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What documents are needed for the flight?

What documents are needed for the flight?

Based on the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 16, 2020 ( https://www.mid.ru/informacia-dla-rossijskih-i-inostrannyh-grazdan-v-svazi-s-koronavirusnoj-infekciej/-/asset_publisher/UUDFpNltySPE / content / id / 4157104 ) restrictions on entry into the Russian Federation are currently removed only for citizens of Turkey, Great Britain and Tanzania.

All other foreign citizens, including citizens of the CIS, must have a residence permit to enter the Russian Federation. The only exceptions are citizens of Ukraine with a residence permit in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

Passenger transportation by air, taking into account the immigration requirements of countries along the route (points of initial departure, transit stops, destinations) is carried out according to passport, visa and transportation documents - air tickets, boarding passes, baggage tags, etc.

Passport and visa documents that provide legal entry into the country of destination or transit through the territory of other states include visas, identity cards for temporary or permanent residents, refugee documents, certificates of return for one-time trips to replace lost ones, work permits, crew documents, passports of international organizations, military certificates, diplomatic and service documents, etc.

Passport is the most common passenger's identity document and is considered necessary and / or sufficient for domestic or international flights.

Documents for citizens of the Russian Federation when flying on domestic flights:

  • passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation
  • birth certificate (for children under 14)
  • temporary identity card issued by the internal affairs authorities
  • international passport

international flights:

  • international passport
  • diplomatic passport
  • service passport
  • seaman's passport (seaman's identity document) and duly certified extract from the crew list
  • certificate of entry (return) to the Russian Federation.

Passengers flying both domestic and international routes must have:

  • documents for baggage requiring special conditions of carriage
  • documents for the animal, if one is transported.

Additional documents for special categories of passengers:

  • certificate of a deputy of the Federation Council or a deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly,
  • ID card of a serviceman of the Russian Federation (for officers, warrant officers and warrant officers),
  • a military card for soldiers, sailors, sergeants and foremen doing military service by conscription or by contract,
  • certificate of release from places of deprivation of liberty - for persons released from places of deprivation of liberty,
  • a certificate issued to a convicted person who has received a permit for a long or short-term trip outside the prison,
  • a temporary identity card issued to a citizen of the Russian Federation by the internal affairs bodies in the event of a loss or replacement of a passport.

Note . The main documents certifying the identity of a citizen of the Russian Federation, according to which citizens of the Russian Federation leave the Russian Federation and enter the Russian Federation, are recognized: passport, diplomatic passport, service passport, seaman's passport (seaman's identity card "(Article 7, Chapter 2 of the Law of 15.08.1996, No. 114-FZ "On the procedure for leaving the Russian Federation and entering the Russian Federation") In this regard, the FMS recommends that a child be issued a passport, even if he is under the age of 14. FMS employees, according to their official duties, cannot refuse citizens in their request to enter information about their children in their passport, and they must inform citizens that they are doing this solely for the purpose of confirming kinship and this in itself does not give the child the right to travel abroad.

When a minor citizen of Russia travels across the state border of the Russian Federation together with one of the parents, the consent of the other parent is not required, unless the border authorities received an application from him about his disagreement with leaving the Russian Federation of his children. The presence of any documents confirming the degree of relationship is not provided.

If a minor citizen of Russia leaves the Russian Federation unaccompanied by parents, adoptive parents, guardians or trustees, he must have with him, in addition to his passport, a notarized consent of the named persons to leave the minor citizen of the Russian Federation indicating the time of departure and the state (c), which ( s) he intends to visit. The consent of one of the parents is sufficient, if the second parent has not received a statement about his disagreement with the departure of the unaccompanied child from the Russian Federation.

If a citizen of the Russian Federation loses a passport outside Russia, a consular office of the Russian Federation or a diplomatic mission will issue an entry (return) certificate that certifies the identity and gives the right to return to Russia.

For stateless persons in the Russian Federation, passenger identification documents are:

  • a document issued by a foreign state and recognized in accordance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation as an identity document;
  • temporary residence permit;
  • residence;
  • other documents provided for by federal law or recognized in accordance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation as an identity document;

Mutual trips for citizens of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are allowed:

  • on a civil or foreign passport
  • on a birth certificate with an insert of Russian citizenship for children
  • on a certificate of entry (return) to the country of citizenship on the basis of the "Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Russian Federation on mutual visa-free travel of citizens" in the presence of migration cards confirming the right to temporary stay.

Mutual trips for citizens of Russia, Tajikistan are allowed:

  • on a foreign passport

For citizens of the Russian Federation, a flight to Armenia is possible:

  • for persons over 14 years old: according to the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, according to the international passport
  • for persons under 14 years old: according to the passport

For citizens of Russia and Ukraine, mutual trips are possible subject to availability:

  • foreign passport
  • diplomatic passport
  • service passport
  • seaman's passports
  • certificates of entry to the Russian Federation (in case of loss of an identity document)
  • flight certificate of an aircraft crew member

Attention! Starting from April 7, a Russian citizen can stay in Ukraine for no more than 90 days within 180 days from the date of the first entry.

Valid entry visas are required to return to the Russian Federation or CIS countries.

ATTENTION! It is impossible to accept a passenger for transportation to Ukraine on a military ID or an officer's ID.

For citizens of the Russian Federation and CIS countries, travel to non-CIS countries in most cases is possible if:

  • foreign passport
  • entry visa of the country of destination
  • a flight ticket with a confirmed seat in the round-trip direction
    For transit stops along the way, you need:
    • air ticket with a confirmed seat for the next flight within no more than 24 hours
    • transit visa if necessary to enter the city.

    For underage citizens of the Russian Federation (babies, children), entry to the United Arab Emirates is possible only with their own foreign passport.

    In the event that information about minor children is indicated only in the parents' foreign passports, entry will be denied at passport control upon arrival in the UAE.

    For foreign citizens to leave the territory of the Russian Federation and the CIS countries, you need:

    • passports for international travel
    • entry visas of destination countries
    • transit visas for countries of transit stops
    • air ticket for the next flight for departure from the country of destination, if required.

    The flight can also be made using an electronic visa. It is possible to travel with an E-visa to / from the cities of the Far East, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

    Detailed information is available on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation - https://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/checkpoint.html

    Foreign citizens entering the territory of the Russian Federation must have valid Russian visas, which must be obtained in advance (before departure to the Russian Federation) at the consular offices of the Russian Federation outside its borders.

    At the international airports of the Russian Federation there are consular service offices, where the legal representatives of the Russian Federation consider emergencies in obtaining visas for the departure of foreigners from the Russian Federation.

  • Buying and returning a ticket
  • Baggage
  • Preparation for flight
    • What documents are needed for the flight?

      Based on the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 16, 2020 ( https://www.mid.ru/informacia-dla-rossijskih-i-inostrannyh-grazdan-v-svazi-s-koronavirusnoj-infekciej/-/asset_publisher/UUDFpNltySPE / content / id / 4157104 ) restrictions on entry into the Russian Federation are currently removed only for citizens of Turkey, Great Britain and Tanzania.

      All other foreign citizens, including citizens of the CIS, must have a residence permit to enter the Russian Federation. The only exceptions are citizens of Ukraine with a residence permit in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

      Passenger transportation by air, taking into account the immigration requirements of countries along the route (points of initial departure, transit stops, destinations) is carried out according to passport, visa and transportation documents - air tickets, boarding passes, baggage tags, etc.

      Passport and visa documents that provide legal entry into the country of destination or transit through the territory of other states include visas, identity cards for temporary or permanent residents, refugee documents, certificates of return for one-time trips to replace lost ones, work permits, crew documents, passports of international organizations, military certificates, diplomatic and service documents, etc.

      Passport is the most common passenger's identity document and is considered necessary and / or sufficient for domestic or international flights.

      Documents for citizens of the Russian Federation when flying on domestic flights:

      • passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation
      • birth certificate (for children under 14)
      • temporary identity card issued by the internal affairs authorities
      • international passport

      international flights:

      • international passport
      • diplomatic passport
      • service passport
      • seaman's passport (seaman's identity document) and duly certified extract from the crew list
      • certificate of entry (return) to the Russian Federation.

      Passengers flying both domestic and international routes must have:

      • documents for baggage requiring special conditions of carriage
      • documents for the animal, if one is transported.

      Additional documents for special categories of passengers:

      • certificate of a deputy of the Federation Council or a deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly,
      • ID card of a serviceman of the Russian Federation (for officers, warrant officers and warrant officers),
      • a military card for soldiers, sailors, sergeants and foremen doing military service by conscription or by contract,
      • certificate of release from places of deprivation of liberty - for persons released from places of deprivation of liberty,
      • a certificate issued to a convicted person who has received a permit for a long or short-term trip outside the prison,
      • a temporary identity card issued to a citizen of the Russian Federation by the internal affairs bodies in the event of a loss or replacement of a passport.

      Note . The main documents certifying the identity of a citizen of the Russian Federation, according to which citizens of the Russian Federation leave the Russian Federation and enter the Russian Federation, are recognized: passport, diplomatic passport, service passport, seaman's passport (seaman's identity card "(Article 7, Chapter 2 of the Law of 15.08.1996, No. 114-FZ "On the procedure for leaving the Russian Federation and entering the Russian Federation") In this regard, the FMS recommends that a child be issued a passport, even if he is under the age of 14. FMS employees, according to their official duties, cannot refuse citizens in their request to enter information about their children in their passport, and they must inform citizens that they are doing this solely for the purpose of confirming kinship and this in itself does not give the child the right to travel abroad.

      When a minor citizen of Russia travels across the state border of the Russian Federation together with one of the parents, the consent of the other parent is not required, unless the border authorities received an application from him about his disagreement with leaving the Russian Federation of his children. The presence of any documents confirming the degree of relationship is not provided.

      If a minor citizen of Russia leaves the Russian Federation unaccompanied by parents, adoptive parents, guardians or trustees, he must have with him, in addition to his passport, a notarized consent of the named persons to leave the minor citizen of the Russian Federation indicating the time of departure and the state (c), which ( s) he intends to visit. The consent of one of the parents is sufficient, if the second parent has not received a statement about his disagreement with the departure of the unaccompanied child from the Russian Federation.

      If a citizen of the Russian Federation loses a passport outside Russia, a consular office of the Russian Federation or a diplomatic mission will issue an entry (return) certificate that certifies the identity and gives the right to return to Russia.

      For stateless persons in the Russian Federation, passenger identification documents are:

      • a document issued by a foreign state and recognized in accordance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation as an identity document;
      • temporary residence permit;
      • residence;
      • other documents provided for by federal law or recognized in accordance with an international treaty of the Russian Federation as an identity document;

      Mutual trips for citizens of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are allowed:

      • on a civil or foreign passport
      • on a birth certificate with an insert of Russian citizenship for children
      • on a certificate of entry (return) to the country of citizenship on the basis of the "Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Russian Federation on mutual visa-free travel of citizens" in the presence of migration cards confirming the right to temporary stay.

      Mutual trips for citizens of Russia, Tajikistan are allowed:

      • on a foreign passport

      For citizens of the Russian Federation, a flight to Armenia is possible:

      • for persons over 14 years old: according to the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, according to the international passport
      • for persons under 14 years old: according to the passport

      For citizens of Russia and Ukraine, mutual trips are possible subject to availability:

      • foreign passport
      • diplomatic passport
      • service passport
      • seaman's passports
      • certificates of entry to the Russian Federation (in case of loss of an identity document)
      • flight certificate of an aircraft crew member

      Attention! Starting from April 7, a Russian citizen can stay in Ukraine for no more than 90 days within 180 days from the date of the first entry.

      Valid entry visas are required to return to the Russian Federation or CIS countries.

      ATTENTION! It is impossible to accept a passenger for transportation to Ukraine on a military ID or an officer's ID.

      For citizens of the Russian Federation and CIS countries, travel to non-CIS countries in most cases is possible if:

      • foreign passport
      • entry visa of the country of destination
      • a flight ticket with a confirmed seat in the round-trip direction
        For transit stops along the way, you need:
        • air ticket with a confirmed seat for the next flight within no more than 24 hours
        • transit visa if necessary to enter the city.

        For underage citizens of the Russian Federation (babies, children), entry to the United Arab Emirates is possible only with their own foreign passport.

        In the event that information about minor children is indicated only in the parents' foreign passports, entry will be denied at passport control upon arrival in the UAE.

        For foreign citizens to leave the territory of the Russian Federation and the CIS countries, you need:

        • passports for international travel
        • entry visas of destination countries
        • transit visas for countries of transit stops
        • air ticket for the next flight for departure from the country of destination, if required.

        The flight can also be made using an electronic visa. It is possible to travel with an E-visa to / from the cities of the Far East, Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

        Detailed information is available on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation - https://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/checkpoint.html

        Foreign citizens entering the territory of the Russian Federation must have valid Russian visas, which must be obtained in advance (before departure to the Russian Federation) at the consular offices of the Russian Federation outside its borders.

        At the international airports of the Russian Federation there are consular service offices, where the legal representatives of the Russian Federation consider emergencies in obtaining visas for the departure of foreigners from the Russian Federation.

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