Invitations for studies are issued to foreigners who are approved by the educational institution for higher education, undergraduate and postgraduate studies, doctoral studies, preparatory course etc. Basic documents for invitation: 1) passport; 2) an educational document with grades (points) or academic certificate (translation into Ukrainian if necessary); 3) written consent to the processing of personal data. The registration of the invitation forms issued by the educational institutions and the registration of foreigners who have come to study in Ukraine are carried out by the authorized state enterprise in an electronic journal. The registrationmay not take place if the invitation has already been issued by another educational institution and registered in an electronic journal. The educational institution sends the original of the invitation, registered in the electronic journal, to the foreigner or his authorized person for the purpose of studying. The invitation is valid for NO MORE THAN SIX months from the date of issue.