What documents are needed at the border?

Olga Lysenko
Olga Lysenko
January 21, 2013
What documents are needed at the border?

The tourist interests of Russians do not stand still, and more and more travelers are trying to go abroad. When traveling to another country, the following documents may be required when crossing the border:

  • International passport.
  • Visa.
  • A completed declaration, if necessary.

In addition, you may need other documents to travel abroad. At the same time, border guards may request to confirm your intentions to stay in the country whose visa you have. This can be a confirmation of your reservation at the hotel, or an invitation from the company (if this is a business trip). In addition, you need to know where the hotel or company, their addresses and phone numbers.

You may also need medical insurance, while for each person you need your own policy. When traveling by car, you will need to show a green card (insurance policy for the car), a technical passport and an international driver's license, and care should be takenso that the CTP policy does not end by the time you return from your trip, so that there are no problems when you cross the border back. When crossing the border in a car owned by another person, you must present a notarized power of attorney, which must indicate the right to go abroad. If the owner is in the car, then no power of attorney is needed. The TRP ticket is not required, but in case of an accident, inspectors may require confirmation of the passage of technical inspection.

Border guards have the right to demand the presentation of a return ticket or a ticket for the continuation of the route, if the transit is through the country. This is done in order to confirm your desire to go back and not to stay in the country illegally. In addition, they may require proof of solvency, in the countries of the Schengen zone, this amounts to 50 euros per day per person. To confirm it is enough to show a cash or bank card issued in your name. It does not matter what account is open on a bank card. Calculations will be made at the bank rate that issued the card.Export from the Russian Federation of amounts not exceeding 10 thousand dollars does not require a declaration, and when traveling to Europe - 10 thousand euros.

Required documents for the child

When a child travels abroad, documents are submitted for each child:

  • Birth certificate (original).
  • Passport with a visa for each child and health insurance.
  • Notarized consent of the spouse to leave the child, if the child is accompanied by one of the parents.
  • If the child goes unaccompanied, consent may be required from each spouse.

In general, you should know in advance what documents are needed at the border when traveling to a particular country. Properly executed and prepared documents will save a lot of time when crossing the border.

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