For the six months bezveza have used 355 thousand Ukrainians

За полгода безвизом воспользовались 355 тысяч украинцев

Most Ukrainians were sent across the border with Poland and Romania.

For six months from the commencement of the visa-free regime with EU countries, the state border service officers issued 355 thousand citizens of Ukraine, who took advantage of the simplified system. This was reported in the State border service of Ukraine on Monday, 11 December.

So, more than 128 thousand Ukrainians used to travel air transport, 227 thousands have traveled by car and by rail, and small numbers of citizens – via the sea crossings.

In the framework of a visa-free regime with the EU countries most Ukrainians were sent across the border with Poland and Romania, almost 90 thousand and 65 thousand people, respectively.

“In the first months of the action bezveza there was a certain boom – the average guards were issued to 80 thousand of the Ukrainians for the month. Now a decrease in the number of travellers on bizwise. In November, the figure was 32.5 thousand people”, – reported in Department.

At the same time, the total number of trips of citizens of Ukraine to European countries during three summer months of 2017 increased by 10% compared to the same three months of 2016.

In gpsu reported that 157 border crossing points equipped with modern biometric equipment, including 97 checkpoints to control fingerprints. Created the border Agency biometric control system operates in all aviation, international and interstate checkpoints on the border with EU countries.

In addition, in the framework of a visa-free regime for Ukrainian border guards have received access to Interpol databases in 126 international and interstate checkpoints. This allowed from the beginning to detect almost 2,000 individuals, 657 passport documents and 198 stolen vehicles.

Earlier, the State migration service of Ukraine reported that the situation with the issuance of new passports stabiliziruemost by March 2018.