Ukraine

Living and
Working in Ukraine

Connect with fellow expats in Ukraine
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Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."

Working and living in Ukraine with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Ukraine? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Kiev, Lwow or some other international Ukrainian city?

The expat relocation to Ukraine is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the most Central European region in Western Ukraine, getting to know how Ukrainian folks celebrate Orthodox Christmas, or acquiring a taste for Ukraine’s popular dishes like pierogi…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Ukraine. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Panama to living in Spain.

Top Articles in the Ukraine Expat Guide

  • Moving to Ukraine

    There are many attractions for international expats who wish to move to Ukraine. As well as varied work opportunities, there is a wealth of culture and a stunning landscape. Find out what you need to know for an international move to Ukraine in this guide, from customs restrictions to info on the local climate.
  • Living in Ukraine

    Long a center of agriculture due to its abundant grain production, Ukraine is now becoming a key manufacturer of aerospace products and industrial machinery among others. There are various employment opportunities for expats, so make sure to inform yourself about living in Ukraine, from transport to healthcare.
  • Working in Ukraine

    Ukraine is experiencing a growth in many sectors, including manufacturing and chemicals, offering great prospects to expats who wish to start a new life here. Read our guide for an introduction to Ukraine's economy, taxation, and info on how to best find a job in Ukraine.

Reliable Information about living and working in Ukraine

Relocating to and living in Ukraine necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Ukrainian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Ukraine: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Ukrainian income tax law?ʺ, ʺFor which documents do I have to obtain a notarized translation?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Kiev?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Ukrainian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Ukraine is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Ukraine is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Ukraine. Various topics are covered in our Ukraine Expat Guide from expat institutions and clubs, to sports & leisure or restaurants and nightlife, up to food & shopping. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhere can I find an English-speaking au-pair who will also teach my kids a bit of conversational Ukrainian or Russian?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Ukraine? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Israel or living in North Korea!

From embassies and consulates to business associations –
Advice on living and working in Ukraine

In addition, our expat listings for Ukraine include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like embassies and consulates or business associations. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Ukraine. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Vitayu among our InterNations members living and working in Ukraine.

Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."

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