Advises to travellers

Please arm yourselves with financial means necessary for your stay in its entirety. Before your departure, inquire about your weekly bank authorized credit limit.

If you travel with 10 000 Euros or more, you must declare this amount to the customs before the departure.

Keep a photocopy of your journey documents at your residence place (in case of loss or theft) and bring at least two passport photos.
On the site, you can store these documents in complete safety by creating a personal and free space. Your identity documents will be always available in case of theft or of loss. In case of loss or of theft, you will have to inform the local police.

The consular departments can emit from then on a new identity document or a journey document. This procedure is usually subject to charges.

Useful numbers and information in Moscow

Embassies and consulates address and phone number in Russia

Us Embassy in Moscow

Ambassador: Michael A. McFaul

Address: Bolshoy Deviatinsky Pereulok No. 8 – Moscow 121099
Phone: +7 (495) 728-5000
Fax: 7( 495 ) ] 728-5090
Web site:

British embassy in Moscow

Ambassador: Tim Barrow

Address: Smolenskaya Naberezhnaya 10, Moscow 121099
Phone: (7) (495) 956 7200Fax: (7) (495) 956 7201
Web site:

Belgian embassy in Moscow

Ambassador: Guy Trouveroy

Address: Ulitsa Malaya Moltchanovka, 7
Phone:   +7 495 780 03 31
Fax : +7 495 780 03 32
Web site: (Nederlands), (Français)

Emergency Phone Numbers

Fire brigades 01
Police 02
Ambulance 03
Gas emergencies 04

International SOS

Address: Orlovsky per ., 7, third floor. Metro “prospect Mira”
Phone: (495 ) 937-6477
Web site:

European medical center

Address: Spiridonievsky per ., 5, bvd.1
Metro: Barrikadnya
Phone: (495 ) 933-6655
Web site:

American medical center

Address: Ostozhenka 8, bld.3. Metro “Kropotkinskaya”
Phone: (495 ) 695 1915
Web site:


The local inhabitants stop private cars motioning to the driver, and negotiate the price. For the foreign travellers, this can have repercussion on their safety and then, is not recommended.

The official taxi companies in Moscow

City Taxi – Phone: (495 ) 971-5300, 225-9225
Web site: (Russian and English)

Taxi 749 – Phone: (495 ) 749-3414
Web site: (Russian and English)

Taxi 232 – Phone: (495 ) 232-1111
Web site: (Russian and English)

Car rental

Address: airport Sheremetyevo II, Metro “Dobrininskay”, “Oktyabrskaya”.
Phone: (495 ) 578-8425, ( 952 ) 046-9949 4-th Dobrinskiy per ., 8, first floor

Address: Leningradskoe shosse, 16, bld.9, Metro “Voykovskaya”
Phone: (495 ) 937-3274, 956-1621

Address: Malaya Pirogovskaya, 16, office 12, Metro “Sportivnaya”
Phone: (95 ) 926-9109
Web site: (Russian and English)