On the evening of 03. 04. 2021, on the 381st day after the border was closed, an order of the Government of the Russian Federation № 814 was published on the opening of the border for German citizens .
After a year's forced break, German colleagues will be able to come to Russia again - to exhibitions, business negotiations, meetings with customers or simply to their subsidiaries.
To enter the territory of the Russian Federation, German citizens must have a negative laboratory test by PCR in English or Russian, made no more than 72 hours before departure;
Entry to the territory of Russia is possible only by direct flight from Germany to Russia.
Note: For HQS and business visa holders who previously agreed upon their entry with the Russian profile ministry, the condition of entry through third countries applies.
For German citizens entering on a business visa to visit exhibitions, the 14-day quarantine is not provided;
The issuance of Russian business visas will be resumed. The procedure and the list of required documents can be found on the website of the Russian Embassy in Germany https://russische-botschaft.ru/de/consulate/visafragen/geschaftsvisum/ .
Enter to Germany is still possible for certain categories of people. To get the information please visit the website of the German embassy in Russia https://germania.diplo.de/ru-ru/aktuelles/-/2366106.