International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Christmas Island to Ukraine.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

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Cases Per Million
326.44
Increased by-93.11
at 11/27/2021
Vaccinated
30.57%
Increased by1.11%
at 11/27/2021
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Ukraine. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Ukraine Tourism
Start Date
5/2/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage purchased from a company registered in Ukraine or a foreign company that has a representative office or an insurance partner in Ukraine.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Ukraine citizens and residents;
  • Travelers in transit who do not leave the transit zone of the airport;
  • Foreigners permanently residing in Ukraine, diplomats accredited to Ukraine, refugees, plane or ship crews, and NATO personnel training the Ukrainian military.
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Ukraine Tourism
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Vaccinated travelers must present receipt of at least 1 dose of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines included by WHO in the list approved for use in emergency situations.

Vaccines currently included: Pfizer/BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson's Janssen, AstraZeneca/Covishield (India), AstraZeneca/SKBio (South Korea), Moderna/Spikevax, Sinopharm (Vero Cell), CoronaVac (Sinovac).

Travelers with access to the EU Digital Certificate may use it to present proof.

Travelers unable to present a valid certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers in transit who do not leave the transit zone of the airport;
  • Travelers under the age of 12.
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Ukraine Tourism
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On Arrival

Not Required

No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to present proof of negative COVID-19 test to enter Ukraine.

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Ukraine Tourism
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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Travelers arriving with valid vaccination certificates are not required to quarantine on arrival in Ukraine.

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Possible

Health pass may be required for hotels and restaurants

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Travelers are required to carry one of the following to avoid any restrictions in restaurants or accommodations:

  • Confirmation of at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine (vaccination certificates, EU COVID Certificate, international certificates should be used);
  • Proof of recovery from COVID-19, in the form of a COVID certificate;
  • Negative result of PCR test or rapid antigen test taken in a maximum of 72 hours before entry.
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This restriction does not apply to children under 18 years old.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Wearing masks is mandatory in public transportation and indoor public places.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Ukraine.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
326.44
Increased by-93.11
at 11/27/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
34.10%
Increased by-4.10%
at 11/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
30.57%
Increased by1.11%
at 11/27/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
13,289,461
Increased by483,717
at 11/27/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.82
Increased by-0.04
at 11/25/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Ukraine has been divided into color-coded 'zones’ in order to categorize restrictions. Currently, all of Ukraine is considered a 'yellow zone'. In all zones, people are required to carry an ID at all times. Information relating to the COVID-19 response per zone in Ukraine can be found at https://traveltoukraine.o...
Checked
11/28/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in enclosed environments, on public transportation, and when attending mass events.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transport is operating with limits to capacity in place. For interregional travel, proof of a vaccine certificate, a negative PCR test, or a negative express-test taken within 72 hours of travel, is required.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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