Border traffic on 12h of May 2024

On 12.05.2024, the border police carried out the control formalities (both in the direction of entry and exit) for approximately 273.000 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, and over 82.200 means of transport that transited border points throughout the country.

On the way to enter Romania, 102.913 people passed through the border points, of which  8.970 were Ukrainian citizens. Thus, starting from 10.02.2022 (pre-conflict period), until 12.05.2024, midnight, at the national level, 8.003.200 Ukrainian citizens entered Romania.

Next, the border control at the entry into Romania through the border crossing points takes place promptly, in accordance with the provisions of the national and community legislation, with the Border Police working at the maximum capacity allowed by the infrastructure of the crossing points.

Information on the situation of border points open to international traffic can be found on the Trafic on-line application which can be accessed at the address

Thus, in the last 24 hours, in the areas of competence - the crossing points and the "green border" - the border police found:

  • 145 illegal acts (58 crimes and 87 misdemeanors) committed by both Romanian and foreign citizens;
  • the amount of contravention fines applied amounts to over800 lei;
  • goods seized for confiscation, worth more than 800 lei;
  • 41 foreign citizens, who did not meet the conditions stipulated by the law, were not allowed to enter the country, and 13 Romanian citizens were also not allowed to leave for various legal reasons.

The Romanian Border Police s the specialized state institution which carries out the attributions appertaining to it and referring to the surveillance and control of the crossing of the state border ... read more