Russian Visa News

St. Petersburg to host the UNWTO General Assembly in 2019

St. Petersburg to host the UNWTO General Assembly in 2019

Monday, September 18, 2017
According to the press service of the St. Petersburg City Committee for Tourism Development, the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will be held in St. Petersburg in 2019. Read
Electronic visa to visit Kamchatka and Sakhalin

Electronic visa to visit Kamchatka and Sakhalin

Monday, September 11, 2017
According to the statement made by the Russian President Vladimir Putin at the plenary session within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, starting from January 1, 2018 foreign citizens will be able to get electronic visas to visit Kamchatka and Sakhalin. Read
US closes Russian Consulate General in San Francisco

US closes Russian Consulate General in San Francisco

Friday, September 1, 2017
Starting September 1, 2017 the US closes the Consulate General of Russian Federation in San Francisco. According to preliminary data, the United States demanded that Russia shut down its chancery annex in Washington, DC, and a consular annex in New York City by September 2. Read
Eastern Economic Forum to increase number of foreigners in the Far East

Eastern Economic Forum to increase number of foreigners in the Far East

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
According to the head of Rosturism Oleg Safonov, the Eastern Economic Forum should positively affect the foreign tourist flow to the Far East. Read
More than 500 electronic visas issued in the free port of Vladivostok

More than 500 electronic visas issued in the free port of Vladivostok

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
As reported the press service of the Ministry for Development of the Far East of Russia, more than 500 electronic visas to Russia have already been issued to citizens of 13 countries according to the new simplified visa regime introduced in the Freeport of Vladivostok some weeks ago. Read
A website on issuing electronic visas to Vladivostok was opened In Russia

A website on issuing electronic visas to Vladivostok was opened In Russia

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia opened a website for issuing electronic visas to foreigners to visit Vladivostok. Read
Visa-free entry to Russia for participants of the Eastern Economic Forum

Visa-free entry to Russia for participants of the Eastern Economic Forum

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order “On the procedure for entry and departure from Russia of foreign citizens in connection with the holding of the Eastern Economic Forum”. According to the order, in 2017 the participants of the Eastern Economic Forum who do not have Russian citizenship can stay on the territory of the country without visas from the 3rd to the 9th of September. Read
The extension of Russian visa application form for UK citizens

The extension of Russian visa application form for UK citizens

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
As reported the Russian news agency TASS, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has amended the process of issuing Russian visas to British citizens. Read
The introduction of the resort fee to be considered premature

The introduction of the resort fee to be considered premature

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Tour operators believe that the introduction of the resort fee charged in some regions of the Russian Federation is premature due to the existing tough competition between domestic and foreign resorts. Read
The resort fee has been introduced in Russia

The resort fee has been introduced in Russia

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The State Duma adopted in the second reading a draft law on the experimental introduction of a resort fee charged on the territories of the Crimea, Altai, Krasnodar and Stavropol Krai from May 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022. Read
Introduction of the mechanism of visa support in the field of education

Introduction of the mechanism of visa support in the field of education

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The mechanism of visa support for foreign teachers who go to the country several times within one year is being prepared in Russia. Read
Possible introduction of electronic visas in Krasnodar Krai

Possible introduction of electronic visas in Krasnodar Krai

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
According to the Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov, the possibility of introducing electronic visas for foreign visitors of Krasnodar Krai, similar to those existing in the Kaliningrad region and on the territory of the Free Port of Vladivostok, is being considered now. Read

Tourist visa

Tourist visa is ideal for a short-term trip to Russia (for up to 30 days) and allows to enter the country not only for the purpose of tourism but also to participate in business negotiations or visit Russian relatives and friends, etc. More...

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Business visa

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Business visas vary in number of permitted entries (for single-, double- and multiple-entry trips) and validity period (from 30 days to 1 year and more). The complete term of stay in Russia on a business visa should not exceed 90 days within each 180 days.

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