Foreign citizens who have arrived to the Russian Federation with e-visas can visit one of the regions: the Far East, Kaliningrad region, St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

Electronic visa to Russia is:

  • Fast. An e-visa is issued within 4 calendar days, including weekends and bank holidays.
  • Easy. There is no need for any invitations or confirmations. Just fill in the application form on the website.
  • Convenient. There is no need to waste your free time or working hours to visit the consular agency during its business hours. The website works 24/7.
  • Free. You do not need to pay for anything to obtain an e-visa.

E-visa characteristics of and conditions for issuing an e-visa

E-visa is a single-entry visa and issued for 30 calendar days from the date of its issuance. The permitted stay in the Russian Federation with an e-visa is up to 8 days starting from the date of entry, within its validity period. E-visa validity and/or the permitted stay under it cannot be extended.

You can fill in an application form for an e-visa on this website not earlier than 20 days and no later than 4 days before the intended date of entry into the Russian Federation.

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 июньs from the date you applied for an e-visa. Your passport must have free space for border crossing stamps.

E-visas can be of the following categories only:

  • ordinary business visa (purpose of journey is business),
  • ordinary tourist visa (purpose of journey is tourism),
  • ordinary humanitarian visa (purposes of journey are sports, cultural, scientific and technological ties).

Foreign citizens should leave the territory of the Russian Federation only through checkpoints of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation which they entered.

How does it work?

  1. Fill in an e-visa application form
  2. Get an e-visa grant notification on the website or by email
  3. Print out the notification or download it to your mobile device
  4. Show the notification to a transport company employee
  5. Show the notification to a Border Service officer at the border crossing point

E-visa application form
E-visa application form
Фото: © evisa.kdmid.ru

E-visa to Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region

Starting from October 1, 2019, nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints located in the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

PLEASE NOTE: Entry and exit on an e-visa by means of rail transport is currently unavailable.

The crossing points:

  • By plane: Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo)
  • By car/bus: Ivangorod, Torfyanovka, Brusnitchnoe, Svetogorsk
  • On foot: Ivangorod (Checkpoint between Russia and Estonia)
  • By ship/ferry: Vysotsk, Big port of Saint Petersburg (Marine station section), Passenger port Saint Petersburg

E-visa to Kaliningrad region

Starting from July 1, 2019, nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through the border crossing points, located in the territory of the Kaliningrad region.

The crossing points:

  • By plane: airport Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo)
  • By car/bus: Bagrationovsk, Gusev, Mamonovo (Gzhekhotki), Mamonovo (Gronovo), Morskoye, Pogranichnyy, Sovetsk, Chernyshevskoye
  • By train: Mamonovo, Sovetsk
  • By ship/ferry: Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad (Baltiysk), Kaliningrad (Svetly)

The list of foreign States whose nationals can apply for e-visa to St Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast / Kaliningrad Oblast:

  • Austria
  • Andorra
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Vatican
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Denmark
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Qatar
  • Cyprus
  • China (including Taiwan)
  • The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • North Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey
  • Philippines
  • Finland
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Estonia
  • Japan

E-visa to the Russian Far East

Starting from August 8, 2017, nationals of 18 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through the border crossing points, located in the territory of the Far East.

The crossing points:

  • By plane: Anadyr (Ugolny), Blagoveschensk, Vladivostok (Knevichy), Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo), Ulan-Ude (Mukhino), Khabarovsk (New), Chita (Kadala), Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Khomutovo)
  • By car/bus: Poltavka, Turiy Rog.
  • By train: Makhalino, Pogranichny, Khasan
  • By ship/ferry: Vladivostok, Zarubino, Korsakov, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Posiet

The list of foreign States whose nationals can apply for e-visa:

  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Brunei
  • India
  • Iran
  • Qatar
  • China (including Taiwan)
  • The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Mexico
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • Oman
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Japan
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