Immigration in Russia

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
For information, consult the Visatorussia website. But to be on the safe side, consult directly the services of the Russian Embassy in your country.
For Further Information
If you want to know where the Embassy and Consulates are in your country, click here.
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
200 cigarettes
100 cigarillos
50 cigars
or 250g of tobacco
2 litres for persons over 21.
A reasonable quantity for personal use.
Foreign Currency
Authorized up to 10 000 USD
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
Over USD3 000
Local Currency
Authorized up to 10 000 USD for export. No restrictions for import.
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
Over USD3 000
How to Refund Consumption Tax
Not possible for the moment; measures are being studied.
Other Requirements
The rules change quickly. It may be preferable to contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate to get up to date information.

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