Mercure Kyiv Congress Center. Kyiv, 6, Vadyma Hetmana


July 7-9, 2021


The official language of the Congress is English. Select lectures will be held in Ukrainian

Passport and visa

Visitors from EU, USA, Canada, Britain can enter the Ukraine without a visa. A valid passport is all you need to enter Ukraine. Other nationals are advised to contacts the embassy to check visa requirements for Ukraine Information about visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:


If you are considering visiting Kyiv in July, you might be interested to know what the weather may have in store for you. At the start of the month, the average temperature will be between 25C and 30C. By the end of the month, temperatures vary between 25C and 30C.


The city’s electric system provides the 220 Volt/50 Hertz voltage. At some hotels, however, you may require a “European” plug, as many of the more modern buildings or hotels that have undergone major renovations have switched to European sockets. An adapter is also advisable.


By law, you can only use hryvnias to pay for goods and services in Kyiv. There are many currency exchange offices in the center of the city and at the hotels, though you should pay attention to the fixed commission being charged and consider the special rates offered for the exchange of large sums. Many ATM machines are available in the city center, at the airport.

Dress code

Participants are advised to wear business casual for all Congress functions and programs.

Guest attendance policy

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

Liability and insurance

Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables. The WPA Regional Congress on Psychiatry Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.