*This page covers COVID-19 related travel restrictions only. For other travel restrictions, please check the guidance from your local authorities.*
Entry to the Russian Federation is restricted until further notice. Only Russian citizens, those who have a residence permit and citizens of specific countries are allowed to enter the country.
The issuance of electronic visas are temporarily suspended. Visas of all categories shall be issued only to citizens included in the list of permitted countries published in their Tourism website.
Permitted travelers arriving by air are required to register and fill out the electronic form prior to arrival in the country. Proof of accommodation and travel insurance are also required to be presented upon arrival.
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Russia.
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Russia.
Travelers returning from Russia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.
Visitors returning from Russia are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.
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