About new rules for arriving in Russia
Organization, 15 April 2021
From 15.04.2021, the Resolution of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation comes into force. The Resolution is of 09.04.2021 No. 12 “On amendments to the Resolution of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation of 18.03.2020 No. 7 “On ensuring the isolation regime in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19” (registered by the Ministry of Justice of Russia as of 14.04.2021, registration No. 63 125).
According to the amendments:
- Citizens of the member states of the Eurasian Union who enter the territory of the Russian Federation from the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, and the Kyrgyz Republic through air checkpoints across the state border of the Russian Federation are supposed to confirm the presence of a negative result of a test for COVID-19 by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using the mobile application “Travelling without COVID-19”.
- From 15.04.2021, all citizens of the Russian Federation arriving in the territory of Russia by any transport means are supposed:
– to fill in the questionnaire of a person arriving in the territory of the Russian Federation so that to ensure sanitary and quarantine control at checkpoints across the State Border of the Russian Federation (the questionnaire can be filled in on the Unified State and Municipal Services Portal (USSP);
– within three days from the date of arrival in the Russian Federation, it is necessary to pass a laboratory PCR test for COVID-19 and publish the result on the USSP.
Before receiving the results of the PCR test for COVID-19, it is obligatory to observe the isolation regime at the place of residence (stay).
Previously, this rule applied only to those arriving by air.
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