The situation at the borders in the last 24 hours

On 17.11.2021, approximately 80,300 people, Romanian and foreign citizens, carried out the control formalities through the border points at the level of the entire country with over 32,600 means of transport (out of which 14,500 were trucks). On the entrance direction there were approximately 39,500 people with 15,900 means of transport, and on the exit direction 40,800 people with 17,700 means of transport.

The busiest borders have been:

  • Border with Hungary - approximately 25,300 people and 14,200 means of transport;
  • Air border - approximately 19,600 people;
  • Border with Moldova - approximately 14,000 people and 5,400 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:

  • 45 illegal acts (27 crimes and 18 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 491,300 lei;
  • the value of the applied contravention fines amounts to over 16,100 lei;
  • 24 foreign citizens were not allowed to enter the country, who did not meet the conditions provided by law and also 12 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