Ukraine: COVID-19 Travel Bans & Travel Restrictions

Updated on 10:45, Oct 25, 2021 UTC+8
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Entry into UkrainePartially restricted
Travelers fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved vaccine for COVID-19 are exempt from pre-departure testing and self-isolation requirements.
COVID-19 Testing
Unvaccinated travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Unvaccinated travelers must self-isolate for 10 days.
Travel/Medical Insurance
Foreign travelers must have proof of medical insurance valid for the entire duration of their stay with coverage sufficient for all expenses associated with COVID-19 testing and treatment.
Detailed Regulations
From August 5, 2021, foreign nationals must carry a certificate showing either: 1) proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or a rapid antigen test (RAT), or 2) proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO).This policy does not apply to children 11 years of age or younger. All persons (including Ukrainian nationals) who, within 14 days of their arrival, have spent more than 7 days in one of the following locations are required to undergo testing for COVID-19 upon arrival in Ukraine: India, Portugal, Russia, or the United Kingdom. 

Foreign nationals lacking proof of vaccination must self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival in Ukraine. This policy does not apply to unvaccinated travelers arriving from or who have transited through India or Russia. Such persons must self-isolate for 14 days. Further exemptions exist for limited categories of persons. Unvaccinated travelers 18 years of age or older must install the "Vdoma" mobile application to monitor their compliance with self-isolation requirements. Foreign nationals must carry proof of medical insurance valid for the entire duration of their stay issued by an insurance provider registered in Ukraine with coverage sufficient to cover all expenses associated with the testing and treatment of COVID-19. More information, including about exemptions from self-isolation requirements, is available at the following URL:
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL:

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions.
This page will be updated as new travel policies and restrictions are released. To view the most current travel policies, advisories, and bans, please check official notices posted by the related country or region.
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