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Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Crisis

U.S. citizens in Ukraine need to finish this online sort so that the Point out Department can talk with you. U.S. citizens trying to find to depart Ukraine can also phone 1-833-741-2777 (in the United States) or 1-606-260-4379 (from abroad) for quick assistance.

We encourage U.S. citizens to enroll in the Department of State’s Clever Traveler Enrollment Program (Action).  Move enrollment gives you the most recent safety updates and tends to make it a lot easier for the U.S. Embassy to call you in an emergency.

Read through alerts and message on safety and border crossing difficulties from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

Assistance on Land Border Crossings

U.S. citizens wishing to depart Ukraine by land have numerous selections, detailed beneath. 

Notice that disorders at each border can alter really rapidly and wait around occasions can enhance at any time without having warning. Be well prepared to wait around for a lot of several hours to cross:

  • Have extra batteries and ability financial institutions for your cell telephones.
  • Carry plenty of food items and drinking water for at the very least two times.
  • Stock up on diapers and infant foods, if relevant.
  • Bring blankets, sleeping baggage, warm clothing.
  • Guarantee ample pet meals if you are with your pet.
  • Deliver tough copies of crucial documents (start certificates, passports [even if expired], any other identification) and really do not depend on mobile phones and pc batteries.
  • Reserve lodging prior to arrival, as quite a few motels in close proximity to the borders are already booked.

Area authorities in Romania, Poland, and Moldova have reception facilities right away outside of most border crossings, the place you can come across food stuff, momentary lodging, dresses, and transportation to the upcoming even bigger town.

Precise data on coming into neighboring countries from Ukraine


We motivate these traveling into Poland by land from Ukraine to cross at the Korczowa-Krakovets or Medyka-Shehyni border crossings. The U.S. Embassy in Poland has consular officers stationed near these crossings to present support.

In addition, the U.S. Embassy in Poland has opened a Welcome Middle close to these border crossing factors to supply guidance to U.S. citizens moving into Poland from Ukraine.  If you are a U.S. citizen traveling into Poland by land from Ukraine and require guidance, you should take a look at our Welcome Center in the next floor meeting place of the SPA Gloria Lodge, Sybiraków 31, 37-700 Przemyśl, Poland.  Welcome Centre reps will be accessible to assist U.S. citizens 24 hours a day, but if you need aid outside the hrs of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., make sure you get in touch with +48 539 147 850 so that team can arrange to fulfill you in the centre.  

Study messages and alerts from the U.S. Embassy in Poland on stability and border crossing concerns.

To get to the U.S. Embassy in Poland, connect with +48 22 504 2784 or +48 22 504 2000 (Embassy Warsaw), or +48 12 424 5100 (Consulate General Krakow), or email [email protected] or KrakowACS@point 

The Polish Border Guard’s web-site also presents applicable info (in Polish).  You might get in touch with the Polish Border Guard by email at [email protected] or by phone at +48 22 500 4068, +48 22 500 4568, or +48 22 500 5468. 


Study messages and alerts from the U.S. Embassy in Romania on protection and border crossing difficulties.

To attain the U.S. Embassy in Romania, simply call +40-21-270-6000 or electronic mail [email protected].  

The Romanian Border Police’s site also offers relevant details.


Study messages and alerts from the U.S. Embassy in Hungary on safety and border crossing difficulties.

To reach the U.S. Embassy in Hungary, connect with +36-1-475-4400 or e-mail [email protected].

The Hungarian Police’s web-site also gives relevant details. 


Find facts on coming into Slovakia from Ukraine on the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia’s web-site.

To access the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia, simply call +421-2-5443-0861 or +421-903-703-666 or email [email protected].


U.S. citizens traveling into Moldova by land from Ukraine must prevent the Transnistria area and cross into Moldova possibly to the north or south of the area.  The principal Moldova-Ukraine border crossing south of Transnistria is Palanca – Mayaki Udobnoe. The principal border crossing north of Transnistria is Otaci – Mohyliv-Podilskyi.  

Study messages and alerts from the U.S. Embassy in Moldova on security and border crossing difficulties.

To attain the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, call +373-2240-8300 or e mail [email protected].


Do not travel to Belarus due to the arbitrary enforcement of guidelines, the chance of detention, the Russian army attack on neighboring Ukraine, the buildup of Russian navy in Belarus along the border with Ukraine, COVID-19 and related entry restrictions.  U.S. citizens in Belarus must depart immediately via business or personal signifies. Read our vacation advisory for Belarus.


Do not vacation to Russia thanks to the unprovoked and unjustified attack by Russian armed service forces in Ukraine, the possible for harassment in opposition to U.S. citizens by Russian govt safety officials, the embassy’s minimal capability to support U.S. citizens in Russia, COVID-19 and related entry limitations, terrorism, minimal flights into and out of Russia, and the arbitrary enforcement of nearby regulation. U.S. citizens need to take into consideration departing Russia straight away by means of commercial solutions even now out there.  Study our journey advisory for Russia.