Hundreds of thousands of people are leaving Ukraine or will do so in the very near future. When they reach a country that is foreign to them, there are many unanswered questions and very often they do not speak the local language. Taylor Wessing would like to help and has compiled the answers to some of the most important questions here. Please share the posting so that as many Ukrainians as possible can be helped at least a little bit in this so difficult time for them.
All Ukrainian citizens with a valid biometric passport are allowed to enter Germany without the requirement of a visa. Ukrainian citizens who do not hold a biometric passport need a visa. However, at least Poland has allowed Ukrainian citizens without a biometric passport to enter its country and according to the German federal ministry of the interior representatives of the German embassies in Poland and the other EU border countries of Ukraine are at the borders to assist with visa applications.
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