Entry and exit to the territory of the Russian FederationCitizens of Ukraine are governed by the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Ukraine on visa-free travel of citizens of both countries on January 16, 1997 (as amended and supplemented on October 30, 2004 and February 20, 2007).
Despite the events in Ukraine related to the coup d'état, the Agreement between the governments of Russia and Ukraine remains unchanged.
What documents may be required at the border
To enter the Russian citizen of UkrainePassport is not needed. It is enough to present a passport of a citizen of Ukraine or another document proving the identity on the border. In this case, it is necessary to fill in the migration card at the checkpoint, which must be kept before departure from Russia.
To avoid problems with the Russian border service, the passport must meet the following requirements:
- the passport must be without significant damage-
- New photos should be pasted in 20 and 45 years-
- It is desirable that the name, first name and patronymic were printed, and not written by hand.
If the civil passport does not meet at least one of the requirements, it is better to take a passport with you. If you do not have one, you can use another ID and citizenship.
List of documents required for a trip to theRussia from Ukraine, listed in the list of documents, which is attached to the above Agreement between the governments. It should be noted that the list of documents was reduced in 2007. The list of additional documents proving the identity includes:
- diplomatic passport-
- service passport-
- seafarer's identity card-
- Identification of the crew member of the aircraft.
From the list of documents for entry, exit andMovement on the territory of the RF citizens of Ukraine, all passports of the former USSR, ID cards of an officer, a general (admiral) and ensign (midshipman), as well as a military ticket are excluded.
What documents are needed to travel with children
To travel to Russia from Ukraine with children up to the age of 16, it is necessary to bring their birth certificates with them.
If the child goes without parents (with one of the parents), you need to have permission from the parent (s), certified by the notary.
When traveling to Russia by train that crosses the borders of Belarus, a travel document is required for the child.
Do we need temporary registration in Russia?
In Russia, citizens of Ukraine are exempt from temporary registration, if the period of stay on its territory does not exceed 90 days. The next visit to Russia will be possible in 180 days.
If the three-month period of stay without temporary registration is exceeded, this will entail a ban on entry into the territory of the Russian Federation within 3 years from the date of departure from Russia.
In Russia and when leaving the country,Migration cards. Are issued on all entering, irrespective of age. It is necessary to check the imposition of a stamp with the date and place of entry into the Russian Federation. You can not lose a card.
For citizens of Ukraine to stay in Russia for more than 90 days, it is necessary to register a temporary alien.