Information on legal entry and residency.
How to leave the occupied territory?
It is possible for citizens of Ukraine to leave the occupied territory:
It is important: to present any identity document (passport of a citizen of Ukraine for traveling abroad; temporary certificate of a citizen of Ukraine; official passport; birth certificate, etc.).
The departure of foreigners and stateless persons from the temporarily occupied territory can be carried out according to the procedure provided for by the United Nations Convention on the Status of Refugees .
Departure from some temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions is carried out through entry-exit checkpoints with some specifics based on a permit:
If an unaccompanied child under the age of 16 is detected by an authorized official of the state border guard unit in the restricted zone of the entry-exit checkpoint, authorized officials of the state border guard unit shall grant such person permission to leave the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine and immediately (within 24 hours) report such child to the National Police, SBU and ensure the transfer of the child to the custodianship and guardianship authorities at the place of discovery to ensure the social protection.
In case of departure from the temporarily occupied territories of persons who have been released from places of deprivation of liberty and who do not have documents certifying identity and confirming the citizenship of Ukraine, such persons are handed over to representatives of the National Police for identification.
Who are internally displaced persons?
An internally displaced person (IDP) is a citizen of Ukraine, a foreigner or a stateless person who legally stays on the territory of Ukraine and is entitled to permanent residence in Ukraine, who was forced to leave or leave his place of residence as a result of or to avoid the effects of armed conflict, temporary occupation, situations of generalized violence, violations of human rights and natural or human-made disasters.
Why do you need a migrant certificate?
The certificate is a document that confirms the fact of internal displacement and registration of an internally displaced person.
Having a certificate makes it possible to:
Who can get an IDP certificate?
The following categories can receive an IDP certificate:
Where to apply for registration as an IDP?
To obtain a certificate of IDP, you can apply to the competent authorities, in particular:
What information is indicated in the application for the IDP status?
Such a statement contains information about:
What documents are submitted together with the application?
List of documents for obtaining the IDP certificate:
Any of the following documents can confirm the fact of living in the territory from which the displacement took place due to the war: a military ID card, employment record book, a document on the presence of movable or immovable property, certificate about education (school certificate, diploma of a technical school / college / university / etc.), a certificate from the place of study, a document on the placement of a child in a kindergarten / foster family / orphanage, a document on the establishment of custody or guardianship, medical documents, photo and video materials, etc.
For what reasons can the issue of the IDP certificate be refused?
Refusal to issue the IDP certificate is possible in the case of the following:
For what reasons can the IDP certificate be revoked?
The IDP certificate can be revoked if an internally displaced person:
Duties of an internally displaced person.
An internally displaced person is obliged:
How to get the IDP certificate online?
You can issue a certificate and assistance to IDPs via Diia in all social protection offices. Therefore, it is not necessary to carry physical documents or their copies. It is enough to share the necessary documents in a few clicks via Diia.
To share a copy of a document via the Diia application, you need to:
Sharing documents will help avoid mistakes when entering your personal data into the database and speed up the service.
What is Diia? How to register there via NFC?
“Diia” – is an application to store all the necessary documents in one place, on a smartphone.
Link to download the application:
How long after the IDP certificate is issued will the document be displayed on the DIIA portal?
The IDP certificate will appear in the Diia application either the next day after registration or within a few days.
After issuing a certificate on the “DIIA” portal, how to get a printed IDP certificate?
It is necessary to apply to the Center for the provision of administrative services or to the Office of Social Protection of the Population.
Is it possible to make changes to the data of IDPs in the register?
Yes, you can.
Such changes are made in case of:
To edit the information in the register, you need to contact the Office of Social Protection of the Population.
The child was born in the controlled territory and the parents are IDPs. Can the IDP status be issued for the child?
If you have an internally displaced person (IDP) certificate, you can also issue an IDP certificate for your child.
If a person canceled registration in the place of hostilities but continued to live there before the start of hostilities, what are the criteria for confirming this information online and offline for applying for IDP benefits?
In addition to the place of registration, one of the important confirmation criteria is the payment of a Single Social Contribution (SSC).
The single social contribution is a consolidated insurance contribution, which is paid to the compulsory state social insurance system on a mandatory and regular basis to ensure the protection of the rights of insured persons to receive insurance benefits (services) in cases provided by law according to the current types of compulsory state social insurance (social guarantees in case of unemployment, accidents or occupational diseases, pension and other payments).
The Law of Ukraine, “On collection and accounting of the single contribution to compulsory state social insurance,” establishes the amount of the minimum insurance contribution to be paid every month.
Can a child who has reached the age of 14 receive the IDP certificate based on the birth certificate if there is confirmation regarding the submission of documents for obtaining a passport?
A child who has reached the age of 14 receives the IDP certificate in the presence of a passport.
Is the personal presence of a person with a disability required to obtain the IDP certificate?
Yes, the personal presence of the applicant or the legal representative of this person is required.
Additionally: An application for registration of a person who has been recognized by the court as incapacitated can be submitted by his legal representative (for incapacitated persons who have been assigned a guardian), the head of a social protection institution (for incapacitated persons who have not been assigned a guardian, if such a person is placed in an institution of social protection) or a representative of custodianship and guardianship authorities (for disabled persons who have not been assigned a guardian and who have not been placed in a social protection institution, or for disabled persons whose guardians have lost contact during the state of emergency or war in Ukraine or its territories) at the declared (registered) place of residence (staying) of such a person, and a person whose legal capacity is limited can independently apply for registration.
Do men who want to receive the IDP certificate need to register with the military commissariat? Will the Department of Social Protection of the Population transmit information about the place of registration to the military commissariat?
This information will not be shared. An internally displaced person needs to register with the military commissariat in a new place - at the place of obtaining IDP status in accordance with the Procedure for organization and maintenance of military registration of conscripts, liable for military service and reservists, which was approved by the Resolution of the CMU of December 30, 2022, No. 1487 .
What is the procedure and terms for taking IDPs into the military register?
Conscripts and liable for military service upon arrival at a new place of residence (including a temporary one) are obliged to notify the territorial recruitment and social support center (register) within seven days. The procedure for registering citizens of Ukraine for military registration is determined by the Law of Ukraine “On General Military Duty and Military Service” and the Procedure for the Organization and Maintenance of Military Registration of Conscripts, Liable for Military Service and Reservists, approved by Resolution No. 1487 of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated December 30, 2022 .
Which organizations continue free evacuation of people from dangerous regions?
According to the Ministry of Reintegration, organizations that continue free evacuation of people from dangerous regions: