The situation at the borders in the last 24 hours

On 17.10.2021, approximately 110,300 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, carried out the control formalities through the border points at the level of the entire country with over 22,600 means of transport (out of which 8,600 were trucks). On the entrance direction there were approximately 54,400 people with 13,500 means of transport, and on the exit direction 55,900 people with 15,100 means of transport.

The border with Hungary was crossed by approximately 31,500 people and 12,500 means of transport (2,700 trucks), of which on the way out of the country there were about 16,400 people with 7,600 means of transport.

The border police are working at the maximum capacity allowed by the infrastructure of the crossing points. We recommend to the traffic participants the transit of all points open to international traffic, so as to avoid the occurrence of overloads of only some of them.

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:

  • 39 illegal acts (19 crimes and 20 contraventions) committed by both Romanian and foreign citizens;
  • undeclared goods (which were to be illegally introduced into the country) were discovered, independently or in collaboration with other institutions), which exceeded the customs allowed limit or suspected to be counterfeit, in a total value of approximately 100,900 lei;
  • the value of the applied contravention fines amounts to over 9,900 lei.
  • 24 foreign citizens were not allowed to enter the country, who did not meet the conditions provided by law and also Romanian citizens were 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