Russia

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIn some cases
  • Public TransportationReduced
Updated: May 3, 2021
Reviewed: May 3, 2021
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General

Russia is resuming commercial flights to and from some countries, for permitted travelers, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Russia?

  • Russia is resuming commercial flights with more and more countries for approved travelers, while land borders remain closed.
  • Leisure travel to Russia remains banned.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Russia?

Permitted arrivals from India will be tested upon entry and required to quarantine until negative results arrive.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Russia?

  • Anyone arriving to Russia will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 3 days before travel.
  • Russian citizens will be required to present a negative PCR test within 3 days upon arrival or self-quarantine for 14 days.

Is public transportation open in Russia?

Public transportation in Russia is operating, in reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Russia?

Restaurants, cafes and bars across Russia are opening, with variations between regions.

Are businesses and attractions open in Russia?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions across Russia are open, with variations between regions.
  • In St. Petersburg, attractions and leisure facilities are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Russia?

Wearing face masks is required on public transportation and in enclosed public places.

Sources

  1. https://ru.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/russia
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