Border traffic on August 12th, 2022

On August 12th, 2022, through the border crossing points at the level of the entire country, approximately 345.900 persons, Romanian and foreign citizens, with over 83.440 means of transport, went through the control formalities (both on the way in and on the way out of the country).

On the way in to Romania, there were 169,000 people, of which 57,000 were throught the border with Hungary.

Yesterday, August 12th, 2022, the most crowded border points, both in the direction of entry and exit, were Nădlac II, with over 77,600 people, Giurgiu, with over 38,100 people and Vama Veche, with over 19,100 people. Given that the Saint Mary's mini-holiday has begun and many Romanian citizens are traveling outside the country's borders, an increase in traffic at the border crossing points is also expected in the coming period, especially at the border with Hungary and Bulgaria. Given this, we recommend that Romanian and foreign citizens transiting the national border during this period use all border points open under the international regime and inform themselves about the travel conditions in the countries of destination and in those transited.

As for Ukrainian citizens, 12,465 entered Romania during yesterday (down 3.08% compared to the previous day). Thus, starting with 10.02.2022 (pre-conflict period), until August 12th, 2022, at 24.00, at national level, 1,911,688 Ukrainian citizens entered Romania.

Furthermore, the border control at the entrance to Romania through the border crossing points is carried out efficiently, in accordance with the provisions of the national and community legislation, 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 online traffic application which can be accessed at

Regarding the specific activities, in the areas of competence - the crossing points and the "green border" - the border guards found:

  • 53 illegal acts (29 crimes and 24 contraventions) committed by both Romanian and foreign citizens;
  • undeclared goods (which were to be introduced illegally in the country were discovered, independently or in collaboration with other institutions,), which exceeded the customs ceiling allowed or suspected to be counterfeit, in a total value of approximately 239.000 lei;
  • the value of the applied contravention fines amounts to over 11.500 lei;
  • 34 foreign citizens were not allowed to enter the country, who did not meet the conditions provided by law, and also 46 Romanian citizens were not allowed to leave for various legal reasons.

The Border Police acts in an integrated system with the other institutions with attributions in the field, in order to achieve an operative exchange of data and information for the efficient management of the cases.

We ask citizens to get information only from official sources.

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