Features of transit through the airports of the Russian Federation

Citizens of the Republic of Belarus when departing from Minsk, points in Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan during transit through the airports of the Russian Federation, in accordance with the decree of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation dated 09.04.2021 No. 12 on amending the decree of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation dated 18.03. 2020 No. 7, at the checkpoint across the state border of the Russian Federation must present a negative test result for COVID-19 by PCR using the mobile application “Traveling without COVID-19 in the form of a generated QR code.

In other cases, when returning to Minsk from other points abroad, passengers who are citizens of the Republic of Belarus, like other foreigners, must have a PCR test with a negative result, made no earlier than three calendar days before arriving in the Russian Federation.

IMPORTANT! All citizens who transit through the airports of the Russian Federation need a negative test result for COVID-19 by PCR.

Reference:
Countries with which regular air traffic has been resumed - Republic of Belarus, Great Britain, Tanzania, Türkiye, Switzerland, UAE, Maldives, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Serbia, Japan, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Finland , Azerbaijan, Armenia, Greece, Singapore, Venezuela, Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Iceland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal, Saudi Arabia.

1. When traveling from Minsk to the Russian Federation

Category of citizens CR test / test via Travel COVID-19 Free app Russian Federation visa Notes (edit)
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus YES/YES NO It's possible
Foreign citizens who have a permit for permanent or temporary stay in the Republic of Belarus YES According to visa requirements It's possible
Citizens and foreign citizens with a residence permit of those countries with which air communication with the Russian Federation is open YES/NO According to visa requirements It's possible
EAEU nationals (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) YES/YES NO It's possible

2. When transiting from Minsk through Russian airports to third countries (without leaving the airport transit zone)

Category of citizens CR test / test via Travel COVID-19 Free app Russian Federation visa Notes (edit)
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus YES/YES NO It's possible
Foreign citizens who have a permit for permanent or temporary stay in the Republic of Belarus YES According to visa requirements Possible if you have a Russian visa
Citizens and foreign citizens with a residence permit of those countries with which air communication with the Russian Federation is open YES/NO According to visa requirements Possible if you have a Russian visa, if necessary
EAEU nationals (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) YES/YES NO It's possible

3. When transiting from abroad through Russian airports to Minsk

Category of citizens CR test / test via Travel COVID-19 Free app Russian Federation visa Notes (edit)
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus from states with whom open air communication with the Russian Federation YES/YES NO It's possible. You can leave the transit zone
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus from states with whom air communication with the Russian Federation is not open YES/- NO Possibly, but without leaving the transit zone of the airport if you have a plane ticket to Minsk
Foreign nationals who have a permit for permanent or temporary stay in the Republic of Belarus YES According to visa requirements Possible if you have a Russian visa
Foreign nationals who have a permit for permanent or temporary stay in the Republic of Belarus YES According to visa requirements Possible if you have a Russian visa
Foreign nationals with whom visa-free entry to the Republic of Belarus is established on grounds of intergovernmental agreements YES NO It's possible
Citizens of the EAEU countries (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) from countries with whom open air communication with the Russian Federation YES/YES NO  
Citizens of the EAEU countries (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) from countries with whom NOT open air communication with the Russian Federation YES   Possible, but without leaving the airport transit zone if you have a plane ticket to Minsk