63, Poltava
16th July St. 6, Pivne
Kirova St. 27, Herasyma Kondratieva St. 27, Sumy
Shevchenko boulevard 10, Ternopil
Perekopska St. 168, Kherson
Hrushevskoho St. 95, Shcherbakova St. 4, Khmelnytsky
Pasterivska St. 104, Cherkasy
Sheptytskoho St. 25, Chernivtsi
Shevchenka St. 51a, Chernihiv
What is the cost of issuance of the Ukrainian biometric passport?
Update of April 9. The cost of producing the blank form increased in 16%, the cost of the services of Document SE increased by UAH 100.
The Ukrainian biometric passport will cost UAH 561 ($US 25) (blank form – UAH 304, state tax – UAH 170, services – UAH 87). Issuance of the passport through standard procedure takes 20 days. Accelerated procedure – 7 days – the passport is prepared at the rate of double tax and registration services, by the same cost of the blank form and amounts UAH 818.
If a person has no time to prepare the documents for the passport, he or she can apply to one of the 18 branches of Document State Enterprise. A fixed price for their services is set and it does not exceed UAH 353. Thus, the maximum price for the new biometric passport is 818 + 353 = 1171 UAH.
The cost of the biometric passport
Issuance in 20 days
Issuance in 7 days
For adults including the services of Document SE
Children’s (under 16 years)
What documents are required for issuance of the Ukrainian biometric passport?
To obtain the Ukrainian biometric passport the following documents are provided:
- the passport of the citizen of Ukraine (+2 copies)
- the identification number (+2 copies)
- the old international passport (if any)
- money to pay for services
- The birth certificate
- The application form of one of the parents
- Two color photos of 3.5 x 4.5 cm;
- One color photo of 10 x 15 cm
- The death certificate of the other parent;
- The court’s decision on deprivation of parental rights of the other parent;
- The court’s decision on declaration of absence of the other parent;
- The court’s decision on recognition of incapacity of the other parent;
- The document on registration of the child’s residence with one of the parents who submits the application form;
- The extract from the State Birth Register indicating data on the father pursuant to p. 1, Art. 135 of the Family Code of Ukraine (according to the mother).
For the persons under 16 years:
For the persons under 12, in addition:
If a child lives with one of the parents, one of the following documents is submitted additionally:
Detailed information and answers to the questions about the biometric passports you can see in the publication Biometric passports of Ukraine. Only the facts.
The implementation of constant, protected and non-discriminatory procedure of issuing the biometric passports is a requirement of the EU concerning visa abolition for Ukrainians.