Ukraine toughens entry rules for entry of the country amid fears of a new wave of Covid pandemic.
According to Ukrainian Border service, foreigners entering Ukraine should have:
- insurance COVID-19 certificate valid for the entire period of stay in Ukraine;
- negative PCR or rapid test for COVID-19, made 72 hours before crossing the state border;
- or a vaccination document.
Persons crossing the state border to enter Ukraine are subject to self-isolation. This applies to both citizens of Ukraine and foreigners.
Self-isolation is not necessary for:
- persons under 18;
- citizens of Ukraine who went abroad before August 4, 2021;
- members of official delegations of foreign states, employees of international organizations;
- employees of diplomatic missions;
- military within the NATO Partnership for Peace program;
- participants in the external independent evaluation;
- drivers and crew members of freight vehicles, aircraft and ships, river vessels, train and locomotive crews;
- persons who have a document confirming full vaccination;
- citizens of Ukraine who have a document confirming one dose of the vaccine.
Crossing of the state border for entry into Ukraine by foreigners and stateless persons who are subject to self-isolation, without the installed and activated mobile application ‘Vdoma’ is prohibited.
Self-isolation is necessary for citizens coming from the temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol.