Ukraine (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for some countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-solation for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 05.05.2021
1. Passengers arriving from or who in the past 14 days have stayed for at least 7 days in India are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of Ukraine;
– spouses and children of nationals of Ukraine;
– passengers with a diplomatic passport.
2. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Ukraine;
– permanent residents of Ukraine;
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers with a diplomatic passport;
– NATO military personnel.
3. Passengers must have insurance to cover medical expenses in Ukraine.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Ukraine;
– permanent residents of Ukraine;
– passengers with a diplomatic passport;
– merchant seamen;
– NATO military personnel.
4. Nationals of Ukraine without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result of a test taken at most 48 hours before arrival:
– are subject to self-isolation; and
– must install the “VDOMA” mobile app.
5. Passengers could be subject to self-isolation; details can be found at https://www.visitukraine.today .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Ukraine is allowing entry of foreign citizens into the territory of Ukraine again.

Foreign nationals are required to show they have health insurance (covering all expenses related to COVID-19 treatment) upon arrival. The insurance policy must be issued by a company registered in Ukraine or a foreign company with a representative office in Ukraine or a contractual relationship with an insurance company partner in Ukraine.

Effective March 24, foreign citizens must also provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result from a test taken in the 72 hours before arriving to Ukraine. Children under 12 do not need a test.

Ukrainian citizens and holders of a permanent residence permit must either 1) provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test result from a test taken in the 48 hours before arriving to Ukraine or 2) self-isolate for 14 days and install the tracking app “Dii Vdoma.”

See further travel details on Visit Ukraine.
 

Lockdown Details

Closures and other restrictions have been extended until April 30. The measures vary from region to region.

In the highest risk zones (red zones), most non-essential businesses are closed. This includes shopping malls, non-essential retail stores, gyms, indoor dining at restaurants, and entertainment venues.

In “orange” and “yellow” zones, many businesses are open with limitations. Restaurants and bars have a midnight curfew. Cinemas, theaters, public transport, gyms, museums, and other such businesses have capacity limits imposed.

See further details regarding reopenings on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
 

Sources

https://ua.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co