Rules for entry to Russia for foreigners via the land border

From July 15, 2022, restrictions on the entry of foreign citizens to Russia have been removed, except for the presentation of a COVID-19 PCR test. Current health rules for the entry of foreign citizens through land border checkpoints can be clarified on the official website (in Russian only) of the Russian border service.

Foreign citizens arriving in Russia must present a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours in printed form in Russian or English. Citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan present a negative PCR test in the "Travel without COVID-19" application. From April 1, 2022, PCR tests and questionnaires for citizens of the EAEU entering Russia through the land border are canceled: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: if passengers (except for citizens of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan) do not have a COVID-19 PCR test, they are NOT ALLOWED to board the bus to St. Petersburg, refunds for purchased tickets are not provided.