Want to spend your holiday in Ukraine? Are you planning an expatriation project in Ukraine? Whatever the reason you choose to go there, consider taking out travel insurance or expat health insurance for you and your family. This will avoid possible financial, health, and legal complications in the event of an unannounced accident. We advise you to favour contracts whose guarantees cover repatriation, hospital costs, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses.
- Political regime: Parliamentary democracy
- Capital: Kiev
- Area: 603,700 sq km
- Population: 46.7 million
- Languages spoken: Ukrainian
- Currency: Hryvnia
If you are a French national or a national of another European Union (EU) member state, you do not need a visa to enter Ukraine for a stay of up to 90 days. All you need to do is have your passport, the validity of which covers at least the length of your stay.
French Embassy in Kiev
39 Reterska Street – 252034 Kiev
Tel: 380 590 36 00
Fax: 380 590 36 30
Ukrainian Embassy in Paris
21, Avenue de Saxony – 75007 Paris
Vaccines and security in Ukraine
Vaccines and local diseases
No vaccine is required for visitors.
- For adults, don’t forget vaccines for tetanus, polio, hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria and for at-risk groups: tuberculosis and rabies.
- For children, don’t forget the vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, (long stay), meningitis A and C (long stay for travellers aged 18 months and typhoid (long stay for travellers 5 years and older).
In Ukraine, the following diseases are common ascaris, diphtheria, tick encephalitis, hepatitis A and B, sexually transmitted diseases, polio, rabies, AIDS, tetanus, tuberculosis, typhoid.
Security in Ukraine
In the security context in Ukraine, the utmost caution is recommended. Moreover, foreigners, easily identifiable, are prime targets of thefts and scams. Before you leave, check out the official recommendations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the France Diplomacy website.
Health insurance and repatriation in Ukraine
Why take international health insurance when travelling or living in Ukraine? Simply because health spending quickly reaches very high amounts abroad. In addition, the repatriation guarantee is an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident it is sometimes necessary to carry out a medicalized repatriation to the nearest medical centre or to the country of residence. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and depending on the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to Charter a helicopter or a medicalized aircraft.
Mondassur supports you in your choice of international health insurance by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we will be able to offer you different travel,international student and expatriate insurance packages.