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International citizens must obtain a long-term visa type “D” in order to study offline in Ukraine, so they need to get an invitation letter from the University. The procedure for obtaining of the invitation letter is described under Admission section of this website.

– Embassies of Ukraine in foreign countries determine the procedure for obtaining a student visa. In turn, the University helps to organize visa support for each invitation letter issued through it.

– Applicant is entitled to enter Ukraine only in the terms provided for visa, unless otherwise provided by the legislation of Ukraine

– With the successful enrollment, the University is preparing a request to issue a temporary residence permit for the whole duration of study in Ukraine at the Immigration Services of Ukraine or until the expiration date of student’s international passport. Please be aware, that student must have new passport in hand to be submitted to the Immigration Service for temporary residence permit extension and exchange at least one month before its expiration

– The student should contact the Dean’s office of the Faculty of International Students no later than 20 days before the expiration of the period of permitted stay (visa) in order to apply for a temporary residence permit, and he/she must be admitted to the university at the time of filing.

For a temporary residence permit, the following documents are needed:

– notarized certified translation of the passport document of the student (the page with personal data)

– four photos 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm, matt

– A copy of the medical insurance policy for the international student for the whole duration of his\her studies

– On receipt of a temporary residence permit, student must register within thirty days the place of residence in the Registration Office of the City Council (Bulvar Shevchenka, 3), or at the appropriate office by place of residence. In case of violation of this term, student will have administrative responsibility (paying fine). If student resides in hostel, the person must go to hostel authorities, instead of Bulvar Shevchenka, 3. If student resides in flat, the person must contact flat owner to go with him/her to Bulvar Shevchenka, 3 to register place of living. After cancelling current address associated with temporary residence permit, there is also thirty days term to register new address in order to avoid paying fine.

Living at the address other than address of registration in temporary residence permit, provided this fact is detected by State Immigration Service, may result in administrative offence, and paying fine.


– The conditions of entry and exit from the territory of Ukraine are the presence of the current passport document and the current temporary residence permit. With the availability of new passport document, the student must inform the State Immigration Service of Ukraine in Ternopil region about new passport by submitting its notarized translation within three days after either receiving new passport, or entering Ukraine with new passport.

– In case of expulsion of student from the university, the university informs the State Immigration Service of Ukraine in Ternopil region about expulsion within ten after termination of studies. The student must withdraw from the place of registration, return temporary residence permit, and leave Ukraine within the period provided by law.

If you lost your international passport or your temporary residence permit, you  must file a claim at the local police station within the area where you lost your documents. After you receive a letter or other proof from police, you MUST inform dean’s office and immigration office within 10 days. Failure to do so may result in fines.  After that, you must start procedure of renewing your lost documents.  If you don’t do it, you can be paying fines again for the reason of living prolonged period of time without documents.

Temporary residence permit, together with address document, must be carried by the student all the time, and must be presented to the immigration police officer, if student is stopped routinely on the streets or in public places during routine checks.

Effective February, 24, 2022, all temporary residence permits, which expired during martial law, which is currently extended until February, 14, 2024, plus additional 30 days, remain valid for staying in Ukraine or crossing the border, if juridical basis for legal status remains unaffected

All international students at TNMU get health insurance that covers emergency and polyclinic treatment.

In case of necessity, international students of TNMU should either seek medical care from a local family doctor at their place of residence, or visit Polyclinic №2.

Important information about health insurance:

  1. In order to get health insurance, international students have to
  2. a) make respective application in the Dean’s Office for International Students
  3. b) get their health insurance policy from the Dean’s Office for International Students
  4. Your health insurance policy will cover:
  5. a) cost of hospital treatment, operations and diagnostics, medications, surgical dressings and fixing materials necessary for treatment
  6. b) cost of ambulance services and transportation to the nearest hospital or doctor
  7. c) cost of out-patient treatment, including costs of medical services, diagnostics, surgical dressings and fixing materials necessary for treatment

Your expenditures on treatment covered by the insurance policy will be refunded based on the doctor’s prescriptions and receipts.

  1. The health insurance company has coverage on the whole territory of Ukraine and assures full reimbursement of the insured costs of health care. It is important to use a reliable insurance company recommended by the Dean’s Office; cheap insurance companies have limited coverage.

International students of TNMU get three types of medical insurance:

  • Hospital (inpatient) / emergency care insurance (current cost – 1000 hryvnias)

  • Polyclinic (outpatient) care insurance (current cost – 900 hryvnias)

  •  Repatriation insurance (current cost – 600 hryvnias)

Thus, the full price for medical insurance is 2500 hryvnias.