Travelling to Russia during COVID-19 pandemic - Buta Airways

Rules of entry for passengers arriving in the Russian Federation and/or traveling in transit.

1.      The requirements for the citizens of the Russian Federation, their family members and permanent residents of Russia

•       Citizens of the Russian Federation must fill in the form "Registration of arrivals to the Russian Federation" on the Unified Portal of State and Municipal Services in electronic form before departure to the Russian Federation (when purchasing a ticket, but not later than check-in for the flight) in electronic form in the section "Registration of Arrivals to the Russian Federation". After following the necessary data in the form a special QR code is sent to the passenger's email address. The code must be presented to the Rospotrebnadzor counter when passing the sanitary and quarantine control at the arrival airport.

2. The requirements for foreign citizens

- Starting from September 1, only passengers who have downloaded the “Путешествую без COVID-19” mobile application will be allowed on flights to the Russian Federation. The application can be downloaded using the below links:

For iPhones: https://apps.apple.com/app/id1541206996

For Android smartphones: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nocovid19.su&hl=az&gl=US

For Huawei smartphones: https://appgallery.huawei.com/#/app/C104343239

Once the application is downloaded to your device, you need to scan your passport.

You are required to take the PCR test for COVID-19 only at the approved clinics or laboratories. The list of clinics can be found at the end of this page.

The list of clinics also available in the “Путешествую без COVID-19” mobile application when choosing your country of departure (from Azerbaijan to Russia). When passing the test, a passenger must notify the clinic that he/she is travelling to Russia and present his/her foreign passport.

Information about the test result after scanning the QR code will be stored as a green QR code in the mobile application. This code must be provided at the check-in counter as well as at border check points upon arrival in Russia

In case there are technical problems with your mobile device while traveling, you must also have a paper copy of the PCR test.

Using the app is optional for:

- Before arriving on the territory of the Russian Federation foreign citizens must fill in the form (download here) of arriving on the territory of the Russian Federation in English or Russian (it will be provided on board the aircraft, you can also pre-print and fill in). In the form, it is mandatory to fill in the boxes indicating the address of the location on the territory of the Russian Federation.

- Foreign citizens arriving for the purpose of carrying out work activities must comply with the requirements for isolation for a period of 14 calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation.

   - students must provide a written approval issued by their university. The approval    must have been submitted to the Federal Security Service of the Russian Fed. by the university;

3. Passengers arriving from the UK in transit through another country must comply with the isolation requirements for a period of 14 calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation.

The above requirements are subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre website before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

Where can I test for COVID-19 when travelling to Russia?
In Baku:
  • Referans Laboratory
    Address: Baku, 8A, Mirzabala Mammadzade St.
  • Leyla Medical Center
    Address: 19, Yusif Safarov St.
  • Memorial Clinic
    Address: 38A, Gara Garayev ave.
  • “Bona Dea” Hospital
    Address: 2, Mehdi Abbasov St.
  • City Polyclinic #1
  • Address: 8 Bulbul ave.
  • City Polyclinic #10
    Address: 176 Azadlig ave.
  • United City Hospital #18
    Address: 11 Nasimi St.
  • Caspian International Hospital
    Address: 31, First Residential Area, Badamdar Village
  • “Sağlam Ailə Ultralab” Center
    Address: 156C, Asif Məhərrəmov St.
    in Ganja: Azerbaycan bayragi St.
  • INCI Laboratory
    Address: 40, Bul-Bul ave.
  • Inci Laboratory Ganja branch (New Medical Center in Ganja)
    Address: 23, 28 May str.
  • Baku Clinic (Baku branch)
    Address: 493 Hasan Aliyev St.
  • Baku Health Center
    Address: Baku, Nasib bey Yusifbeyli str., 112 Azadlig ave.
  • Central Neftchilar Hospital
    Address: 21 Yusif Safarov str. city
  • Central Customs Hospital
    Address: 118 K.Kazimzade St.
  • Oksigen Clinical Hospital
    Address: 1959th district, Narimanov region
  • Medilux-1 LLC
    Address: Narimanov district, Kral Huseyn str., 66B
  • EGE HOSPITAL MMC
    Address: 38, Hasan Aliyev St.
  • "Medikus" clinic
    Address: 55 A. M. Sharifzadeh St.
  • "Diaqnoz" Medical center
    Address: 38C Sarayevo St. Khatai district
  • Nasreddin Tusi clinic
    Address: 53, Hasanbey Zardabi St.
  • "Modern Hospital"
    Address: 85k, Babek Av.
  • Republic Diagnosis Center
    Address: 147 Tbilisi Av., Bak
  • "Bioloji Təbabət" Clinic
    Address: 110, S. J. Pishevari St., Nasimi district
  • LLC "Horev", "Buta" Clinic
    Address: 24A Yahya Bakuvi St., Narimanov district
In Ganja:
  • Abbas Sahhat Hospital
    Address: 8, Mammad Khalafov St.
  • "Ultralab" Ganja
    Address: Azerbaijan Bayragi St.
  • Inci Laboratory, Yeni Ganja Clinic
    Address: 23, 28 May St.
In Lankaran:
  • “Medican”
    Address: 71, 20 Yanvar St.
In Nakhchivan:
  • Nakhichevan Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology
    Address: Azerbaijan Mahallasi
In Sumgayit:
  • Baku Clinic (Sumgayit branch)
    Address: 1st Microregion, N. Narimanov St., Sumgayit