Ukrainian citizens receive highest number of residence permits in EU in 2017

Ukrainian citizens receive highest number of residence permits in EU in 2017

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In 2017, 662,000 Ukrainians received residence permits in the EU Member States, according to the press release issued by Eurostat.

“In 2017, citizens of Ukraine (662,000 beneficiaries, of which almost 88% in Poland) continued to receive the highest number of permits in the EU,” reads the report.

In particular, Poland issued 585,439 residence permits to Ukrainians, the Czech Republic - 18,877 permits, Hungary – 7,808 permits, Slovakia and Denmark – 4,268 and 3,156 permits, respectively.

Syria became the second in terms of the number of residence permits issued in the EU – 223,000 permits, of which almost two-thirds in Germany.

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