Federal Service for Supervision of Transport

The Federal Transport Inspectorate (Rostransnadzor) was established Order of the President of the Russian Federation No 314 “On the system and structure of the federal executive authorities” on 9 March 2004. It is a federal executive authority that has control (supervision) of civil aviation, use of the airspace of the Russian Federation, air navigation support to aircraft using the airspace of the Russian Federation, aerospace search and rescue, sea (including seaports), inland water and railway transport, motor and urban surface electric transport (except for traffic safety), industrial transport and road infrastructure, as well as transport safety in this field and in the underground railway.

IMG_3665 Saritskiy Sergey Nikolaevich,
Acting leader of the

Federal service for supervision in the sphere of transport

Deputy managers

Фото 3 Ахохов


Akhokhov Aslanbek Chelimatovich
Chertok Vladimir Borisovich


The Service is guided by federal laws, orders and decrees of the Russian President and Government and by international conventions, regulations, memorandums, resolutions of the assemblies of the International Civil Aviation Organization and International Maritime Organization (ICAO and IMO) on the international level.

Control and supervision are exercised by state inspectors of Rostransnadzor who have the authority to:

  • Give legal entities, officials or physical persons compulsory directions about elimination of revealed violations;
  • Hold up vehicles;
  • Report matters for court action so that decision is made to dismiss officials including heads of enterprises;
  • Suspend activities of a legal entity via court for a time period of up to three months.

Rostransnadzor is a unit of the RF Ministry of Transport.

Rostransnadzor has powers in:

  • Sea and inland water, railway transport and automobiles;
  • Civil aviation;
  • Road infrastructure;
  • Transport safety.

Rostransnadzor issues permits, as well as suspends, restricts or annuls them.