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Foreign health insurance for Russia

No entry into Russia without foreign health insurance!

But which insurance do I need? Where can I - if necessary - take out new insurance? And above all: How can I be sure that my current insurance is valid? We have answered all of your questions for you. If necessary, you can quickly take out valid insurance for your trip to Russia on our website. As a German citizen, you need a copy of the documents to apply for a visa.

You can take out health insurance directly on our website through our partners. We can then check all the data and have the opportunity to make changes at short notice and process the visa application for you quickly.

Important information about international health insurance

Foreign health insurance policies must contain the following information:

Necessary information on the insurance policy
  • Date of the conclusion of the contract
  • Insurance policy number
  • Name and first name of the insured person
  • With family insurance; explicit indication of the validity for the whole family
  • Information about the insurance company
  • Overview of insured medical services including ambulance transport, including repatriation in the event of death
  • The minimum coverage must be EUR 30,000
  • Territorial validity area (worldwide, including Russia)
  • Signature of the insurer


For the issuance of a single or double visa, it is necessary that the period of validity of the insurance policy covers the entire length of stay in Russia.

The length of stay of the first trip is decisive for obtaining a multiple visa.

Recognized health insurance for Russia from May 1st, 2018

A foreign health insurance for Russia has been concluded since May 1st, 2018. Important is that the above requirements are met. Above all, your international health insurance must have a Russia-wide validity and a Minimum coverage of € 30,000 cover. Below you will find an extract from insurance companies that offer foreign health insurance cover for Russia.

Take out HanseMerkur health insurance

HanseMerkur offers you optimal insurance cover for your stay in Russia. Book your international health insurance, your travel cancellation insurance or an all-round insurance package right here online.

to Hanse Merkur

Take out Travelsecure health insurance

Well protected in the event of illness - with TravelSecure you have a reliable insurance partner at your side. Health insurance - which is compulsory for a trip to Russia - is available with TravelSecure for as little as € 1.50 per day.

to Travelsecure

Take out ERV travel insurance

Regardless of whether you have international health insurance or travel cancellation insurance - ERV offers you the best protection abroad. With travel insurance taken out, you can travel more safely and carefree. Apply for the right ERV insurance right here.

to ERV travel insurance