Mandatory vaccination for service sector employees in Moscow


On June 15, 2021, the Chief Sanitary Doctor of Moscow signed a Decree on the mandatory vaccination of employees working in the organizations and individual entrepreneurs operating in the field of:

  • trade;
  • beauty industry (beauty and SPA salons, fitness centers, swimming pools, etc.);
  • consumer services, housing, utilities and energy;
  • catering services;
  • client departments of financial and postal organizations;
  • public transport;
  • education, health care, social protection and social services;
  • organization of cultural, entertainment and sports events.

The Decree obliges the directors of these organizations and individual entrepreneurs to organize vaccination against COVID-19 for at least 60% of employees working under labor and civil contracts by 15.07.2021 with the first component of a two-component vaccine (or a single-component vaccine) and by 15.08.2021 with the second component when using the two-component vaccine.

From  July 1 to 15, 2021, organizations and individual entrepreneurs covered by the Decree must submit vaccination reports electronically via their personal accounts on, the official website of the Government of Moscow.