Medical care in Ukraine: necessary documents, recreational tourism, cost of treatment
Foreigners staying in Ukraine can receive medical assistance. It can be paid or free, depending on the status of the foreigner. You can apply to public or private clinics. Most often, medical services are provided under a health insurance contract. You can order an insurance policy here. Emergency medical care is provided to injured foreigners free of charge, but they must compensate the state for the entire cost of the services provided.
Medical tourism in Ukraine is very common, citizens from different countries come here for:
• price reduction
• qualified employees;
• not to stand on waiting lists;
• developed infrastructure;
• a large selection of specialists and clinics.
What needs to be done to come to the country for medical care
To travel for treatment, you need to know the required length of stay in the country. If the period will not exceed 90 days, as well as if you are a citizen of a country that is not included in the visa-free category, you must apply for a visa type C 07. The application can be submitted only 3 months or closer to the date of the intended trip to Ukraine. You must apply in person to collect biometric data.
Deadline for issuing a visa:
♦ urgent — up to 5 days. It is carried out at the request of the applicant. The cost is 130 dollars.
♦usual - up to 10 days, but this period can be extended up to 30 days, in case of clarification and inspections. The cost is 65 dollars.
Most often, foreigners go to Ukraine for the following reasons:
• Cosmetic surgery
• Transfer of frozen embryos
• Embryo donation
• a passport valid for 3 months from the moment of departure from the country;
• two photo cards;
• travel insurance;
• permission from parents, if the person is under 18 years old;
• confirmation of activity and income;
• availability of financial resources;
• the original (in case of extreme necessity, a copy is accepted) of the letter of invitation from the polyclinic or hospital confirming the initial payment or deposit or financial guarantees for the medical services to be provided;
• letter of invitation from a hospital/medical institution in Ukraine;
• a medical opinion from a doctor in your country confirming the need for special treatment
Most often, the cost of medical services for foreigners is determined by the clinic itself and regulated by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Foreigners who have a certificate of permanent residence can apply for free medicine, as well as refugees or stateless persons in need of protection.
Approximate cost of popular medical tourism services in Ukraine:
- IVF cycle — $5,500
- Caries treatment and filling — $75
- Breast implant — $1,155.
Centers of health tourism in Ukraine are concentrated in Lviv (Truskavets, Skhidnytsia, Morshyn), Ivano-Frankivsk (Cherche), Zaporizhzhya (Berdyansk), Donetsk (Mariupol), Odesa (Hadzhibey, Kuyalnik), Poltava (Myrhorod), Zakarpattia regions ( Polyana, Shayan, Kosovo). You can find out the cost of services on the websites of the resorts, they do not differ for locals and foreigners.
Birth of children
A child born in the territory of Ukraine acquires its citizenship only under the condition that one of the parents is Ukrainian, or both are stateless, refugees on the territory of Ukraine.
5 minResidence permit
The simultaneous stay of visitors in the hotel lobby not more than one person per 10 square meters of serviceable area is allowed.
Persons can visit hotels and stay there (outside hotel room) only if they wear respirator or face mask (including homemade mask), so that the nose and mouth are covered.
Hotel guests are obliged to keep the 1.5 meters distance.
Online check-in making in advance is recommended to avoid queues at check-in to hotel.
Meals in hotels are provided through meals delivery service to rooms upon prior order or at hotel restaurants situated inside or in open areas, provided the distance of at least 1.5 meters between seats at adjacent tables.
Not more than 4 clients are allowed to stay at the table (excluding children under 14 years old). Unless these tables are separated by a special partition;
Self-serve is not allowed.
All materials and articles are owned by VisitWorld.Today and are protected by international intellectual property regulations. When using materials, approval from VisitWorld.Today is required.