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of January 27, 1995 No. 57

About approval of Rules of crossing of frontier by citizens of Ukraine

(as amended on 02-09-2022)

According to article 3 of the Law of Ukraine "About procedure for departure from Ukraine and entry into Ukraine of citizens of Ukraine" the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decides:

Approve Rules of crossing of frontier as citizens of Ukraine (are applied).

Prime Minister of Ukraine

V. Masol

First Deputy Minister

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine


I. Dotsenko

Approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of January 27, 1995 No. 57

Rules of crossing of frontier by citizens of Ukraine

1. These  rules  determine   procedure   for crossing by citizens of Ukraine for frontier.         

2. Crossing by citizens  of Ukraine  (further  -  citizens) frontier is performed at  check points through frontier and  control Items (further -  check points) if another is not provided by the law, on one of such documents granting the right to departure from Ukraine and entry into Ukraine:         

1) the passport of the citizen of Ukraine for trip abroad;         

2) diplomatic passport;         

3) service passport;

4) the travel document of the child (it is valid during the term for which it is issued);

5) identity certificate of the seaman;

6) certificate of the crew member.

In case when the citizen who is constantly living in Ukraine lost the specified documents (further - passport documents) outside Ukraine or if effective period  of such  documents ended during stay of the citizen  outside Ukraine, or is determined that they are invalid for other reasons, the document granting the right to entry into Ukraine is the identity certificate on return to Ukraine which is issued by diplomatic representation or consular establishment of Ukraine abroad.

In                  the cases provided by international treaties or the legislation of Ukraine  crossing   by the citizen of frontier is performed also according to other documents. In that case border control is exercised  according to the procedure which is applied during provision by the citizen of passport documents.

In the cases determined by the legislation for crossing of frontier citizens except passport  documents shall have also supporting documents.

2-1. In case of introduction in the territory of Ukraine of emergency or warlike situation of person with disability have the right to cross frontier in the presence of the reference to the inspection report medico-social commission of experts (form of primary accounting documentation No. 157-1/o) or the certificate confirming the corresponding status, the pension certificate or the certificate confirming purpose of the public assistance according to the Laws of Ukraine "About the government public assistance to persons with disability since the childhood and to children with disability", "About the government public assistance to persons who do not have pension entitlements and to persons with disability" in which the group and the reason of disability, or the reference for receipt of privileges by persons with disability who have no pension entitlements or the public assistance are specified in the form approved by Minsotspolitiki (further - the documents confirming disability).

Crossing of border can be performed:

person with disability of I or II groups - accompanied by one or both parents on whose content there is such person with disability, the wife/husband, full age sons/daughters, their spouses / spouse (in the presence of the documents confirming family relations and disability);

The paragraph the fourth is excluded according to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 01.04.2022 No. 399

person with disability of I or II groups or other person who needs permanent care, - accompanied by person performing permanent care of the specified categories of persons (in the presence of documents (the certificate, the reference) about receipt of compensation (benefit, the allowance) on leaving, and in case of escort of person with disability of I or II groups - in addition the documents confirming disability);

person with disability, acknowledged court incapacitated, - accompanied by his guardian (in the presence of the decision on appointment as the guardian over such incapacitated person) and if the guardian to such person is not appointed, - accompanied by one of full age family members (in the presence of the documents confirming family relations and disability);


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