Zelensky extends temporary visa-free regime for British citizens


President Volodymyr Zelensky has extended the temporary visa-free regime for UK citizens for another year, until January 30, 2024. This is reported in a presidential decree published on the website of the Office of the President on Monday, January 2.

“… to extend the visa-free regime for entry into Ukraine and transit through the territory of Ukraine for citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, if their period of stay in Ukraine does not exceed 90 days within 180 days, until January 30, 2024,” the statement says. document.

This is the first decree of the Ukrainian President in 2023.

The decree allows the British to enter the territory of Ukraine without visas, if the period of stay does not exceed 90 days within 180 days.

Ukraine abolished visas for the British in 2005, but since the United Kingdom left the European Union, the visa-free regime had to be suspended, and since January 2020 it has been operating in a temporary mode and is annually extended by presidential decree.