Ukraine | Preferential migration and tax regimes for IT specialists from Belarus


On October 4, 2020, President of Ukraine signed Decree № 420/2020 “On measures to attract entrepreneurs and highly qualified specialists who are citizens of the Republic of Belarus”.

The Decree will promote the development of Ukraine’s investment potential and attract highly qualified IT specialists and innovators. According to the decree, the Cabinet of Ministers must extend the period of temporary stay on the territory of Ukraine of Belarusian citizens up to 180 days a year. This applies to entrepreneurs, highly qualified specialists, in particular, specialists in IT sphere and innovation. The government should also introduce a pilot project on simplified issuance of temporary residence permits for these categories of citizens of the Republic of Belarus.

In addition, the government must ensure the smooth operation of a single information portal and hotline to provide advice to Belarusian citizens immigrating to Ukraine.


If you would like to have more information on legal regulation of migration rules in Ukraine as well as legal grounds for obtaining work/residence permit in Ukraine, please do not hesitate to contact us. SCHNEIDER GROUP legal experts in Ukraine will be ready to advise you on peculiarities of the current Ukrainian legislation in this regard, using their experience and competencies for the success of your business.

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