Open with restrictions

Ukraine Travel Restrictions

63.9 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
3.78% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 3.19% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Ukraine.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Ukraine for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Ukraine entry details and exceptions

All foreign nationals must have Health Insurance Certificate. Such Health Insurance Certificate shall be issued by company registered in Ukraine, or foreign insurance company that has a representative office in Ukraine and/or is in the treaty relations with insurance company the partner in Ukraine. Health Insurance Certificate must cover costs related to COVID-19 treatment, observation and must be valid during the whole stay of visitor in Ukraine.

The insurance policy that was purchased through the portal can be postponed for the required period for the tourist. The date change procedure can be performed several times.


Outgoing travel to UkraineTraveling from Canada to Ukraine

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ukraine.

Exceptions

Test is not required for children under 12 years of age.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Ukraine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving from countries of the green zone are not required to undergo self-isolation or observation on arrival. Travelers arriving from countries in what the Ukrainian authorities call the “red zone” (where COVID-19 case incidence in the previous 14 days has been higher than in Ukraine, and/or where the incidence has increased by over 30% in the previous 14 days) are required to undergo 14 days’ self-isolation proven by the “Dii Vdoma” tracking app (requires Ukrainian mobile phone number), or quarantine in a Government-approved facility for 14 days upon arrival.

Mandatory self-isolation or quarantine is no longer necessary if a traveler undergoes a PCR test and receives a negative result no more than 48 hours in advance of his/her arrival in Ukraine, or once in Ukraine. Drivers and crew members of cargo vehicles, buses, train, locomotive, aircraft, sea and river vessels are also not required to undergo self-isolation or quarantine, provided they have not been in contact with a person with COVID-19.

Check the list of red and green zone countries by clicking the “more detailed” links in the “for citizens of green/red zones” information boxes

Documents
Tracing App for Quarantine

Travelers in self-isolation need to install the app “Dii Vdoma”


Return travelReturning to Canada from Ukraine

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Ukraine must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Ukraine will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Ukraine

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Ukraine but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions