Eight citizens of Vietnam were apprehended in Transcarpathian region during their attempt to cross illegally the border on Slovakia. Receiving operative information about possible motion of the group of Asians, the staff of SBGS operative departments made an ambush nearby the state border. as a result, the border guards detected 6 men and 2 women walking towards the border close to the village of Velykyi Bereznyi. The detainees having no any documents introduced themselves as the citizens of Vietnam. Verification activities are continued establishing the circumstances of the offence and persons involved in smuggling migrants. Upon offenders’ identification they will be called to administrative responsibility under the Ukrainian legislation.