The situation at the border, in the last 24 hours

In the last 24 hours, through the border crossing points, 30.800 persons, Romanian and foreign nationals crossed the border, out of which approximately 18.300 on the entry and 12.500 on the exit and more than 17.300 transportation means, out of which 9.200 on the entry and 8.100 on the exit.  

Compared with the same day in 2019, there is a decrease of about 43%, 148,300 people having crossed the borders last year.

We remind the fact that in the online application “The average of the waiting times in the road border crossing points open to international traffic” (, and can be visualized the border crossing points marked in different colours depending on the waiting times.  

The waiting times are updated in real time, thus, supporting the user to reroute to a border crossing point which registers low traffic values.

In the competence areas – border crossing points and the “green border” – the border guards ascertained:

  • 19 illegal deeds (8 crimes and 11 offences) committed by Romanian and foreign nationals;
  • undeclared goods (were about to entry illegally in the country) were detected independently or in collaboration with other institutions, that exceeded the customs ceiling or suspicious of being counterfeited, amounting to more than RON 000;
  • the value of the fines is approximately RON 200;
  • 9 foreign nationals were not allowed to enter the country due to the fact that they did not meet the legal provisions and, also, 3 Romanian nationals were not allowed to exit from different 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