Moving to Russia

Moving your items to Russia

Are you planning to emigrate to Russia? Transpack is specialised in international removals of belongings and your entire household to various destinations in Russia. You can move from Amsterdam to Moscow for as little as €1245.

Calculate the costs online without any obligation and get a tailor-made quotation for your move to Russia.

Rusland in a nut shell:


Population141 million
CurrencyRussian Rouble
Officiële talenRussian

Moving to Russia

When moving to Russia, our experienced team can help you ship your belongings. Transport to Russia, based on the location, is possible by lorry or by plane. Please note that strict customs requirements apply to the import of your belongings and you will need to pay taxes in almost all cases. A Transpack employee can inform you about the required documents and what you should take into account.

The costs of moving to Russia

The cost of road transport is much less than air transport. In addition, it is also highly inadvisable to use air transport for large consignments; only very small removals and those required at short notice are advisable.

AmsterdamMoskou€ 1245,-Request a quote

How long will my possessions be on their way to Russia?

Every two weeks, our preferred partner for all Russian shipments is at our warehouse in the Netherlands. This ensures that the average removal time from the Netherlands to Russia is 3 weeks, including customs clearance at the border. Please note that this average time is for shipments to the Moscow and St. Petersburg region, other locations can be advised on request.

Tips for emigrating to Russia

Moving to Russia is an exciting adventure. This huge country has a variety of nature and climate. Especially the cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow are popular places to move to. There are a number of things that are important before you can start your new chapter in Russia and we would like to help you with this.

Do I need a visa for Russia?

Please contact the consulate or embassy of your own country for what is needed to live or work in Russia. Our Eurohome Relocation Specialists can also help you arrange a visa.

What should you take with you when you emigrate to Russia?

To help you prepare for your trip, we have put together some tips for you. Make sure that documents, keys, medicines, jewellery and other important items are not included in your shipment. You should always take these items with you personally.


ClothingIt is important to bring appropriate clothing to Russia. It can get extremely cold in Russia, reaching temperatures of minus 40 degrees Celsius. However, the average summer days are fine in terms of temperature. It is important to wear layers of clothing.
Travel plug
The electricity voltage in Russia is about 220 Volts and the frequency is 50 Hertz. You will need a (world) adapter if you are taking electrical appliances with you
MedicinesCheck whether your medication is available in Russia and the maximum amount you are allowed to take with you. Also check if you need a medical certificate for taking medication on a trip.
Carry important documents such as passport, visa documents etc. in your hand luggage – make copies too.
Personal items
Think of your favourite toiletries, things that remind you of home and other things you can’t afford to be without.
Tip: pack a spare set of clothes in your hand luggage in case your checked luggage is delayed or lost.

If you have any questions about your move to Russia, please feel free to contact us.