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COVID-19 pandemic 
Entry rules of foreign nationals to Ukraine for education purpose:

1. Before arriving in Ukraine for study, a foreign citizen must confirm which zone his/her country belongs to. 

Countries are divided into RED and GREEN zones.

The list of countries with a significant spread of COVID-19 is formed by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and reviewed every seven days.   

Position of country according to "RED ZONE" and "GREEN ZONE" shall be taken to account at the time of entrance in Ukraine, not at the departure of foreign national from his/her country;

  FOR CITIZENS FROM "RED ZONE" COUNTRIES  

Countries with a significant spread of COVID-19 belong to the RED ZONE.  

If a foreign citizen arrives from a country that belongs to the RED ZONE, he/she will have to be self-isolated for 14 days.  

A person can be free from self-isolation in Ukraine in case he/she presents a negative test result for Covid-19 by PCR, which was passed no later than 48 hours before crossing the Ukrainian border (from an authorised laboratory).

 

-  ALGORITHM OF ACTIONS FOR FOREIGN PERSONS CROSSING THE STATE BORDER OF UKRAINE FOR EDUCATION PURPOSE  -
the algorithm was developed on the basis of the resolution of the cabinet of ministers of ukraine no. 392 (as amended) dated 20.05.2020.

 

  1. Before departure, an applicant / senior student must purchase a COVID-19 insurance policy from insurance companies registered in Ukraine.
  2. When crossing the state border of Ukraine, the applicant / senior student must download the “Dii vdoma” application to the phone. When filling in the declaration, you must indicate the number of the Ukrainian mobile operator and the exact address of the place of self-isolation.

    NB !!! The application works exclusively on Ukrainian mobile operators. Therefore, an applicant / senior student must contact the person who helped to draw up the documents in order to purchase a starter package from a Ukrainian operator and provide the number.


  3. The applicant / senior student is given 24 hours to arrive at the place of self-isolation.
  4. Self-isolation lasts 14 days. It is controlled by the “Dii vdoma” program (ID photos, geotags, test calls and police visits).
  5. There is an algorithm for early termination of self-isolation, if a person makes a PCR test.
  • the test must be done only in certified laboratories https://phc.org.ua/news/algoritm-pripinennya-samoizolyacii-dlya-osib-scho-peretnuli-derzhavniy-kordon or get the information from persons who helped to draw up the documents); the price is about 60 up to 200 Euros.
  • when filling in the data for the PCR test in the laboratory, the applicant / senior student must present a passport and a phone number on which the “Dii vdoma” application is installed.
  • In case of a negative result, the laboratory itself sends the results to the “Dii vdoma” program and the program grants permission for early termination of self-isolation.

NB !!! Self-isolation MUST NOT be terminated before receiving permission from the “Dii vdoma” program.

    FOR CITIZENS FROM "GREEN ZONE" COUNTRIES   

Forign citizens arriving from "GREEN ZONE" countries will not be required to undergo self-isolation. All such citizens could stay in our country only if they have a Health Insurance Certificate covering COVID-19 treatment and observation. The insurance policy must be issued by a company registered in Ukraine.

NB !!! The citizens of RED ZONE countries who have not been on the territory of those states over the past 21 days are also not required to undergo observation.

  

2. Every foreign citizen need to provide additionally
  • Health insurance policy (certificate) issued by an insurance company registered in Ukraine or a foreign insurance company that has a representative office in Ukraine or contractual connections with a partner insurance company in Ukraine (assistance) and that covers the costs associated with treatment of COVID-19, observation, and that will be valid during the period of stay in Ukraine.
  • Sufficient financial security.To confirm their financial status, the foreign citizen must have cash or a bank card with a bank statement on the availability of the sufficient amount in the account (minimum – 1800 Euro or 2000 USD).

3. Meeting at the airport

The foreign citizen must inform the UIEC team in advance (at least 5 days prior to the flight) about the date and time of their arrival, as well as their flight number.

The Ukrainian International education Council make the arrangements : 

  • to execute an official letter and deliver it to the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine; 
  • appoint a responsible person to meet the foreign citizen;

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