Here you will find important tips and useful information for Ukraine.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Exchange cash into local currency outside larger urban areas
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
UAH 100 = ~ CHF 2.57 ; CHF 1 = ~ UAH 38.31 (09/2022)
Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
The declaration form must be kept until final departure.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
For reasons of safety, it is advisable not to exchange cash over the amount needed immediately.
Euros are preferred when using foreign currency to exchange for local currency (especially outside the cities).
English and German
8 (wait for dialing tone) 10 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Kyiv, vul. Kozyatynska 12
Tel. +380 44 281 61 28
9.00 - 13.00 h and 14.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00/9.00 - 18.00/19.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 25 (varies by rental company).
International green insurance card mandatory.
CH sticker, first-aid kit, fire extinguisher and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
An exclusion zone stretches 30 km around Chernobyl.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
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