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 September 13, 2021 Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 954
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 receipt of one or more doses of COVID-19 vaccine included by WHO in the list of approved for use in emergency situations; or
• foreign COVID certificate confirming vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines that are included in the WHO list of approved for emergency use, negative test result for COVID-19 by PCR or recovery of a person from COVID-19; or
• a negative PCR test result or rapid test for the SARS-CoV-2 antigen (RAT, Ag) that was done no more than 72 hours before entry; or
Tests for entry into Ukraine are not required for vaccinated persons and children under 12 .
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, regardless of the length of stay on the territory of Ukraine.
Self-isolation is not required 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 must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine without the possibility of early termination.
From September 20, 2021, foreigners and stateless persons who enter Ukraine for the purpose of transit and have documents confirming their departure from the country within 48 hours are exempt from self-isolation and, accordingly, installing the Vdoma application and undergoing testing in Ukraine.
Since September 20, 2021 a new quarantine rule comes into force.
The adaptive quarantine, which has been established since May 22, 2020 in Ukraine had started again from February 24, 2021. It has 4 levels of the epidemiological threat of the spread of COVID-19 either throughout the territory of the country or throughout the territory of certain regions, among them: ' green level', ' yellow level', ' orange level, ' red level '.
️ The new rule no. 954 of September 13, 2021 approved by the Cabinet the Ministry of Ukraine established changes to quarantine rules depending on the level of epidemiological risk.
“Yellow level" of the restrictions would not be applied if all visitors and not less than 80 % workers of movies, theaters, museums or other cultural establishments, gyms and swimming pools have the certificate of the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine or a proof that they have been cured from the disease or have a negative PCR COVID-19 test certificate up to 72 hours from the date of event.
“Red level" of the restrictions would not be applied if all visitors and 100 % workers of hotels and other accommodations, restaurants, cultural establishments and entertainments have the COVID 19 vaccine certificate (all two doses) or the proof they have been cured from the disease or have a Covid-19 PCR test certificate up to 72 hours from the date of event.
Attention! A proof that a person has been cured from the disease of a negative PCR Covid-19 test certificate will be accepted as the COVID certificate.
For Ukrainians, it will be ′′ Diya ′′ (the program is under development), for foreigners - COVID digital certificate or the same document, established by the countries of European Union.
Children under the age of 18 are excluded from all rules except wearing a mask.
The level of a threat is determined by the decision of the Commission for Technological and Ecological Safety and the Extraordinary Situations.