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Borders with Russia are open with these countries

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

Travel to Russia and test for Covid. The mask regime was canceled in Russia.
Covid-19 in Russia

If you have long wanted to travel to Russia, now is the time! Russia has no strict restrictions and is open to many countries! Here's everything you need to know about the rules for entering Russia:

List of countries whose citizens are allowed to enter the Russian Federation, but A RUSSIAN VISA is required:

United Kingdom, Tanzania , Switzerland, Egypt, Japan, India, Vietnam, Finland, Ethiopia, Singapore, Greece, Germany, Syria, Sri Lanka, Iceland, Malta, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Turkey, UAE, Austria, Hungary, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Croatia, Mauritius, Morocco, Italy, Belgium, Bulgaria, Ireland, Jordan, China, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia, USA, Albania, France, Czech, Bahrain.

List of countries whose citizens are allowed to enter the Russian Federation, NO VISAS are required:

Abkhazia (up to 90 days), South Ossetia, Belarus, South Korea (up to 60 days), Serbia (up to 30 days), Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Maldives (up to 90 days), Cuba (up to 90 days within 180 days), Qatar (up to 90 days within 180 days), Seychelles (up to 30 days), Venezuela (yes, up to 90 days within 180 days), Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Dominican Republic, The Republic of Moldova.

Who needs a Covid test?

Foreign citizens and stateless persons, as well as citizens of Belarus entering Russia from the territories of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union through air checkpoints, must provide a negative PCR test result for the presence of a new coronavirus infection, selected no earlier than 3 days before arrival to the territory of Russia through the mobile application "Traveling without COVID-19"

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