Marriage in Ukraine during the COVID-19 pandemic

Marriage in Ukraine COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed our lives. Closing borders, restrictions on movement and even the inability to meet with relatives have forced us to change and make new plans for the future. Still, foreigners can start the procedure of marrying in Ukraine. Strict quarantine rules were introduced in almost every country, but everywhere had its own characteristics. Given the examples of other countries during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ukraine still remains one of the most open countries for travel.

First of all, foreigners, which interested in marrying in Ukraine and going to cross her border, only need to have:  

  1. an insurance policy that covers the costs of COVID-19 treatment and disease observation. Such a policy can be purchased online and presented on your own smartphone or in printed form when crossing the state border to get married in Ukraine. The document must be valid for the entire trip. That is, if the marriage procedure in Ukraine lasts 2-3 days, so you need an insurance policy only for a period of marrying a foreigner in Ukraine. In this case, its cost will reach about 10 €;
  2. and fulfill one of the following conditions:
  • obtain a negative result of testing for COVID-19 


  • provide a document confirming receipt of a full course of vaccination from COVID-19

What does the procedure look like?

Second, marrying a foreigner in Ukraine was possible even during the most severe quarantine restrictions and  government agencies and other professionals involved in marriage registration in Ukraine continued to operate. Notaries, translators, lawyers and agency “Marriage in Ukraine” did not stop their work in order to provide services of marrying in Ukraine for  brides as quickly and efficiently as possible.

That is why we are pleased to offer brides and grooms from all over the world the opportunity to marrying a foreigner in Ukraine, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. And the company “Marriage in Ukraine” will do everything to create an unforgettable holiday for you.

Author: Olena Kozak

Lawyer in the field of family and migration law with many years of experience, specializing in marriages between foreigners and marriages where one of the spouses is a citizen of Ukraine.

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