Travelling to Ukraine during COVID-19 pandemic

Citizens of Ukraine and holders of a permanent residence permit to enter the territory of Ukraine 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 for use in emergency situations: Pfizer/BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson's Janssen, AstraZeneca / Vaxzevria, AstraZeneca/ Covishield (India), AstraZeneca/ SKBio (South Korea), Moderna / Spikevax, Sinopharm, CoronaVac (Sinovac) – it can be an international, domestic or foreign vaccination certificate;
  • the document on the first doze from the course of vaccination against COVID-19 - certificate 063-O, issued in accordance with the procedure established by the Ministry of Health.

Citizens of Ukraine and holders of a permanent residence permit do not need a negative test result to return to Ukraine.

All non-vaccinated citizens of Ukraine over 18 years of age are required to install the application “Вдома” after crossing the state border. In case of impossibility or refusal to install the application “Вдома”, the passenger is subject to observation.

After installing the application “Вдома”, the passenger must undergo PCR testing or a rapid test for antigen within 72 hours. If a negative result is obtained, self-isolation is not applied. If no negative test result was received within 72 hours from the moment of crossing the border, the person must self-isolate for 10 days at the place indicated during authorization in the application “Вдома”. Self-isolation can be completed ahead of schedule, having received a negative PCR test result or rapid test for antigen.

Non-vaccinated citizens of Ukraine who enter the country from Russia or India and have been on their territory for more than 7 days during 14 days will have to adhere to self-isolation for 14 days and will not be able to take a test in Ukraine to avoid or shorten the period of self-isolation.

Test, vaccination and self-isolation are not required for children under 12 years of age.

Passengers from 12 to 18 years of age must have one of the above documents, but are exempted from self-isolation with the installation of the application “Вдома”.

Certificate of antibodies to COVID-19 will not be accepted.

All foreign citizens, without exception, regardless of the country of arrival to enter Ukraine must have a policy (certificate) of insurance issued by an insurance company registered in Ukraine or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office in Ukraine or a contractual relationship with an insurance company - a partner on the territory of Ukraine (assistance), and covers the costs related to the treatment of COVID-19, observation, and is valid for the entire period of stay in Ukraine.

And also 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: Pfizer/ BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson's Janssen, AstraZeneca / Vaxzevria, AstraZeneca/ Covishield (India), AstraZeneca/ SKBio (South Korea), Moderna / Spikevax, Sinopharm, CoronaVac (Sinovac);
  • a negative rapid test for the SARS-CoV-2 antigen (RAT,Ag) that was done no more than 72 hours before entry; or
  • a negative certificate of a negative PCR test result done no more than 72 hours before the entry.

Children under 12 do not need a test and / or a vaccination certificate.

For foreign citizens, there is no possibility to do the PCR test in Ukraine or self-isolate. In the absence of a test / vaccination and/or insurance policy the border crossing for entry or transit will be denied.

The results of a negative PCR test for COVID-19 and an insurance policy are not required from transfer passengers who do not leave the airport transit zone and do not cross the border of Ukraine (unless otherwise provided by the requirements of the country that is the final point of their route).

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to at https://www.visitukraine.today

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