Migration cards, customs, and registration

While obtaining a valid Russian visa is the chief requirement you have to fulfill in order to travel to Russia, there are a few more minor formalities to go through on arrival, the paperwork for which is outlined with examples below.

  • Migration cardTo be filled in on arrival in Russia and kept with your passport until you depart.
  • Customs declarationOnly required if you are carrying any restricted items across Russian borders.
  • Registration formIssued to show that travellers are legally registered when staying in Russia.