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.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • No Quarantine
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 04:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
148,766
13.7% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
505,292
4.73% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, Transit, the following travellers may also enter:
• 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.
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Nationals and residents of countries listed in greenlanes may enter if arriving from a country listed may enter.

Other important information:


For Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia:
Entry for travellers arriving from or who in the past 10 days have been in these countries is limited to nationals of Russia and are subject to a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival. Nationals and residents of these countries are not allowed to enter.

What to expect in Russia?

📝 Before your trip

You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete an "Application Form" and present it upon arrival. The form can be obtained at https://www.rospotrebnadzor.ru/upload/авиаАнкета%20RUS.docx

For more information: https://www.rospotrebnadzor.ru/upload/авиаАнкета%20RUS.docx

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 2 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
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 Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan test result must have a green QR code obtained in the app 'Traveling without COVID-19'.

For more information: https://www.rospotrebnadzor.ru/upload/авиаАнкета%20RUS.docx

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://www.aeroflot.ru/ru-en/covid-19

😷 Quarantine details

There is no current quarantine requirement

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Botswana, Eswatini, Hong Kong, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Taiwan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, United Kingdom
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