Medical insurance is a supplementary requirement which is valid only for the citizens of certain foreign sates. Officially this requirement is based on the principle of reciprocity - medical insurance is required at those states that made it a mandatory requirement for Russian citizens entering their territory to have a medical insurance policy.

This requirement has become even more ambiguous after Decree 241 was published [ » more ], which excluded medical insurance from the list of the documents required at the Russian Consulates/Embassies abroad. However, this centralized regulations has not yet taken effect in all Russian consulates. To find out if you will need a medical insurance, please contact your nearest Russian Consulate/Embassy and clarify this point.

Note: Absence of medical insurance can be a reason for rejection of a visa application. It is at that of no importance, from which country the applicants are entering Russia. If you were not able to contact your Consulate and find out whether this requirement is applicable to you, please apply for advice and/or help to an authorized Russian travel agent in your country.

This requirement does not extend to citizens of Schenghen states, Israel, Estonia and Finland who:


Below we provide the list of insurance companies accredited by Russian Consulates abroad for providing medical policies for travelers.

State
Insurance Companies
Austria
1. Allianz Elementar Versicherungs-AG;
2. Allianz Elementar Lebensversicherungs-AG;
3. ELVIA Reiseversicherungs-Gesellschaft;
4. ELVIA Assistance GmbH;
5. Europaeishe Reiseversicherung AG;
6. GARANT Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft;
7. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Belgium
1. AGF/Assubel Holding;
2. Compagnie Europeenne d’Assurance des Marchandises et des Bagages S.A;
3. DKV International S.A. d’Assurance;
4. ELVIA Socie te d’Assurances de Voyages;
5. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Bulgaria
1. Jupiter Insurance Company
China
1. The representative of “Ingosstrakh” Insurance Company in China (Ingosstrakh insurance policies).
Denmark
1. Europaeiske Rejseforsikring A/S.
Estonia
1. Baltic Insurance Company Ltd.;
2. AS EESTI Kindlustus;
3. AS Inges Kindlustus;
4. Leks Kindlustus Ltd;
5. Nordika Kindlustus;
6. Seesam International Insurance Company Ltd.
Finland
1. A-Vakuutus Mutual Insurance Company;
2. Enterprise Fennia (Yritta ja in Fennia);
3. Eurooppalainen Insurance Company Ltd.;
4. Ingosstrakh-Helsinki General Representation;
5. La hivakuutus (Local Insurance Mutual Company).
6. Omsesidiga Forsakringsbolaget Svensk-Finland (Svensk-Finland Mutual Insurance Company);
7. Tapiola General Mutual Insurance Company;
8. The Employees’ Mutual Insurance Company TURVA.
France
1. Allianz Assurances;
2. ELVIA Socie te d’Assurances de Voyages;
3. L’Europe enne d’Assurances;
4. GARANT Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft;
5. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Germany
1. ADAC-Schutzbrief Versicherungs-AG;
2. Allianz Versicherung-AG;
3. Bayerische Versicherungsbank AG;
4. Deutscher Ring Krankenversicherungsverein a.G.;
5. DKV Deutsche Krankenversicherung AG;
6. ELVIA Reiseversicherungs Gesellschaft;
7. Europaeishe Reiseversicherung AG;
8. Frankfurter Versicherungs-AG;
9. Hanse-Merkur Krankenversicherung a.G.;
10. Hanse-Merkur Raiseversicherung a.G.;
11. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG;
12. Vereinte Krankenversicherung AG;
13. Vereinte Versicherung AG;
14. Vereinte Lebensversicherung AG;
15. Victoria Krankenversicherung.
Greece
1. Allianz General Insurance Company S.A.;
2. Topmar Shipping Corporation (Ingosstrakh insurance policies).
Hong Kong
1. The representative of “Ingosstrakh” Insurance Company in China (Ingosstrakh insurance policies).
India
1. Episcan Overseas.
Israel
1. Shirbit Insurance Agencies LTD.
Italy
1. Allianz-Ras Tutela Giudizaria S.p.A.;
2. Allianz Subalpina S.p.A.;
3. C.E.A. - Compagnia Europea d’Assicurazione S.p.A.;
4. ELVIA Assistance S.p.A.;
5. ELVIA Service S.r.I.;
6. ELVIA Societa di Assicurazioi di Viaggi;
7. Filo Diretto Assicurazioni;
8. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Japan
1. Tokio Non-Marine & Fire Insurance;
2. Yasuda Non-Marine & Fire Insurance.
Latvia
1. SAO «Balva».
Lithuania
1. SAO«Baltik-Garant».
Luxembourg
1. DKV Luxemburg S.A.;
2. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Mongolia
1. Mongol Daatgal (Ingosstrakh insurance policies);
2. Torgon Zam-Daatgal;
3. The representative of “VostSibRosso” Insurance Company (Ingosstrakh insurance policies).
Netherlands
1. Allianz Europe Ltd;
2. ELVIA Reisverzekering Maatschappij;
3. ELVIA Assistance B.V.;
4. Europeesche Verzekeringen;
5. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG;
6. N.V. Verzekeringsmaatschapij Rijnmond.
Norway
1. Europeiske Reiseforsikring A/S
Portugal
1. ELVIAssist Servicos de Assistencia LDA.;
2. Portugal Previdente Companhia de Seguros (RAS);
3. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG.
Spain
1. Allianz-RAS Seguros y Reaseguros, S.A.;
2. Compania Europea de Seguros S.A.;
3. ELVIASEG S.A.;
4. MAPFRE Assistencia;
5. Previasa;
6. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG;
7. Torre Allianz RAS.
Sweden
1. Europeiska Fo rsa kringsaktiebolaget.
Switzerland
1. ELVIA Reiseversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG.
Turkey
1. The representative of “Ingosstrakh” Insurance Company in Turkey (Ingosstrakh insurance policies).
UK
1. Schwarzmeer und Ostsee Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft SOVAG


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