Covid Update for Russian Federation
Last update: 07/10/2021
Nationals and residents of the following countries may now travel to Russia, provided they arrive from one of these countries: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (PRC), Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, the Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, the Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, the USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, or Vietnam. Guests and participants of the FIA Formula 1 race can may enter until October 31, 2021, with an invitation letter issued by the organization committee. Until 10 October 2021, participants and guests of The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) with an invitation letter issued by the Organization committee can enter Russia. Other foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Russia, except permanent residents and students with written approval issued by their university in advance. The issuance of Russian eVisas has been suspended until further notice. All arriving passengers (with the exception of Russian nationals), including those transiting through Russia, are required to have a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 3 days before arrival. Foreigners arriving from the following countries must have a green QR code from the “Traveling without COVID-19” app on the test result: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Flights from Tanzania to Russia are suspended. All travelers must fill in an “Application Form” online before traveling to Russia and present a printed copy on arrival. You can also check the visa Policy of Russia to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.