Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Russia

Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is mainly for sight-seeing and holidays. Most of these visas do not give the holder the right to work or start engaging in any business activity in the Russia.

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Tourist E-Visa Single Entry to Russia

Tourist E-Visa Single Entry is mainly for sight-seeing and holidays. Most of these visas do not give the holder the right to work or start engaging in any business activity in the Russia.

Check if you need a Travel Visa

To provide information regarding your eligibility & applicable fees, please select your citizenship.


Travel guide on Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia

Tourism in Russia

After the success of the 2018 world cup, the tourist industry in Russia sees rapid growth, and the Russian government has modified visa procedures for tourist e-visa single entry to Russia. In several regions, now it is possible to access an e-visa, which is great news for travelers. In August 2017, Russia started introducing the electronic visa program through a pilot project at far east federal district regions restricted to citizens of 18 countries.

Travel guide on Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia

Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is only for recreation and vacation purposes. The allowed staying with an e-visa in the Russian Federation is up to 8 days from the date of entry, within its validity period.

The following nationalities are eligible for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia:

  • Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic
  • Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holy See
  • Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait
  • Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia
  • Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, North Korea
  • Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania
  • San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia
  • Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey

Nationalities eligible for 14 days exemptions are Brunei, Hong Kong, Nauru. This limited-time exemption applies to these nationals only. You need a visa to travel if you want to stay longer than the time specified.

Nationalities eligible for 30 days exemptions are Botswana, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Montenegro, Seychelles, Serbia, and Thailand.  This limited-time exemption applies to these nationals only. You need a visa to travel if you want to stay longer than the time specified. Bosnia and Herzegovina national are eligible for 30 days exemption within 60 Days.

Nationalities eligible for 60 days exemptions are Mauritius, Samoa, South Korea. This limited-time exemption applies to these nationals only. You need a visa to travel if you want to stay longer than the time specified.

Nationalities eligible for 90 days exemptions are:

  • Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan
  • Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba
  • Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana
  • Honduras, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Moldova
  • Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent
  • The Grenadines, South Africa, Suriname, Tajikistan
  • Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, and Venezuela.

This limited-time exemption applies to these nationals only. You need a visa to travel if you want to stay longer than the time specified.

The cost of a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is free of charge for all qualifying nationals. It also has a service fee of USD 10.

A tourist e-visa single entry to Russia application processing time for granting an e-visa is no more than four calendar days from the complete application submission date.

A tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is granted for 30 calendar days from the date of the issue. The permissible stay with an e-visa in the Russian Federation lasts up to 8 days from the date of arrival, under the period of validity. The e-visa duration span or the permitted period of stay under the e-visa is not liable for the extension, other than in scenarios when it becomes impossible to leave the border of the Russian Federation due to health emergencies or natural disasters.

The tourist e-visa single entry to Russia allows the traveler to remain a maximum of 8 days in Russia. That covers the arrival day and the departure day. Using the e-visa, you can’t stay a total of 192 hours in Russia. Entry day and exit days are counted as two days.

The applicant's passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of the e-visa submission. Date, month, and year of birth are compulsory in the passport. If any of the fields are absent, the applicant can not apply for an e-visa.

Requirements for tourist e-visa single entry to Russia are as follows

  1. The passport that has duration of at least six months.
  2. Health insurance covering the entire stay in Russia.
  3. JPEG format of the Applicant photo in digital format.

Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia may be used to arrive or depart from the specified ports in the Far East Federal District, Kaliningrad Oblast, Saint Petersburg, and Leningrad Oblast of the Russian Federation.

Airports:

  1. Vladivostok - Knevichy Airport
  2. Yuzhno Sakhalinsk - Khomutovo Airport
  3. Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky - Yelizovo Airport
  4. Blagoveschensk, Khabarovsk - Novy Airport
  5. Anadyr - Ugolny Airport
  6. Kaliningrad – Khrabrovo
  7. Ulan-Ude – Muhino
  8. Chita – Kadala
  • Pulkovo Naval checkpoints: Posiet, Korsakov, Vladivostok, Zarubino, Kaliningrad (checkpoints in Kaliningrad, Baltiysk, and Svetly), Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky, Big port Saint Petersburg (Marine Station), Vysotsk.
  • Passenger port Saint Petersburg Railroad Checkpoints: Khasan, Pogranichny, Mamonovo, Makhalino, Sovetsk Road (Automobile) Checkpoints: Turiy Rog, Poltavka, Gusev, Mamonovo - Grzechotki, Bagrationovsk, Mamonovo (Gronowo), Pogranichny, Morskoje, Chernyshevskoye, Sovetsk, Torfjanovka, Ivangorod, Svetogorsk.
  • Brusnitchnoe Pedestrian Checkpoint:Ivangorod

No. The tourist e-visa single entry to Russia must be acquired prior to your entrance into Russia.

At the point of entry into Russia, the visitor should bring a copy of the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia.

Yes. A tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is mandatory to obtain for every child traveling to Russia.

No. A tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is not available for job purposes. To work in Russia, you must apply for a normal visa.

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenship must select the suitable nationality and passport they wish to use on their journey.

Yes. However, travelers applying for a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia should use the eligible country's passport.

No. when you do not still have a valid passport from an eligible country with a validity of at least six months, you can not apply online.

No, tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is an e-visa. No traveler requires visiting any center to submit their visa application or passport to obtain the visa. Click2Visas can send your e-visa to your email address. You can take a copy of the e-visa with you when you're traveling.

Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is like a standard tourist visa to Russia. It can be used for both sightseeing and recreational purposes.

No need to show travel intent for tourist e-visa single entry to Russia. Applicants are required to provide some of the travel plans while the e-visa is being applied.

No. it is an e-visa. Click2Visas will send the applicant's tourist e-visa single entry to Russia via email in pdf format.

No. Only citizens from eligible nations can apply for a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia. Use the visa widget to see your eligibility for an e-visa.

Yes, before flying to Russia, all travelers need to have a valid tourist e-visa single entry to Russia.

No, the validity period of tourist e-visa single entry to Russia begins from the date specified on their application. During this time, the traveler can reach Russia on any date.

No. The tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is just landing permission. Upon arrival, it is up to the customs authority of the Russian Federation to allow a traveler entry.