You will need
  • - passport;
  • - certificate from tax inspection about absence of debts on payment of taxes;
  • - a certificate from the recruiting office for males 18-27 years;
  • - birth certificate;
  • - birth certificate of your closest relative if he was born on the territory of Ukraine or the passport of your family member - citizen of Ukraine.
How should think over and weigh your step. The adoption of the citizenship of Ukraine implies that you will have to renounce Russian citizenship. Get the paperwork only if you are completely confident in your decision.
Apply for the refusal of the Russian citizenship. Those who are on the territory of Ukraine, must apply to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Ukraine, living in Russia - in the office of the Federal migration service (FMS) at the place of residence.Apart from the application you will need to provide a passport, certificate from tax authority about absence of debts on payment of taxes and a certificate from the military enlistment for men of military age.
Wait until you receive the document on the withdrawal of Russian citizenship. Consideration of your application may take up to 1 year.
Check whether you are in the category of people who can obtain citizenship of Ukraine through a simplified procedure. First of all, those who lived (and was registered) in the Ukrainian Soviet socialist Republic (SSR) at the time of independence. In the second place, these people, close relatives which are parents, grandparents or brothers and sisters were born or lived in Ukraine at the time of independence. Also those who had previously been a citizen of Ukraine.
Submit the documents for obtaining Ukrainian citizenship. In Russia it can be done in the consular section in the Embassy of the country in Ukraine - the local police Department. If you belong to one of the preferential categories of citizenship - provide relevant documents such as photocopies of birth certificates of relatives, was born in the Ukraine.
Wait for decision on your request for citizenship. It may also take a long time.