For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Ukraine for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.
This page covers COVID-19 related travel restrictions only. For other travel restrictions, please check the guidance from your local authorities.
All foreign nationals and temporary residence permit holders in Ukraine, regardless of age, are required to have an insurance policy issued by an insurance company registered in Ukraine. The insurance must cover COVID-19 treatment and it should be valid until the duration of their stay in the country. Ukrainian citizens or a person with a permanent residence permit may not provide an insurance policy.
All foreign citizens, holders of a temporary residence permit and stateless persons need to present one of the following documents when entering the country:
1. Certificate of vaccination with vaccines approved by WHO;
2. Negative PCR test or rapid test taken 72 hours prior to schedule of departure to Ukraine; or
3. Certificate of recovery from COVID-19.
As of 28 February 2022, Ukraine has closed its borders to its aggressors except for its citizens.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 72 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Ukraine.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 1 days upon entering Ukraine.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
Travelers returning from Ukraine must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.
Visitors returning from Ukraine are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.
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