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Russia eVisa

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About The Russian eVisa

General Information

If you’re planning a trip to Russia, the Russian eVisa may be the perfect option for you.

This visa is required for a majority of foreign citizens who intend to visit the Kaliningrad or St Petersburg and Leningrad region.

It is only suitable for those travelling to Russia for tourist, business or humanitarian purposes (sports, scientific, cultural or technological).

This is a single-entry visa that remains valid for up to 30 days from the date it is approved.

During the validity period, you can remain in Russia for up to eight days.


You can apply for this visa if:

  • You must hold a valid passport from an eligible country
  • You intend to visit Kaliningrad region OR St Petersburg & Leningrad region
  • You are entering and exiting throught the approved air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints
  • Your stay doesn’t exceed 8 days

In order to apply for the Russia e-visa, you will be required to provide a number of documents. These may include:

  • Completed application form
  • A valid passport
  • One photo, taken within the past 6 months, showing current appearance.
Russia eVisa Processing Time

The processing time for Russian eVisa is 4 days from the day your visa is applied for


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