Border traffic on the 5th of May, 2024

On the 5th of May, 2024, the border police carried out the control formalities (both in the direction of entry and exit) for approximately 120.150 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, and over 37.200 means of transport that transited border points throughout the country.

On the way to enter Romania, 66.754 people passed through the border points, of which 4.666 were Ukrainian citizens. Thus, starting from February, 10th, 2022 (pre-conflict period), until the 5th of May, 2024, midnight, at the national level, 7.946.373 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:

  • 65 illegal acts (37 crimes and 28 misdemeanors) committed by both Romanian and foreign citizens;
  • the amount of contravention fines applied amounts to over 21.800 lei;
  • goods seized for confiscation, worth more than 163.400 lei;
  • 13 foreign citizens, who did not meet the conditions stipulated by the law, were not allowed to enter the country, and 9 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