Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

August 28, 2020

Location:  Ukraine

Event:The Government of Ukraine bans entry to Ukraine for all foreigners 

The government of Ukraine has extended the adaptive quarantine until October 31, 2020. The quarantine was expanded to ban discos, nightclubs, and concerts in greenzoned regions; restaurants, bars, and cafés are not allowed to work after 12 am.

In addition, effective 00:01 am on August 28th through September 28th, the government barred entry to Ukraine to all foreigners in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Some of the exemptions to the entry ban include:

  • Spouses or children of Ukrainian citizens 
  • Foreigners with Ukrainian temporary or permanent residency permits 
  • Patients who come to Ukraine for medical treatment
  • Transit passengers who can confirm that they will leave the country in under two days
  • Members of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Ukraine 
  • Foreigners with work permits 
  • Airline and freight crew  

Further detailed information, including other exemptions, can be found on the official website of the government of Ukraine. 

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