COVID-19

The current rules for crossing the Ukrainian border are regulated by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated December 9, 2020 No. 1236, with the latest amendments dated July 28, 2021 Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 787

All foreign citizens regardless of the country of arrival to enter Ukraine must have a policy (certificate) of insurance issued by an insurance company registered in Ukraine, and covers the costs related to the treatment of COVID-19, observation, and is valid for the entire period of stay in Ukraine.

All foreign citizens, holders of a temporary residence permit, as well as stateless persons need to have one of the following documents:

• a document confirming the receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines included by WHO in the list of approved for use in emergency situations; or

• a negative rapid test for the SARS-CoV-2 antigen (RAT, Ag) that was done no more than 72 hours before entry; or

• a certificate of a negative PCR test result done no more than 72 hours before the entry.

Test and vaccination are not required for children under 12.

From August 5, 2021, citizens of Ukraine and all foreign tourists over 18 years old who have not been vaccinated against coronavirus and cross the state border to enter must install the Vdoma mobile app, which monitors self-isolation.

Self-isolation is not required if the person leaves the country within 72 hours. You can also avoid 10 days of self-isolation if you undergo PCR testing or a rapid antigen test within 72 hours of entry and get a negative result.

Unvaccinated citizens arriving from Russia or India (including in transit) must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine without the possibility of early termination.

The information portal for tourists Visit Ukraine Today https://visitukraine.today has started working in the network. Here you can find current information on 195 countries for those planning a trip to/from Ukraine, namely:

  • temporary entry mode - allowed, forbidden or with certain restrictions;
  • transit crossing mode - conditions, terms;
  • peculiarities in the country - information that is important to know before crossing the border (rules of stay, the need for PCR testing and self-isolation, open checkpoints, etc.);
  • contacts of embassies, consular services and missions of Ukraine in a foreign country.

Find the current list of red zone and green zone countries (the list is updated weekly) on the Ukrainian Ministry of Health website.