Motor third party liability insurance is mandatory for driving in the territory of the country of visit.
Drivers of vehicles registered in Ukraine should make sure that they have civil liability insurance in force for their vehicles.
How can I find out if my vehicle has civil liability insurance?
- You have a valid Green Card issued by a Ukrainian insurance company.
- the "Green Card" is printed on green or white paper or provided in electronic format (in a mobile phone, laptop, tablet, etc. We recommend that you print it out to comply with the requirements of local legislation).
- "The Green Card is valid and not expired at the time of entry into the territory of a foreign country.
- "The Green Card provides coverage in the territory of the foreign country you are entering.
If you do not have a Green Card that meets the above requirements, your vehicle does not have compulsory third-party liability insurance in the territory of the foreign country you are entering.
In this case, you must purchase a new valid "Green Card" from a Ukrainian insurance company that meets the above criteria OR purchase a Border Insurance Policy,
What is a Border Insurance Policy?
Border insurance provides mandatory insurance coverage required by the country of visit. The Border Insurance Policy serves as an insurance policy and also as a confirmation of the existence of such a policy.
Where can I buy a Border Insurance Policy?
When entering the territory of a foreign country, check whether there are any points of sale of border insurance policies at the border. You can purchase a Border Insurance Policy at these points in paper form (printed version) or in electronic format (for downloading to a mobile phone, laptop, tablet, etc.).
If there are no points of sale of border insurance policies at the border, consult with the border authorities for assistance in purchasing a border insurance policy:
a. on the website of insurance companies;
b. on the website of the Green Card Office of the country of visit;
Validity period of the Border Insurance Policies:
Border insurance policies are issued for a minimum period of 15 days and a maximum period not exceeding 1 year.
Territory of validity of the border insurance policy:
When entering and purchasing a travel insurance policy in a country that is not a member of the European Economic Area, the travel insurance policy will be valid only in the territory of that country.
If you are planning to travel to a country of the European Economic Area or Switzerland, you need to purchase travel insurance when entering the territory of this country.
If you have purchased travel insurance in any country of the European Economic Area or Switzerland, the travel insurance policy will be valid in all other countries of the European Economic Area and Switzerland.
What should I do if my Border Insurance Policy or Green Card expires?
When the border insurance policy expires, your vehicle will be considered uninsured. In this regard, you need to take any of the following measures:
a. purchase a (new) Border Insurance policy in the country you are currently staying in
b. Purchase a new Green Card at https://ingo.ua/privatnim-osobam/zelena-karta
If you plan to stay in a certain country for a longer period, it may be necessary to re-register your vehicle in that country. Please consult with the national authorities of the country concerned for the conditions and procedures for re-registration.