Covid Entry Check: Russia Travel Restrictions

This Russia dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

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  • No Quarantine
Last reviewed on 30 Jun 2022, 22:40PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-15.76% (last 7 days)
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Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to the following travellers:
• Citizens and PRs
• Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs
• Other Residents (pass holders)
• Business Travellers
• Transit

• Nationals and residents of countries listed in greenlanes may enter if arriving from a country listed in greenlanes
• Students with a written approval issued by their university. The approval must have been submitted to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Fed. by the university
• Until 31 December 2023, travellers with an invitation letter issued by the Arctic Council Russia's Chairmanship Secretary.

What to expect in Russia?

💉 Vaccine exemptions

There are no vaccine exemptions at this time.

📝 Forms

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

Travellers must complete an "Application Form" and present it upon arrival. The form can be obtained atавиаАнкета%20RUS.docx

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🌡️ Testing requirements

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a Covid-19 test from an accepted establishment taken prior to your departure from the first embarkation point.
On Arrival you may be required to complete a test for Covid-19 and/or some form of medical screening, the cost borne by the traveller

Travellers entering or transiting the Russian Fed. must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 2 days before arrival. The test result must be in English or Russian. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals of the Russian Fed.;

Travellers arriving from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova (Rep.), Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan test result must have a green QR code obtained in the app 'Traveling without COVID-19'. Authorities announced that travel restrictions on transport links with Armenia and Kyrgyzstan were lifted with immediate effect, on 7 June, following their earlier suspension due to COVID-19. Arrivals from these countries are permitted entry, provided that they arrive directly from or transit through these countries to Russia.

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😷 Quarantine requirements

There are no quarantine requirements at this time.

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We update our information every 24hrs from travel advisories and government websites. Due to the ever-changing nature of the Covid-19 situation, please remember to check the links provided and your local airlines before you travel. We use Google Translate for quick and timely translations, please excuse any errors. Thank you.