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  • MasksRequired in some cases
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineIf not presenting test results
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 5, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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Russia permits entry to citizens of several countries, for permitted travelers, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Russia?

Russia is resuming commercial flights with certain countries classified as safe.

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

All arrivals to Russia without test results, will be required to quarantine.

Arrivals from India must quarantine while awaiting test results.

Arrivals for permanent work purposes are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

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.
  • A second test will be conducted upon arrival.

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.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Russia?

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


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