COVID-19 Information

April 23, 2021 COVID-19 Testing For U.S. Entry *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered ...
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Update in Ukraine Travel Advisory to Level 4 – Do Not Travel

Event:  Update in Ukraine Travel Advisory to Level 4 – Do Not Travel The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice for Ukraine due to COVID-19, indicating a very high level of COVID-19 in country. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page  for more information on COVID-19 in Ukraine.  For the full text of the Travel Advisory, please visit ...
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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, ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

January 20, 2021 Location: Ukraine Event: New COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Travel to the United States Effective January 26, 2021, all aircraft passengers two years of age and older, departing from any foreign country to a destination in the United States, must provide: pre-boarding proof of a negative result for SARS-CoV-2 test performed in the past 72 ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

November 12, 2020 Location:  Ukraine Event: The Government of Ukraine tightens quarantine In response to the rapidly rising levels of COVID-19 in the country, the government of Ukraine has extended the adaptive quarantine until December 31, 2020.  As of November 12, the country will no longer be split into four epidemiological zones; rather, all of Ukraine ...
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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 green–zoned regions; restaurants, bars, and cafés are not allowed to work after 12 am. In addition, effective 00:01 am on August ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location:  Ukraine  Event:  Gradual easing of COVID-19 quarantine starting on May 22 The government of Ukraine has announced the gradual easing of certain COVID-19 quarantine measures under an “adaptive quarantine” plan, according to which services and institutions will re-open in stages if certain conditions are fulfilled, as follows: Starting on May 22: All public transportation except metro ...
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Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Builds Upon U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State May 6, 2020 As we work together to defeat the coronavirus at home, the United States stands with our global partners in their time of need, as we always have. A healthier world means a healthier United States. For more than a half century, the United States ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (May 5, 2020) Location:  Ukraine Event:  Official quarantine extended to May 22 The government of Ukraine has extended certain quarantine measures until May 22 to reduce the spread of COVID-19​.  The government announced it would likely ease the following restrictions with appropriate distancing and sanitary requirements, effective May 11: Parks, squares, ...
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The United States Continues Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response with More Than $270 Million in Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State April 22, 2020 For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian assistance. Through the American people’s generosity and under the leadership of President Trump, the United States continues this outstanding record in the face of ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (April 13, 2020) Location:  Ukraine Event: Special Flight Leaving Kyiv on Wednesday, April 15 to the United States The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine have arranged a special chartered flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing on Wednesday, April 15 from Kyiv, Boryspil ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 26, 2020) Location:  Ukraine Event:  Ukrainian International Airlines still has seats available on its direct flight from KBP to New York City-JFK airport on Friday, March 27.  If you need to leave Ukraine now, or anticipate you will need to depart in the near future, you should strongly consider ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 25, 2020) Location:  Ukraine Event: Ukrainian International Airlines still has seats available on its direct flight from KBP to New York City-JFK airport on Friday, March 27.  If you need to leave Ukraine, you should strongly consider booking this flight.  This is the second flight this week and may be your ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (March 24, 2020) Location:  Ukraine Event: Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) has announced a second direct flight from Kyiv Boryspil Airport (KBP) to New York City JFK airport on March 27 in addition to the flight on March 25.  If you need to leave Ukraine, you should strongly consider booking one of ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine

Location: Ukraine Event: Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) has announced it will operate a direct flight from Kyiv to New York City JFK airport on 25 March 2020 from Kyiv Boryspil Airport.  U.S. citizens interested in departing on this flight will need to book directly with UIA. Please monitor  https://www.flyuia.com/ua/en/information/fly-home  for the latest information on the flight and ...
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Social Distancing Instagram and Facebook Giveaway! 

These are challenging and unprecedented times for all of us, as many countries take steps to combat the spread of COVID-19. But we know many of our social media followers are responsible citizens, creative, and tech-savvy! Let’s stay engaged and make the most of our virtual space together! There will be a chance to win ...
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Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf’s Statement

Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf’s Statement on Presidential Proclamation To Protect the Homeland from Travel-Related Coronavirus Spread March 11, 2020 (WASHINGTON) Today President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation, which suspends the entry of most foreign nationals who have been in certain European countries at any point during the 14 days prior ...
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Proclamation—Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

March 11, 2020 On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus and Other Appropriate Measures To Address This Risk).  I found that the potential for widespread transmission of a novel (new) coronavirus (which has since been renamed “SARS-CoV-2” and ...
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