Information about Russia
Population: 143,300,000 est 2012
Capital: Moscow 11,503,501 (2010)
Official Languages: russian
The national flag of Russia is Aeroflot Russian Airlines (SU)
Main cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Volgograd, Vladimir, Pskov, Perm, Kazan, Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Russia in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Russia, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Russia - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Ruble (RUB)
Time Zone: (GMT+2 a GMT+12) Summer Time (GMT+3 a GMT-1)
Covid-19: Regulations for travel to Russia
International travel to Russia is allowed for foreigners leaving their country of residence. It may be necessary to provide proof of citizenship and residency to ensure entry is allowed.
Open with conditions
Travelers who have visited or transited high-risk countries in the previous 10 days will not be able to travel. There are exceptions for nationals who will have to undergo express tests upon arrival. You can find a list of high-risk countries at https://russia.hyve.group/COVID-19/Coronavirus-entry-rules-to-Russia
Vaccinations and travel rules for vaccinated people
Russian citizens who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from the testing requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to departure and no more than 12 months. Full details can be found at https://www.aeroflot.ru/es-en/covid-19
It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof
Upon arrival, proof of a negative PCR test must be presented, taken within the previous 72 hours. The certificate must be in English or Russian. This does not apply to Russian citizens, who must undergo a PCR test within 72 hours of arrival and self-quarantine until a negative result is confirmed.
Russian citizens who can provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19, within 180 days of departure, are exempt from the testing requirements. Full details can be found HERE
Other medical measures
Arrivals are subject to further health checks upon arrival. If a high temperature is recorded, a PCR test will be performed and self-isolation will be required until a negative result is obtained.
Additional documents required
An application form must be completed prior to arrival. Foreign travelers must also provide proof of medical insurance that covers costs related to a possible COVID-19 infection. More information can be found HERE In addition, those who are not eligible to travel without a visa must provide proof of accommodation. Arriving.
For more details on the website of the Federal Tourism Agency of Russia