Men aged 18-60 will be turned around by the Ukrainian military/border force due to the general mobilization decree signed by President Zelensky.
Armenia is accepting refugees from Ukraine
Bulgaria will allow entry for 90 days if you have an Ukrainian passport. Otherwise, you can apply for refugee status at the border.
Hungary will allow entry for everyone coming from Ukraine. It has closed parts of its border with Ukraine. Armed troops have been deployed at the border to prevent the crossing of any armed groups onto Hungarian territory.
You will be allowed to bring your pets without further requirements. Please fill out this form if you want to bring your pet.
Telex.hu: Hungary to allow entry for everyone coming from Ukraine
Telex.hu: I am fleeing Ukraine and heading to Hungary. What do I need to know?
FAQ about coming to Hungary as a refugee
Moldova has set up tent camps and will keep its borders to Ukraine open.
Businessinsider: Thousands of Ukrainian refugees have fled to Moldova, where the government has set up tents and vowed to keep its borders open to help
Seenews: Moldova to introduce state of emergency, ready to receive Ukrainian refugees - president
Contrary to some reports, the Ukrainian-Polish border is and will remain open.
The visa requirement for Ukrainian citizens has been suspended. You don't need valid passport or ID. It's much easier if you have it, but if you don't, then article 32 of the Act on Foreigners allows Commander of Border Guard post issue 15 day consent to stay. In that time, one should contact Immigration Office to legalize a longer stay. Poland has set up facilities and camps to provide people fleeing the war with shelter, food, medical and legal aid.
You will be allowed to bring in your pets if you have a place to stay. Papers are not required, but it is recommended to have a rabies certificate ready. See here for more info
Poland is not differenciating by nationality. Everyone fleeing Ukraine will be let in. Please do not fall for fake news about this issue.
Official Polish Government site (EN)
Official Polish Government site (UA)
NYT: U.S. troops in Poland prepare for the arrival of refugees from Ukraine.
Information for Ukrainian citizens seeking help
The authorized governmental structures are ready to take the necessary measures for taking over, if necessary, the refugee flows. Romania has setup refugee centers in different counties across the border from Ukrainem the boder is open.
Gov.ro: Conclusions following the meeting of the task –force for the management of the situation generated by Russian military agression in Ukraine
Alert: Overland Border Crossings For Departing Ukraine
All border crossings with Ukraine are currently open, apart from the railway border crossing in Čierna nad Tisou, where passenger transport was stopped.
Under the current rules, Ukrainian citizens can enter Slovakia if they have valid documents and then move across Slovakia and the entire European Union for up to 90 days. In individual cases, people without a valid passport will be allowed to enter. To bring your pets along, fill out this form.
Slovakia is also ready to offer temporary shelter or asylum to those who ask for it.
If the inflow of people coming from Ukraine is higher, Slovakia will create hotspots on the borders, where soldiers will help them. They are ready to secure appropriate conditions for these refugees.
Ukrainians can travel for free on Slovakian trains provided that they have their passport/ID with them. This also applies to the Czech rail company.
The Slovak Spectator: Slovakia will let everybody fleeing Ukraine in
IOM MIGRATION INFORMATION CENTRE
Various nations have offered up the border and scraped visa requirements for Ukrainian nationals in need of asylum.
The information below is subject to change at any given time without prior notice. If you have any information in your country about asylum, feel free to contact us.
|Country||Immigration information||Free calls to and from|
|Poland||(Ukr.) / (En.)||Unknown|
|Romania||(Ukr.) / (En.) / More Info||Unknown|
|Germany||(En.) / (Ukr) / (Ger)||Unknown|
|Latvia||(En.) / (Ukr.) / (Ru.)||Unknown|
|The Netherlands||(En.) / (Nl.)||Unknown|
|Estonia||(En.) Download availble in Ukr / Ru||Unknown|
Thanks to /r/Ukraine for this list.
Several national rail corporations will allow Ukrainians to travel on their trains for free if they can show an Ukrainian Passport/ID. Those countries are:
Please be aware that donations to war regions are risky as money can be misappropriated and stolen in the chaos
The National Bank of Ukraine has decided to open a special fundraising account to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The number of the special account: UA843000010000000047330992708