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Covid-19 vaccination

If you have Russian compulsory health insurance:

Compulsory health insurance (also known as OMS) is issued to foreign nationals only if they have a Russian passport, temporary residence permit, or permanent residence permit. Please do not confuse it with privately purchased medical insurance, or DMS. 

1. Prepare the following documents:

  • passport
  • compulsory health insurance
  • pension insurance certificate, also known as SNILS (issued by a local Pension Fund Office)

2. Sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination:

If you do not have compulsory health insurance:

Foreign nationals who do not have compulsory health insurance can be vaccinated with one-component Sputnik Light vaccine. Information about vaccination sites in Moscow can be found at mos.ru website.

Sputnik Light vaccination costs 1300 RUB.

Prepare the following documents:

  • international passport
  • Russian visa
  • pension insurance certificate, also known as SNILS (if applicable)
  • vaccination contract (can be filled in on site)

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a QR code?

You can obtain a digital certificate online at https://immune.mos.ru/ only after receiving the final dose of vaccine, taking a PCR test, or recovering from COVID-19 in Russia.

What should I do with my vaccination certificate?

If you have already been vaccinated against COVID-19, please attach your vaccination certificate in your personal account or in the HSE App X (App Store, Google Play).

Why do I need a QR-code?

A QR-code is required to visit the theatre and museum, go to a concert or any public event with over 500 people (please check the entrance rules beforehand). Your QR code confirms that you are vaccinated agaist COVID-19. We recommend you to save it on your phone or print it out. 

What should I do if my certificate was not found on immune.mos.ru?

If you cannot get your QR-code, contact the technical support of mos.ru, describe your problem and attach a copy of the vaccination certificate. You can also contact the vaccination site where you were vaccinated.

What are the contraindications to vaccination?

Vaccination is not recommended to: 

- participants in clinical trials

- underaged

- people with acute respiratory infections 

- people with acute chronic illness

- those who had any vaccination within the last 30 days