It will be necessary for you to have a valid passport and a special Russian
hunting tourist visa to enter and depart from the country.
We will organise all the necessary documents and send you an official invitation,
which enables you to obtain a Russian visa in the Russian Federation embassy
located in your country.
We will meet you in the airport with a translator and help you to complete all
paperwork necessary to pass the customs and police control on entry.
We will give you all essential papers for the export of your hunting trophies
from Russia and for the import to your own country, including CITES permit and
You can visit Russia with your rifles or shotguns without any problems. We will
be responsible for all the formalities and will arrange the necessary receipt
of import and use permits. It can take up to 6 weeks to arrange the permits
so notification of make, model, serial number and calibre of your arms as soon
as possible is imperative. It is permitted to bring two firearms and up to 200
bullets or equipment of up to 5 kg
maximum. Also it is possible to purchase high-grade bullets in Russia. Your
firearms import permit will be given to you at the airport by one of our representatives
to enable you to pass the customs control.
You can bring your dogs into Russia by air. Your dogs should be tattooed and
have all necessary vaccinations and be inculcated against rabies not earlier
and not later than a month. You have to produce to the Russian
Customs controls an international transit certificate, a valid medical card,
and also a certificate of a rabies vaccination for veterinary inspection. In
the case of nonobservance of these conditions your dog can be placed in quarantine
and will remain there for the entire period of your stay in Russia.
Preparing for your journey
You will not require blankets, bedding or towels as we will supply you with
them. You should take the same warm clothing that you would generally be using
for hunting in wintertime in England, since temperature in autumn in the morning
may be to be close to zero. Take
- Waterproof Camo or Realtree Jacket and over trouser
- Waterproof or Wellington boots
- Mosquito repellents
- GPS (if avaliable)
- Sport suit
- Clothing for leisure
- Books, newspapers, etc.
Our hunting camps are located in very remote places, the nearest store is
20 km, therefore please do not forget anything you think you might need.