Approaching the border crossing points of vehicles from the Ukrainian side, in front of the entrance you will approach the border servant and previously viewed documents.

The list of required documents

For crossing the border on a car you will need your valid passport and the passports of passengers. The passport for citizens of Russia and Ukraine when crossing the Ukrainian-Russian border is optional.

If you are traveling with minor children need their birth certificates and the necessary documents confirming the citizenship of the children. It should be noted that a minor pass only one of the parents, in other cases, a notarized authorization to transport the child across the border.
Necessarily you will require a technical passport of the car. To cross the border by car, or rather to transport a car has the right of only the owner. In other cases, it is required General power of attorney to control the car.

If you do not have a General power of attorney and the car was registered to the passenger, for example, a wife who travels with you and forgot driving license at home, then it is better to sit behind the wheel. Driver's license at the checkpoint do not check, but to carry cars allowed only to the owner.

When crossing the border, to account for the movement of people necessary to fill in the immigration card. If you are a citizen of Russia, then this form can be filled up at the Ukrainian border. If you are a citizen of Ukraine, the immigration card will require at the Russian checkpoint. The immigration card contains the passport data of citizens and road funds.

If a preliminary examination of the documents to satisfy the border of the employee, he raises the barrier and you enter the territory of the special checkpoint. Here again carefully check the documents, make a record in your database about crossing borders, it is also of import or export of vehicle and inspect machines and all things.


Inspection vehicle and your belongings make border and customs officials. First, they are interested in in oral form that you transport and whether the goods prohibited for transportation.

The list of prohibited items is quite extensive. Its main points are weapons, drugs and Antiques. Still impossible, without special documents to transport many food products across the border and animals. For some products there are restrictions on import. For example, alcoholic products are allowed to carry not more than one liter per person.

After the conversation the car thoroughly inspected with the help of special mirrors and cameras. The screening often involves trained dogs to detect drugs.

If the inspection you were successful, you are allowed to leave from the Ukrainian point towards the Russian border. At the Russian checkpoint you have to go through the same procedure, with the difference that the documents necessary to make a policy of compulsory insurance of the vehicle, which acts on the territory of the Russian Federation.