Transportation of weapons

Transportation of Weapons, Ammunitions, and Impact Munitions

Attention! On the basis of item 6 of the Order of the President of the Russian Federation “On ensuring safety during XXIX Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk” dated as of February 20, 2019, for the period from February 21 to March 15, 2019 there shall be used enhanced security measures in city of Krasnoyarsk and Berezovskiy and Emelyanovskiy regions of Krasnoyarsk territory, including prohibited turnover of:
  • circulation of civil and service weapons and ammunition to it (except for exhibiting, recording, storing and withdrawing civil and service weapons and ammunition to it, transferring, transporting, using, importing and exporting sporting firearms and ammunition to it from Russia in order to prepare and conduct all-Russian and international sports competitions in shooting sports, as well as the transfer, carrying, transportation and use of civil and service weapons and ammunition to it on-duty Employees of legal entities with special statutory tasks entrusted to them by federal law with their official duties to protect the life and health of citizens, property, nature and natural resources, valuable and dangerous goods, special correspondence);
  • explosives as well as explosive-based products (except for storage and withdrawal thereof);
  • toxical substances included into the list of toxical substances for purposes of Article 234 and other articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (except for storage and withdrawal thereof and in cases such substances are part of medications registered in the Russian Federation).

Weapons, ammunitions, and impact munitions (the “Weapons”) shall be carried in accordance with laws and federal legislation of Russian Federation, laws of other countries, and international treaties signed by Russian Federation.

If a flight route crosses a state border, Passengers are entitled to store and carry weapons in Russia shall agree such issue with competent authorities of a respective country beforehand, to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations and be issued a permission to enter such country with weapons.

TRules for enter/leaving from Russian Federation with weapons are established by Order of Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs of 28 April 2012 No. 378 “On Approval of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation Administrative Regulation for Issuing to Russian Federation Citizen the Permission to Enter or Leave from Russian Federation with Civil or Honorary Weapon and Related Ammunition".

Foreign citizens, in accordance with Federal Law dated 13 December 1996 No. 150-FZ “On Weapons” may enter Russia with sports or hunting weapons, providing invitation from a legal entity licensed for hunting and hunting contract with such legal entity or sports event invitation and the permit from Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Electric shockers and spark arresters made by domestic manufacturers relate to civil weapons and shall be carried in accordance with general procedure stated for weapons.
When carrying shocker(s), Passenger needs to have at hand it`s (their) specifications, to enable policemen check compliance with Russian Federation standards and regulations. Electric shockers and spark arresters made by non-domestic manufacturers shall not be used in Russia and their carriage is forbidden.

Weight of ammunition carried by air shall not exceed 5 kg per passenger. Air guns with their muzzle energy exceeding 3J relate to civil weapons and shall be carried in accordance with the general procedure stated for weapons. When carrying air guns with their muzzle energy exceeding 7.5J and caliber exceeding 4.5 mm, Passenger needs to have the license to carry and store weapons.

Ammunition for gas weapons and containers with lachrymatory (irritating) agents are forbidden for carriage.

Documents required for transportation of weapons

— identity document,
— certificate of carry and storage of weapons,
— applicable permit to enter/transfer/leave in Russian Federation with weapons (for international flights).

Passengers entitled to store and carry weapons shall transfer them to Carrier’s authorized officer before registration. Statement of Weapon Acceptance for Flight shall be executed by airport security office.

At a destination airport, Passenger will receive his/her weapons from the airport’s security officer upon submission above mentioned documents.

Weapons not claimed at a destination airport shall be transferred by airport’s security officer to the police.

Transportation tariff

Baggage category Excess Category Between Russian cities Between Yerevan and Russian Between Russian and CIS (except the Russian Federation and Yerevan) Between Russia and Europe 1 Between Russia and Africa, Middle East, Asia 2 Between the Russian Federation and the Western Hemisphere 3 Between all countries of the world (except the Russian Federation and the CIS)
Firearms 1 place until
– 10 kg
– 15 kg between Yerevan and Russia
untill 203 см
6000 ₽100 €
100/113 €/$

1 — Poland, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Albania, Belgium, France.
2 — Tanzania, Tunisia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Qatar, Yemen, Thailand, Vietnam, China, India, Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan , Singapore, Malaysia, Macau, Burma, Mongolia, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Brunei.
3 — Mexico, Jamaica, Dominican Rep., Cuba.

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