The firm provides a full range of legal services in getting permission to employ foreign nationals
Our services include:
Assistance in getting a new permit or extending the expiring one.
Labor is one of the reasons for foreigners to stay in the territory of Ukraine. At the same time to be employed in Ukraine a foreign national has to get an employment permit.
In order to obtain a permit to employ a foreigner assigned to Ukraine by a foreign economic entity to carry out some work or deliver some services under a contract concluded between an Ukrainian and a foreign economic entity an Ukrainian employer shall submit a copy of such a contract plus all other documents specified in the corresponding normative acts.
All documents issued abroad in a foreign language shall be translated into Ukrainian and notarized according to the legislation of an issuing state and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, otherwise not stipulated by international agreements of Ukraine approved by the Verkhovna Rada (the Supreme Council) of Ukraine. An employment permit a foreign national shall be issued for any term up to one year.
For such a permit to be prolonged documents specified by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine shall be submitted not later than a month before its expiry date.
A work permit is a reason for a foreigner to obtain a visa of a corresponding type and a temporary residence card for the period such a permit is valid.
An extended employment permit a foreign national (unless he or she is not against) is a reason for an employer to address internal affairs bodies to prolong a foreigner's stay in Ukraine and issue a new temporary residence card.
An employer shall submit dully attested documents both to an Ukrainian consulate at a place of permanent residence of a foreigner for him or her to get a visa of a corresponding type to enter Ukraine and international affairs bodies for registration of his or her temporary residence in Ukraine.
For an application for a work permit foreign nationals or its extension to be considered an employer shall be charged at a rate four times exceeding the official minimum wage to be forwarded to the Social Insurance Fund (an employment center). The minimum wage is set by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
An employer shall inform an employment center in writing on a date of launching or terminating work within three working days after the date of launching or terminating such work and make sure passport of a foreigner is registered by a corresponding body of the Interior Ministry informing an employment center on this within five working days.
Should an employer use labor of a foreign national without permission, the State Employment Service shall charge him or her penalty for every case of the kind (for a person) at the rate of twenty officially set minimum wages. The order to impose such a fine is determined by law. In case of failure to pay (or refusal to pay) the fine voluntarily within due time, it shall be collected in the order established by law.