Rosh Hashanah 2022 in Uman

Considering the war waged by the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage in 2022 will take place under extraordinary conditions.

Pilgrims should be aware of the prohibitions provided by the current legislation in the conditions of war and restrictions on public events and gatherings of people, traffic queues at the border and the presence of restrictions on movement during the curfew.

In order to ensure your safety during your stay in the city of Uman, there will be strict restrictions:

  •  Prohibition of mass events (please refrain from creating gatherings of people)
  • Limitation of the pilgrimage territory with entrance control with metal detectors and queues when entering the territory (analogous to checks at airports)
  • Ban on movement of weapons and explosives
  • Prohibition of using pyrotechnics
  • Prohibition of vehicles entering the pilgrimage zone
  • Prohibition of sale of alcohol
  • Prohibition of trade in souvenir products
  • Implementation of a strict access system to the pilgrimage territory
  • Turning off mobile phones when entering the pilgrimage area

PLEASE NOTE that you must carry an identity document (passport) when traveling on the streets and in public places.

WE DRAW YOUR ATTENTION to the curfew from 23:00 to 05:00.

It is forbidden to be on the streets and other public places from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., except for going to shelter during an air raid.

For violation of the curfew, violators will be subject to administrative liability in the form of a fine, followed by forced deportation from Ukraine and the application of a 3-year entry ban.

Payment of utility services (debts) by property owners is mandatory. Link here...

Payment of the tourist tax is mandatory for each pilgrim.

The decision of the Uman City Council No. 1-18/8 dated July 19, 2021 approved the rates of the tourist tax, which must be paid by citizens of Ukraine, foreigners, as well as stateless persons who arrive in Uman and receive (consume) temporary accommodation services (overnight stay).

According to the agreement with the community, the rate of the tourist tax during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah in 2022 is 1300 hryvnias per person for the entire celebration.

Children (up to 18 years old) are exempt from paying the tourist tax.

You can pay the tourist tax via the link

In order to visit the city of Uman in 2022, every pilgrim must register (link to registration)

After registration, you will receive a document that will confirm your purpose of visiting Ukraine to meet the requirements for crossing the Ukrainian border.