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USA to Russia Tourist E-Visa Single Entry

Introduction

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. It has now extended to the region of kaliningrad, the region of st. Petersburg and the region of leningrad to 53 nations.

What is a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

Tourist e-visa single entry to Russia is a one-entry visa valid for 30 calendar days from the date of the issue, That lets you travel Russia 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 period of validity.

Which nationalities are eligible for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

The following nationalities are eligible for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia: Russia visa for Andorra citizens, Russia visa for Austria citizens, Russia visa for Bahrain citizens, Russia visa for Belgium citizens, Russia visa for Bulgaria citizens, Russia visa for Croatia citizens, Russia visa for Cyprus citizens, Russia visa for Czech Republic citizens, Russia visa for Denmark citizens, Russia visa for Estonia citizens, Russia tourist visa for Finland citizens, Russia tourist visa for France citizens, Russia tourist visa for Germany citizens, Russia tourist visa for Greece citizens, Russia tourist visa for Holy See citizens, Russia tourist visa for Hungary citizens, Russia tourist visa for Iceland citizens, Russia tourist visa for India citizens, Russia tourist visa for Indonesia citizens, Russia tourist visa for Ireland citizens, Russia visa for Japan citizens, Russia visa for Kuwait citizens, Russia visa for Latvia citizens, Russia visa for Liechtenstein citizens, Russia visa for Lithuania citizens, Russia visa for Luxembourg citizens, Russia visa for Macedonia citizens, Russia visa for Malaysia citizens, Russia visa for Malta citizens, Russia visa for Mexico citizens, Russia tourist visa for Monacocitizens, Russia tourist visa for Netherlands citizens, Russia tourist visa for North Korea citizens, Russia tourist visa for Norway citizens, Russia tourist visa for Oman citizens, Russia tourist visa for Philippines citizens, Russia tourist visa for Poland citizens, Russia tourist visa for Portugal citizens, Russia tourist visa for Qatar citizens, Russia tourist visa for Romania citizens, Russia visa for San Marino citizens, Russia visa for Saudi Arabia citizens, Russia visa for Serbia citizens, Russia visa for Singapore citizens, Russia visa for Slovakia citizens, Russia visa for Slovenia citizens, Russia visa for Spain citizens, Russia visa for Sweden citizens, Russia visa for Switzerland citizens, Russia visa for Taiwan citizens, Russia tourist visa for Turkey citizens

How much does it cost to get a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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 $10 USD.

How long does it take to obtain a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

A tourist e-visa single entry to Russia application processing time for granting an e-visa is no more than 4 calendar days from the complete application submission date.

How long is a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia good for?

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 emergency, or natural disasters.

What is the maximum number of days I can stay in Russia with a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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 cant stay a total of 192 hours in Russia. Entry day and exit days are counted as 2 days.

What conditions must the applicant’s passport meet for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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 an e-visa.

What else does the applicant need to travel to Russia?

Requirements for tourist e-visa single entry to Russia are as follows
  1. Passport that has a duration of at least six months.
  2. Health insurance which covers the entire stay in Russia.
  3. JPEG format of the Applicant photo in digital format.

Can the applicant enter Russia with a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia at any point of entry?

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: Vladivostok - Knevichy Airport, Yuzhno Sakhalinsk - Khomutovo Airport, Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky - Yelizovo Airport, Blagoveschensk, Khabarovsk - Novy Airport, Anadyr - Ugolny Airport, Kaliningrad - Khrabrovo, Ulan-Ude - Muhino, 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

Can the traveler apply for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia while in Russia?

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

Does the traveler need to carry the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia with them?

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

If the applicant is traveling with children, are they required to apply for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia as well?

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

Can i work under a tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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

What is required of a traveller with two passports?

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

Can a traveler have a passport of an eligible country and live in another country?

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

Can the applicant apply online if they do not have a valid passport, but a temporary travel document?

No. when you do not still have a valid passport from an eligible country with a validity of at least 6 months you can not apply online.

Does the applicant have to submit a physical passport to receive the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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 e-mail address. You can take a copy of the e-visa with you when you're traveling.

What types of activities does the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia allow?

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.

How does the applicant prove the purpose of their travel?

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.

Does the applicant need to visit the Russian consulate to get their tourist e-visa single entry to Russia?

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

Can anyone apply for the visa online?

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 e-visa.

Does the applicant need to apply for the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia before arriving?

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

Does the applicant have to enter Russia on the exact date specified in their application?

No, the period of validity of the 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.

Does obtaining the tourist e-visa single entry to Russia guarantee the applicant entry into Russia?

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