Cancellation of permits will speed up the delivery of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia, Germany and Hungary have introduced permit-free passage for humanitarian cargo carriers to Ukraine.
A number of EU countries have simplified the rules of travel for humanitarian aid carriers to Ukraine, informs Ministry of Infrastructure on Friday, March 4.
In particular, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia, Germany and Hungary have introduced permit-free travel for humanitarian cargo carriers.
“We are talking about the release of carriers from any additional conditions, in particular, the need to obtain permits for international cargo transportation. This is necessary for the prompt delivery of humanitarian goods during martial law,” the ministry explained.
Now, to cross the border with Lithuania, Latvia and Slovakia, you do not need to submit information about the carrier and vehicle, and Ukrainian carriers can transport medicines and humanitarian aid through Germany without using permits.
The Declaration on the list of goods recognized as humanitarian aid, completed in Ukrainian / English, as well as a cover letter from the organization (in English) that sends humanitarian cargo to Ukraine with information about the recipient, vehicle registration number, date of dispatch, nature of the cargo . Information about the vehicle must be provided to the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine to inform Hungary.
To cross the border with Poland, carriers must fill out a form in advance link. Poland also abolished the fee for the use of all roads for humanitarian cargo carriers. In addition, Poland will provide Ukrainian refugees with free rail travel.
“We thank our European partners for their support. The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work with foreign partners in order to speed up and simplify the process of transporting humanitarian cargo in an extremely difficult period for Ukraine,” the ministry concluded.
Earlier, the Ministry of Infrastructure appealed to 11 largest organizations in the world with a request to block the Russian Federation in the field of aviation, sea, rail transport, as well as construction and tourism.