There is no ban on entry to Ukraine for foreign citizens and stateless persons. Regular international passenger service has been renewed. When crossing the border of Ukraine, foreigners must have an insurance policy and a negative PCR test for COVID-19 or a rapid antigen test, or provide a document confirming the full course of vaccination against coronavirus disease.
Citizens of Ukraine who cannot return should contact the embassies and consulates of Ukraine in the host country.
Foreigners are allowed to enter the territory of Ukraine. Citizens of other countries need to have an insurance policy that covers the cost of COVID-19 treatment and observation.
Foreigners and stateless persons crossing the state border to enter Ukraine must have an insurance policy (certificate) issued by an insurance company that is registered in Ukraine, or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office on the territory of Ukraine or a contractual relationship with a partner insurance company on the territory of Ukraine (assistance), and covers the costs associated with COVID-19 treatment, observation, and is valid for the duration of their stay in Ukraine.
This policy (certificate) is not required:
- for citizens of Ukraine;
- for foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing on the territory of Ukraine;
- for persons recognized as refugees or persons in need of additional protection;
- for employees of diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign states, representative offices of official international missions, organizations accredited in Ukraine, and their families;
- for crew members of sea and river vessels;
- for military personnel (units) of the Armed Forces of NATO member states and states participating in the NATO "Partnership for Peace" program which participate in training activities of units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
If there is no such a policy (certificate), authorized officials of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine have the right to refuse to cross the state border to a foreigner and a stateless person.
If you have any other questions related to the requirements for these policies (certificates), we recommend that you contact the Ministry of Health of Ukraine or read the information on the information portal https://visitukraine.today/ua.
According to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 09.12.2020 No. 1236 "On the establishment of quarantine and introduction of restrictive anti-epidemic measures in order to prevent the spread of acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus on the territory of Ukraine", citizens of Ukraine, foreigners and stateless persons crossing the state border and arriving from states or citizens (subjects) of states with a significant spread of COVID-19, are subject to self-isolation .
The exception is (if there is no reason to believe that the following persons were in contact with a COVID-19 patient):
Persons subject to self-isolation due to crossing the state border are required to install and activate the mobile application of "At home" system (hereinafter referred to as the mobile application). If it is not possible to install such a mobile application, the person is subject to observation.
The period of self-isolation is 14 days.
The list of states with a significant spread of COVID-19, which is formed by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and reviewed every 7 days, can be found independently at the link.
For more information about the mobile application, please follow the links:
During the quarantine period, it is prohibited to cross checkpoints of entry to the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and departure from them to foreigners and stateless persons without an existing insurance policy (certificate) issued by an insurance company registered in Ukraine, or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office on the territory of Ukraine or contractual relations with a partner insurance company on the territory of Ukraine (assistance), and covers the costs associated with COVID-19 treatment, observation, and is valid for the duration of stay in Ukraine.
If there is no such a policy (certificate) for foreigners and stateless persons, authorized officials of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine have the right to refuse to cross the entry and exit checkpoints.
The new easing of quarantine restrictions is designed to make the stay of foreigners and Ukrainians returning to Ukraine as comfortable as possible. Therefore, instead of mandatory self-isolation through the "At Home” app, you can take a PCR test for the presence of COVID-19. If the result was negative and the person was not infected, it is not needed to self-isolate.
You can also end your self-isolation ahead of schedule by taking a test.
ALGORITHM FOR ENDING SELF-ISOLATION FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE CROSSED THE STATE BORDER