In regards to the end of the emergency state in which we were until 14.05.2020, the Romanian Border Police continues to apply measures for prevention and control of the spread of the SarsCov-2 virus in the border crossing points, together with the other authorities with responsibilities in the field.
The following categories of persons are exempted from these measures:
- drivers of vehicles transporting goods with a maximum authorized capacity of more than 2.4 tons;
- Members of the European Parliament, parliamentarians and staff belonging to the national system of defense of public order and national security;
- aircraft pilots and flight crew;
- locomotive drivers and railway staff;
- seafarers disembarking from inland waterway vessels sporting the Romanian flag ,in a Romanian port, and not showing symptoms associated with COVID-19, provided that the employers provide the certificate for international transport workers and t personal protective equipment against COVID-19, while traveling from the ship to the location where they can be contacted between voyages;
- cross-border workers who, upon entering Romania from Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine and Moldova do not show symptoms associated with COVID-19;
- employees of the Romanian economic operators who perform works, according to the concluded contracts, outside the Romanian territory, upon returning to the country if they do not show symptoms associated with COVID-19 and prove the contractual relations with the beneficiary outside the national territory;
- the representatives of the foreign companies that have subsidiaries / branches / representations on the national territory, if at the entrance on the Romanian territory they do not present associated symptoms COVID-19 and prove the contractual relations with the economic entities on the national territory;
- persons entering Romania for the provision of activities of use, installation, commissioning, maintenance, service of medical equipment and technology, as well as equipment in the fields of science, economics, defense, public order and national security, if they do not show symptoms associated COVID-19 and prove the contractual relations with the beneficiary / beneficiaries on the Romanian territory.
- members of diplomatic missions, consular offices and other diplomatic missions accredited in Bucharest, holders of diplomatic passports, staff assimilated to diplomatic staff, as well as members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps of Romania and holders of diplomatic and service passports, if upon entering Romania shows no SARS-CoV-2-associated symptoms.
- employees of the national system of public order defense and national security who return to Romania from missions performed abroad, if at the entry into Romania they do not show symptoms associated with SARS-CoV-2.
A cross-border worker is a person who proves that he or she lives and works within a radius of 30 km on either side of the state border, calculated from the nearest border crossing point open to person traffic, and who return home at least once a week.
Furthermore, it is forbidden to enter the territory of Romania, through the state border crossing points, of foreign citizens and stateless persons. The following foreign nationals are exempt from these provisions:
- family members of Romanian citizens;
- family members of citizens of other EU member states. or of the European Economic Area or of the Swiss Confederation, with residence in Romania;
- persons holding a long-stay visa, a residence permit or a document equivalent to a residence permit issued by the authorities, or a document equivalent to them issued by the authorities of other states, according to EU law;
- persons traveling in the professional interest, proven by visa, residence permit or other equivalent document;
- diplomatic or consular personnel, personnel of international organizations, military personnel or personnel who can provide humanitarian aid;
- passengers in transit, including those repatriated as a result of the granting of consular protection;
- passengers traveling for imperative reasons;
- people in need of international protection or other humanitarian reasons.