Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Event:  Government of Ukraine implements new entry requirements

In response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, the government of Ukraine has introduced new entry requirements.

As of March 24, all foreigners traveling to Ukraine (regardless of country of origin) must have:

  • a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test done within 72 hours of entering Ukraine, and
  • health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment in Ukraine

Children under 12 are exempt from the test requirement.  Diplomats accredited to Ukraine, refugees, plane/ship crews, and NATO personnel training Ukrainian military are exempt from both requirements.

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