Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Event:  On March 14, the Government of Ukraine announced that it is suspending all commercial flights to and from Ukraine for a period of two weeks beginning on 00:01 a.m., March 17.  This is in addition to barring entry for all foreigners effective 00:01 a.m., March 16.  All border crossing points will be closed, including all land borders.  The U.S. Embassy urges all U.S. citizens who wish to leave before the border closures to consider rescheduling their flights.  Visit the website of the Office of the President of Ukraine for additional information on these new measures.

As of March 16, U.S. Embassy Kyiv will suspend all routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services until further notice.  The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine will continue to provide all services for U.S. citizens, including adoptions.  Please see below for contact information.

U.S. government personnel are on reduced work schedules and encouraging social distancing. Personnel are further advised to avoid large gatherings and minimize non-essential travel.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Tel (380-44) 521 – 5566

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444