F.A.Q

Tourism

Fans and guests of the 2018 World Cup in Kazan have access to the 24/7 hotline of the Rostrebnadzor Central Consultation Centre (during the period from May 15 – August 15) on 8-800-555-49-43 (calls are free to numbers registered within the Russian Federation).

Currency

The main unit of currency in Russia is the ruble RUB.

The official offices of banks are the best places to change money. The exchange rate is set by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.

Migration registration

No. If the hotel or hostel is operating officially, an employee at reception will do this for you when you check in.

Any foreign citizen entering the Russian Federation must register at a migration centre within 3 days.

In Kazan, this can be done in the migration centres at:

  • 8 ul. Chekhova (main)
  • 77 ul. Gavrilova

If you lose your migration card, you can get a copy of it:

The departments of the Federal Migration Service in Kazan: 39 ul. Pobezhimova (Aviastroitelniy district); 2/5 ul. Bogatyreva (Kirovskiy district); 52 ul. P. Lumumby (Sovetskiy district); 91 ul. Gagarina (Moscovskiy district); 26 ul. Vosstaniya (Novo-Savinovskiy district); 14 ul. Komarova (Privolzhkiy district); 8 ul. Chekhova (main).

Accommodation

There will be an accommodation hotline for guests of Kazan during the World Cup on 8 800 350 27 71

Transportation

Large truck restrictions will be introduced on 1 June 2018–10 July 2018 from 5:00 to 1:00 the following day for vehicles whose permissible mass exceeds 5 tons, vehicles carrying dangerous, voluminous and heavy goods on the territory of "Big Kazan Ring" (Decision No. 1425, adopted on 18.04.2018 by the Executive Committee of Kazan).