Travel Restrictions Entering Russia from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

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Summary

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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Possible Health Assessment

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

20.00
Increased by -0.31
at 6/28/2022

Vaccinated

56.04%
Increased by 56.04%
at 6/27/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Russia.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

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Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Russia.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Russian citizens;
  • Permanent residents;
  • Diplomats and their family members;
  • Foreign nationals who are family members of Russian citizens;
  • Travelers seeking medical treatment;
  • Travelers seeking to care for relatives.

Please check the source for additional exemptions and details.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Medical Business Transit
Description

Travelers from selected countries must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before arrival in Russia. The test result must be in English or Russian (a notarized translation to Russian is accepted). Travelers are also required to print and fill out the COVID-19 testing form.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Russian Federation nationals.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Arrival
Relevant Documents and Resources
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form for Russian citizens

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Description

Russian citizens returning to Russia are required to complete an online health declaration form. This can be done when purchasing a ticket, but no later than check-in for the flight.

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Mandatory

Mandatory medical insurance

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Description

Most travelers are required to obtain medical insurance before they commence their journey, regardless of the purpose of their visit.

The insurance policy must meet the following requirements:

  • Cover the entire duration of the stay in Russia;
  • Indicate the geographical area of coverage as worldwide, Russian Federation or Europe (Russia included);
  • Contain the date, stamp, and signature of the insurer, the policy number, the full name of the person insured; the address and contact details of the insurer; the list of medical services and medical transport including repatriation.

For detailed information and recommendations of insurance providers, check the source.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Russian nationals.
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Possible

Accommodation booking may be required

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Description

Travelers who are not eligible for visa-free travel to Russia are required to arrive with proof of accommodation reservation.

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Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete a travel application form before arriving in Russia.

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On Arrival

Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers will be required to self-quarantine if they develop any symptoms of COVID-19 and test positive for COVID-19.

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Local jurisdictions set their own rules regarding quarantine requirements for travelers arriving in the country. Check with local authorities for current requirements.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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Possible

Health screening may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers may be subject to temperature screening and randomly selected for additional COVID-19 PCR testing on arrival.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers are required to wear masks in indoor public places such as on public transportation, shops and in crowded areas.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is high in Russia.
Daily New Cases Per Million more information indicator
20.00
Increased by -0.31
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
2.83%
Increased by -0.23%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
56.04%
Increased by 56.04%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
81,771,142
Increased by 81,771,142
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
0.92
Decreased by 0.02
at

Data is sourced from Our World In Data , and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines .

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. In some regions, proof of a recent negative PCR test, recovery, or vaccination with QR codes may still be required to enter some establishments. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Not required
Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual. In some regions, proof of a recent negative PCR test, recovery, or vaccination with QR codes may still be required.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual. In some regions, proof of a recent negative PCR test, recovery, or vaccination with QR codes may still be required.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual. In some regions, proof of a recent negative PCR test, recovery, or vaccination with QR codes may still be required.

Shops

Open
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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