Rules

When visiting the exclusion zone all foreign and Ukrainian nationals shall be obliged to
• Use clothes & shoes, maximally protect body, head, hands and feet;
• Comply with the radiation safety rules, health and safety regulations;
• Strictly comply with all instructions of the envoy officer;
• Move around only according to the prescribed routes;
• Follow the personal hygienic rules;
• Strictly comply with fire prevention measures.
During the visit to the exclusion zone it is totally prohibited to:
• Enter any abandoned housing or industrial buildings on route;
• Climb up the stairs or otherwise on antenna located on the territory of the Chernobyl-2 facility;
• Carry any kind of weapons;
• Drink liquors or take drugs;
• Have meal and smoke in the open air;
• Touch any structures or vegetation;
• Sit or place photo and video equipment on the ground;
• Take any items outside the zone;
• Violate dress code (open-type shoes, shorts, trousers, skirts);
• Stay in the zone without the officer, responsible for the envoy;
• Gather, use and bring from the exclusion zone and the zone of absolute (mandatory) resettlement vegetable and cattle breeding products (vegetables, fruits, berries, mushrooms, plants, fish etc.), which were cultivated on the area of the exclusion zone and the zone of absolute (mandatory) resettlement, except specimens for scientific purposes;
• Bring in and bring out of the exclusion zone and the zone of absolute (mandatory) resettlement any animals (dogs, cats etc.);
• Drink water from wells, rivers and other open water sources. It is allowed to use water only from Chernobyl water supply system, or water from stores;
• Set off the fire;
• Carry any flammable and combustible liquids;
• Smoking except for specially designated and equipped places made of noncombustible materials:
− at the checkpoints of the exclusion zone;
− in Chernobyl town;
− at the observation site of the ChNPP;
− in Pripyat town – decontamination workshop of individual protective gear;
− Object “Chernobyl-2”.
All instructions of the accompanying officer shall be binding for visitors.
Photo and video filming are agreed on the route with the accompanying person and within the limits of the Law of Ukraine “On the Use of Nuclear Energy and Radiation Safety” and Instructions “On the Procedure for Protection of State Secrets, as well as other information …”
Quadcopter flights are not allowed on ChNPP, ISF-1, ISF-2, open switchgear -750, points to the local radioactive waste disposal facilities, Pripyat (closer than 5000 m from Chornobyl NPP)
Leaving the exclusion zone and the zone of absolute (mandatory) resettlement it is necessary to:
• Pass compulsory radiation control of clothes, foot wear, personal items;
• Pass compulsory radiation control of transport.
If contamination exceeds the established reference levels, personal clothes, foot wear, and items are subject to decontamination. The possible dose of irradiation does not exceed the dose limit for the population.
In case of violation of the rules and the accompanying person instructions, the group must leave the exclusion zone.
In case of any group participant open ignoring, resistance or other unacceptable moral and ethical norms contradictions, radiation and fire safety violations, the group returns to checkpoint “Dityatki” accompanied by law enforcement representatives.
Registration of this offense will make impossible to re-visit the exclusion zone.
If contamination exceeds the established reference levels, personal clothes, foot wear, and items are subject to decontamination.
Foreign representatives and persons without citizenship to stay in Ukraine on legal grounds must use in case of emergencies the same rights and bear the same responsibilities as citizens of Ukraine, with the exceptions established by the Constitution, laws or international agreements agreed and ratified by the
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (article 21, Code of civil defense of Ukraine).
I do understand and fully realize that staying in the area with high levels of ionizing radiation can cause potential harm to my life and health in the future.
I was instructed with safety rules for visiting Chernobyl-2 object and Pripyat town.
I agree with all terms of visiting the exclusion zone and the zone of absolute (compulsory) resettlement in the future and refuse all claims of a legal nature to the organizers of the visit for any physical, property and non-property damage

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