Information for passengers

  • Immigration control

    Extracts from the legislative and other legal regulations of the Russian Federation on the procedure of passing through the state border.

    Law of the Russian Federation of 01.04.1993 №4730-1 "State border of the Russian Federation".

    Article 11. Agreement of the Russian Federation with a neighboring state may be a simplified procedure for crossing the state border of the Russian Federation citizens and neighboring states in terms of determining documents for departure from the Russian Federation and Entry into the Russian Federation.

    Access of people, vehicles, cargoes, goods and animals across the state border includes border control (check the grounds for crossing the state border of persons, vehicles, cargoes, goods and animals, inspection of vehicles, cargo and goods in order to detect and apprehend offenders crossing the state border, moving cargo, goods and animals, which are prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation to be imported to the Russian Federation, or export from the Russian Federation), and customs, and in the cases stipulated by international treaties of the Russian Federation and federal laws, and other controls. The list of other types of control exercised at checkpoints across the state border, established by the Government of the Russian Federation.

     

    Federal Law of August 15, 1996 N 114-FZ
    "Law on the procedure of Departure from the Russian Federation and Entry into the Russian Federation"

    Article 6. Visas and other entry permits availability control for citizens who enter a foreign country is the responsibility of the transport company (carrier of passengers), unless otherwise stipulated by an international treaty of the Russian Federation.

    Article 20. Minor citizen of the Russian Federation, as a rule, leaves the Russian Federation, in conjunction with at least one of the parents, adoptive parents or guardians. If a minor citizen of the Russian Federation leaves the Russian Federation without accompaniment, he should have notarized consent of these persons besides the passport, with the term of origin and the State (s) which is (are) he intends to visit.

    Article 21. If one of the parents, adoptive parents or guardians, declares its opposition to the exit from the Russian Federation of a minor citizen of the Russian Federation, the possibility of his departure from the Russian Federation are permitted in court.

    Article 25.3  Period of validity may be extended during the stay of a foreign citizen in the Russian Federation by the following federal authorities:

    1. The federal executive authority  with the functions of control and supervision in the field of migration, or a territorial authority, upon application in writing to a foreign citizen or at the request in writing to a public authority, local authority or entity;
    2. The federal executive authority  in charge of foreign affairs, upon application in writing to the agency  of Foreign Affairs of a foreign country, the diplomatic or consular mission of a foreign state in the Russian Federation or the international organization in the Russian Federation (verbal note);
    3. The representation of  the federal executive authority  in charge of foreign affairs, individuals within the border area, including a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation, at the written request of foreign citizen, or at the written request of public authority, local agency government or entity, or according to the written application to the diplomatic or consular mission of a foreign state in the Russian Federation or the international organization in the Russian Federation (verbal note);
    4. The border control authorities in accordance with federal law.

    Article 25.9. A foreign citizen or stateless person in case of Russian Federation entry must obtain and complete a migration card. The migration card is subject to change (return) at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation to the departure of the foreign citizen or stateless persons in the Russian Federation.

    Article 26. Russian Federation entry of a foreign citizen or stateless person may be refused if the foreign citizen or stateless person:

    1. at a checkpoint at the border of the Russian Federation violated the rules of crossing the state border of the Russian Federation, customs regulations;
    2. used fraudulent documents or reported false information about themselves or the purpose of their stay in the Russian Federation;
    3. have unexpunged or outstanding conviction for premeditated crimes in Russia or abroad, recognized as such in accordance with federal law;
    4. two or more times in three years, was subject to administrative liability in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation for administrative offenses in the territory of the Russian Federation;
    5. during his previous stay in the Russian Federation he or she evaded the  taxes or administrative penalty or did not reimburse the costs of administrative expulsion from the Russian Federation or deportation - prior to the dividend payment in full;

    Article 31. Transit through the territory of the Russian Federation without a visa are allowed to a foreign citizen or stateless person in cases where they:

    1. make a flight through  the territory of  the Russian Federation;
    2. making a flight by the plane of the international airlines with a transit at the airport of Russian Federation and have proper paperwork which gives the right to enter a country of destination and air ticket with confirmed date of departure from the airport transfer in the Russian Federation within 24 hours of arrival, with the exception a forced stop;
    3. live in a state which has an international treaty with Russian Federation
  • Customs

    Goods which must be declared to Customs

    In case of crossing the customs border of the Customs Union by air transport, the following articles shall be subject to declaring (passenger's customs declaration shall be filled in):

    1. Goods being imported, provided their customs value exceeds equivalent of EUR10 000 and (or) the total weight of which exceeds 50 kg;
    2.  Cash resources (banknotes, treasury notes, coins, excluding precious metal coins) and (or) cheque cards being imported and(or) exported, for the sum total exceeding USD 10 000 equivalent;
    3. Cash instruments (promissory notes, cashier's cheques, securities) being imported and (or) exported;
    4. Items of cultural value;
    5. Russian Federation rewards being exported;
    6. Animals and plants threatened with extinction, any parts thereof, as well as goods produced of them;
    7. Arms and weapons;
    8. Imported alcoholic beverages the quantity of which exceeds 3 liters;
    9. Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances in the form of medicines administered with the relevant evidencing documents;
    10. Radio-electronic equipment and (or) civilian high frequency facilities, including any built-in or being a part of other goods;
    11. Technical facilities with encryption functionality;
    12. Goods for personal use inherited with documental evidence of coming into the heritance in respect of such goods;
    13. Goods for personal use imported in accompanied baggage, provided the physical person moving the same has non-accompanied baggage;
    14. Other goods as fixed by the customs laws of the Customs Union.

     

    Duty-free importation

    The following goods for personal use can be brought into the Customs territory of the Customs Union without having to pay Customs payments them:

    1. If the Customs value of these goods does not exceed equivalent to 10,000 euros and (or) the overall weight does not exceed 50 kg;
    2. Alcoholic drinks and beer not more than 3 litres per one physical person reached the age of 18;
    3. Tobacco and tobacco products: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars (cigarills) or 250 gms tobacco or the specified items in variety with the overall weight 250 gms per one physical person reached the age of 18;
    4. Second-hand things brought into by refugees, forced migrants, migrants;
    5. The inherited goods provided documentary confirmation of the fact of inheriting these goods;
    6. Goods brought into by diplomats, employees of administrative and technical personnel of diplomatic representation or consulate and members of their families independently of Customs value and weight (provided documentary confirmation);
    7. Goods brought into by physical persons sent by the state bodies for work abroad in a foreign country if the duration of their stay beyond the Customs territory of the Customs Union is not less than 11 months independently of Customs value and weight (provided documentary confirmation);
    8. Goods brought into by physical persons who lived abroad temporarily not less than 1 year (provided documentary confirmation) if the Customs value of these goods does not exceed the amount equivalent to 5,000 euros;
    9. Goods brought back into the Customs territory of the Customs Union in an unchanged condition provided confirming that they were taken out from the territory of the Customs Union;
    10. Items of Cultural Value if they are related to these in accordance with the legislation of the States-members of the Customs Union;
    11. Urns with the ashes of a dead body, coffins with bodies (remains) of the dead;
    12. Used goods brought temporarily by foreign physical persons into the Customs territory of the Customs Union.  

     

    Unified Duty Rates

    When the goods for personal use are brought into the Customs territory of the Customs Union by physical persons the following rates of Customs payments are applied:

    1. a 30% single rate of Customs value of the goods but not less than 4 euros per 1 kg of the weight in the excessive part of the value allowance equivalent to 10, 000 euros and (or) the weight allowance of 50 kg – in case the goods for personal use are brought into and their Customs value exceeds the sum equivalent to 10, 000 euros and (or) their weight exceeds 50 kg;
    2. the overall Customs payment – in case indivisible goods for personal use are brought into;
    3. a single rate of 22 euros per 1 litre in case ethyl alcohol under 5 litres is brought into;
    4. a single rate of 10 euros per 1 litre for the part exceeding the quantitative allowance of 3 litres – in case of importing alcoholic drinks and beer in the quantity from 3 to 5 litres inclusively.
  • Vnukovo-3 access

    To get the car access to Vnukovo-3 terminal for picking up/dropping the passengers please send complete information with all the details: date of flight, time of arrival/departure, flight number or tail number, car plates and feedback information  to ops@vipport.ru  Please be informed that cars with transit plates are not allowed to Vnukovo-3 area.

  • Pets

    Please be informed that the pets (birds) should be accompanied and have the appropriate documents like veterinary certificate with all needed vaccinations.

    The pet (bird) should be shown to the veterinary control located at International Vnukovo Airport before the flight and get there all needed documents for the pet (bird).
    Please also note that items that may cause harm to the aircraft, persons or property on board the aircraft, animals and birds (except for pets (birds), insects, fish stocks, reptiles, rodents, guinea and sick animals, and objects and substances which air transportation as baggage is prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, and laws of the country of departure and arrival.

    Pets (birds) can be carried in the cabin of the aircraft with the consent of the carrier. 

  • Check-in

    According to the Federal Aviation Regulations “General Rules of Air transportation of passengers, baggage, cargo and requirements for passenger handling” please be informed about the following points:

    Point 80. Passengers should arrive at the airport beforehand for passing all established procedures for checking-in and baggage handling, screening and other requirements regarding immigration, customs and other control upon request according to Russian legislation.

    Point 83. For international flights all passengers should have travel documents or any other documents required according to legislation of the country which is the point of this passenger’s  departure or arrival.

    Point 102. Minor citizen of the Russian Federation, as a rule, leaves the Russian Federation, in conjunction with at least one of the parents, adoptive parents or guardians. If a minor citizen of the Russian Federation leaves the Russian Federation without accompaniment, he should have notarized consent of these persons besides the passport, with the term of origin and the State (s) which is (are) he intends to visit .

    Point 108. The passenger's responsibility to determine the possibility of transportation by air, based on the state of his health.

    Point 128. Each piece of checked baggage must have proper packaging to ensure his safety during shipping and handling and eliminates the possibility of injury to passengers, crew, and third party damage to the aircraft, baggage, other passengers or property. Baggage not meet the requirements of this paragraph shall not be allowed to be transported.

    Point 131. Weight of one piece of checked baggage must not exceed fifty kilo.

    Point 140. Items that may cause harm to the aircraft, persons or property on board the aircraft, animals and birds (except for pets (birds), insects, fish stocks, reptiles, rodents, guinea and sick animals, and objects and substances which air transportation as baggage is prohibited by the legislation of the Russian Federation, international treaties of the Russian Federation, and laws of the country of departure and arrival.

    Point 143.  Pets (birds) can be carried in the cabin of an aircraft with the consent of the carrier. During the carriage of pets (birds) the passenger must present the necessary documents stipulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation, international treaties and laws of the country of departure or arrival.