Longer Safe List Of Countries

Borders are opening wider. Citizens and residents of 80 countries are now admitted to travel to Russia as tourists. With the recent addition the safe list now is:


Armenia (visa only for residents, citizens are visa free), Austria, Azerbaijan (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Croatia, Cuba (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Kenya, Korea (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Kyrgyzstan (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Maldives (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Malta, Mauritius (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Norway, Oman, Peru (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Portugal, Qatar (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Saudi Arabia, Serbia (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Seychelles (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Tanzania, Thailand (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Venezuela (visa only for residents, citizens visa free), Vietnam.


If you are resident in one of 80 safe list countries, you may travel to Russia as tourist, applying for a tourist visa in the Russian Consulate in your country of residence or any other county from the list.

Full list or countries citizens of which are admitted to Russia as tourists may be found here.

If you are citizen of any of 67 visa free country, you may fly to Russia freely as crew without any limitations. Aircraft crews (both private and commercial) are allowed to enter and stay in Russia if they are from visa free countries or if they have valid Russian visa.

Full list of countries, tourists and crews are allowed to Russia visa free may be found here.

Starting this September multi-entry tourist visas may be issued for 6 month unlike 30 days as before. Such visas will allow total 90 days stay and multiple entries to Russia. Being a registered travel operator, we are here to offer necessary visa support.

If the crew wishes to have business ("crew") visas, contact us for details.

A so-called "Crew visa on arrival" is an option at 4 Russian airports only - Moscow UUEE, Moscow UUWW, Moscow UUDD and Saint-Petersburg ULLI. Maximum duration of stay is 10 days.

As a certified travel operator, we are happy to provide necessary paperwork support should you require assistance with obtaining your Russian visa.

E-visas for citizens of 52 countries valid 16 days still remain suspended although the list of airports where they may be used for entry is being gradually extended, now reaching 38 airports out of 79 airports of entry.

As always Russia is open for business, cargo, ferry, delivery and tech stop flights. For routes of 1-2-3 tech stops, no visa is required.

If you are planning a flight across Russia and nearby countries, check our Fuel page with massive list of 335 airports serving Jet A-1 and 280 airports with Avgas 100LL, including many airports of entry on the European side and Pacific Coast.



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