Moving to Russia

Moving to Russia


You are moving to Russia. Atlas Movers will get you there.

Are you thinking of moving to Russia? The beautiful and diverse landscapes offer perfect conditions to emigrate to this big country. Russia is a great country with gorgeous scenery, larger and smaller cities and breathtaking nature. It is a fun prospect but with some rules and requirements. So it is recommended to use a professional moving company.

That’s why Atlas International Movers is the perfect partner for you! We help you move carefree from and to Russia. At Atlas International Movers we know that moving can be a big task. That is why we want to take this task off your hands.

Thanks to our many years of experience and good collaboration with our local partners, moving to Russia is a totally hassle-free process. Whether you live across the northern pacific ocean, Poland or the Czech Republic; we will take all your worries off your hands when moving to Russia. We offer you personal support during this exciting step of moving to Russia.

Moving to Russia? What do you have to arrange yourself?

If you want to move to Russia, it’s important you have the right visa. The right visa for you will depend on a number of factors such as the reason you’re moving to Russia (study or work), what your nationality is and how long you intend to stay in Russia. 

Where can I get help about visas in Russia? Well, the easiest place with the most correct information is the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation website. Here you will find all the information about the different types of visas available and their eligibility and requirements. You can also apply for an e-visa on their specialized website.

Can I become a Russian Citizen?

In short, yes! Some visas are a pathway to becoming eligible for Russian citizenship. There are multiple options on becoming a Russian citizen. For foreign nationals, naturalization is the only option. You must meet the criteria before you apply. For more information on how to become a Russian national, contact the municipality where you live or visit this website on Russian citizenship. On this page you will find all the information about where to apply for your citizenship, the different criteria and how long it will take!

You are moving to Russia, what’s next?

So your relocation to Russia is through, you already have a job offer in this country and you have a work visa. It is important to make the relocation to Russia as smooth as possible, that’s why Atlas is the perfect moving company for your relocation. Why else is moving to Russia right for you? Well, expats living in this country enjoy many benefits of going to Russia including a nice quality of living, good worklife balance, and decent work benefits from employers.

Russia also has a strong economy, with a lot of opportunities and a perfect country to live as an expat. But you’re not going to Russia just to work!

These are some of the most beautiful places you must visit whilst staying in Russia:

Furthermore, Russia is a country that’s as diverse as it is beautiful. There are many gorgeous places to visit. If you’re moving to Russia and you have the means and the time, we recommend that you should visit these places:

  • Saint Basil’s Cathedral
  • Hermitage Museum 
  • Moscow Kremlin 
  • Suzdal
  • Lake Baikal

Of course there is so much to see and you don’t have to do everything at once. That is the beauty of living in Russia, there is always something new to discover. Do you want to know more about the country and all that it has to offer? Have a look at their tourism website!

Living in Russia

Moving to Russia is exciting and new for expats. But living in Russia also comes with certain rules and guidelines. Russian etiquette. It can be different for some expats moving to Russia. Russia is a modest country, with very friendly people living in it. There is a strong, collective spirit in Russia coming from their history of being an agricultural community, and their political history. That’s why Russians are very proud of their cultural heritage and their country.

There are some things expats find shocking or different about living In Russia. Luckily there are multiple websites dedicated to make living in Russia easier for expats. If you want more information about Russian culture and social etiquette, try this website. You’ll find loads of useful information about Russia.

Moving to Russia, how do we proceed?

The process of moving to Russia is different for every client, it depends on which country you’re moving from and what you are going to be doing there. But nevertheless Atlas International Movers will help you through the entire process! Our employees or our partners’ employees will pack your household goods in seaworthy packaging, after which they will be transported by sea, while small consignments will be sent by air. They will also visit you at your home in your current country, and they will discuss with you what is required in order to emigrate to Russia. A detailed inventory will be made and they will explain to you the specific rules for the customs clearance of your belongings, to ensure you are fully prepared for moving to Russia.

Thanks to our many years of experience and good collaboration with our local partners, we will ensure that you will have no surprises when moving to Russia. If you’re planning to move to Russia and you want us to help you move, you can request a free quote or use one of the options below:

A call request

A video survey

A survey form

If you are not really sure on what to choose, a call request is the easiest solution. That way we can answer all of your questions about moving to Russia! If you, like us, like to prepare for a relocation then you may find our checklist very helpful. It gives a timeline with tips on how to prepare yourself for your relocation! Download our checklist at the bottom of this page!

Relocating to Russia with your own relocation coordinator

Atlas International Movers guides your relocation from door to door. If you have any questions during the entire process, please contact your personal relocation coordinator. This person can answer all your questions about the move. This way you can prepare for your life in Russia without any problems. Still not sure if we’re the right company for you? Check out the reviews our customers wrote, we’re very proud of our satisfied clients!

If you would like storage for your household goods before, during or after moving to Russia, this is also possible. Click here for more information about inventory storage at Atlas. If you want to know more about Atlas International Movers, read more about our moving company here! If you are moving to Russia and you want to make an appointment with us or one of our partners, please feel free to contact us or view our website!

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