Banking, Mail and Telephone Services

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

Banking Services

Due to sanctions, it is impossible to use United States credit or debit cards in Russia. Be prepared with sufficient local currency for your expenses. The U.S. Embassy in Moscow cannot assist in international money transfers.