In accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 888 of 28 September 2020, the Ukrainian authorities have cancelled the decision about the closing the Ukrainian borders for foreign nationals and stateless persons to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
The Ukrainian authorities have specified that foreign nationals and stateless persons are required to demonstrate upon arrival health policy related to treatment for COVID-19 which must be issued by an insurance company that is registered in Ukraine, or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office in Ukraine or a contractual relationship with an insurance partner (a healthcare management organization) in Ukraine.
The policy must cover the costs associated with the treatment of COVID-19, observation and the entire duration of stay in Ukraine.
Also, the following categories of travellers will be allowed to enter Ukraine with no additional conditions to provide the mentioned insurance:
residents of Ukraine;
those with refugee or person in need of complementary protection status;
staff members of foreign diplomatic or consular missions, official international missions accredited in Ukraine and their family members;
military instructors of the armed forces of NATO and NATO "Partnership for Peace" program member states, who are providing training for the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The Government of Ukraine adopted the decision that mandatory observation or self-isolation for 14 days using the "Dii Vdoma" (act from home) government app is required for persons crossing the border and arriving from countries with a high COVID-19 spread.
The following categories of persons can enter Ukraine without mandatory observation or self-isolation if there is no reason to believe that they were in contact with a person with COVID-19:
children under 12 years;
2) those arriving in Ukraine to study in higher education institutions;
3) foreigners - citizens of states with a high COVID-19 spread, who have not been on the territory of such states during the last 14 days or are in transit through the territory of Ukraine and have documents confirming departure outside Ukraine within two days;
4) diplomatic, consular and international organisation staff accredited in Ukraine as well as their family members;
5) drivers and crew members of cargo vehicles, buses engaged in regular transportation, crew members of aircraft, sea and river vessels, members of train and locomotive crews;
6) instructors of the armed forces of NATO member states and member states of the NATO "Partnership for Peace" program, who take part in the training of units of the Armed Forces in Ukraine;
7) cultural figures at the invitation of a cultural institution together with one person accompanying each of them;
8) persons transporting hematopoietic stem cells for transplantation;
9) persons who undergo a PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test for COVID-19 and receive a negative result no more than 48 hours in advance of arrival in Ukraine.