Country`s borders status
Borders of the Russian Federation are temporarily closed.
Flights from the United Kingdom to the Russian Federation are suspended until 16 March 2021.
These passengers are allowed to enter:
- citizens of the Russian Federation and members of their families;
- permanent residents of the Russian Federation;
- citizens and residents of Armenia, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Greece, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Maldives, Qatar, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam if arriving from their country of citizenship;
- citizens and residents of Azerbaijan if arriving from Azerbaijan (not traveling on flights SU1853 and SU1855);
- citizens and residents of Belarus if arriving from Belarus (not traveling on flights FV/SU6496);
- citizens and residents of Kyrgyzstan if arriving from Kyrgyzstan (not traveling on flights SU1881, SU1883, SU1887, SU1895, SU1897 and SU1899);
- until 1 April 2021: citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan if arriving from Armenia; citizens of Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan if arriving from Belarus.
Issuance of e-visa is suspended.
Citizens of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan arriving from Armenia and citizens of Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan arriving from Belarus must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued not more than 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must have a green QR code obtained in the app ‘Traveling without COVID-19’.
People entering or transiting through the Russian Federation must have a printed medical certificate in Russian or English (a notarized translation to Russian is accepted) with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued not more than 72 hours before arrival.
This doesn’t apply to citizens of the Russian Federation.
People arriving from the United Kingdom are subject to self-isolation for 14 days.