In next weeks the state DUMA will vote to approve a law that requires all Russian citizens and residents in the country to show a QR code of the coronavirus vaccination that justifies that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, or have passed the disease or that for medical reasons cannot be inoculated, to be able to access all public places, such as restaurants, shops, museums among others.
According to the text of the proposed law, the measure does not mention tourists, but it is better to foresee than to cure, thus; from Tours in Russia; we recommend to all travelers who plan to travel to Russia in the time included between February 1, 2022 and June 1, 2022 bring the aforementioned QR code or in case of its absence the QR code that corresponds to the PCR test carried out in your country of origin or in Russian territory.
It should be noted that there is a free test that is offered at various points in each city, which in some establishments may be sufficient for access.
Coronavirus situation in Russia:
In general, the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Russia is somewhat similar and parallel to that of other European countries; There are certain rules and guidelines that travellers must follow.
Wearing the mask in public places is mandatory; although the visitor may notice that there are a large number of people who do not carry it; failure to wear the mask can lead to a penalty fee of 5000 rubles (equivalent to $ 70).
For the common interest, all travelers are encouraged to follow the instructions related to the pandemic, the idea is protect you and all around.
Any questions related to your trip to Russia or more information about the QR code of the coronavirus vaccination contact us.