From May 20, 2022, individuals can buy any foreign currency in cash without restrictions, except for dollars and euros

The Bank of Russia, in its Information dated May 19, 2022, announced another easing of the temporary procedure for operations with foreign currency in cash. From May 20, 2022, banks are allowed to sell any cash foreign currency to citizens without restrictions, with the exception of US dollars and euros.

At the same time, the current restrictions on the sale of cash US dollars and euros remain. So, until September 9, 2022, individuals can only buy those US dollars and euros that have been received at the cash desks of banks since April 9, 2022. Previously, these restrictions applied to all types of cash currency.