Russian e-Visa Information
eVisa for Russia
Electronic Visa or eVisa for Russia, is an electronic permit for traveling purposes. The Russian Federation Government authorizes the e-Visa. It means that you are allowed to go to Far Eastern Federal District, Leningrad Oblast, Kaliningrad Oblast, or Saint Petersburg. The idea behind promoting eVisa was to deduct the extra delays at the immigration office. Also, to avoid the requirement of showing any other documents to prove the purpose of your trip.
Application for Russian Visa online is eligible only for passport holding foreigners from the eligible countries. The eVisa for Russia is valid for only 30 days from the day of approval. In which you can stay not more than eight days starting from the date of your arrival.
To apply for electronic visa to Russia, you have to fill our online application form and let us do the rest of the work for you before the trip. Your Russian eVisa will be connected to your passport but we strongly suggest to print out approved Russian visa.
Who needs eVisa for Russia?
Most travelers who hold a passport required to have a Russian visa for entering the country.
But the type of Visa depends on the purpose of visit and visit duration. Well, now the applicants who are going for short term stays can get the eVisa by applying for it online.
Currently, Russian eVisa is allowing the visitors to travel Far east regions, St. Petersburg, Leningrad regions, Kaliningrad oblast region. eVisa is basically intended for these reasons –
- Sport relations
- Humanitarian reasons
- Scientific and technical relations
- Cultural relations
However, not all countries are eligible if you are applying for the eVisa. Make sure to check if your country is suitable for Russian eVisa or not. There are more than 54 countries in eligible criteria, including countries like Austria, Belgium, China, India, France, Greece, Japan,Mexico, etc.
Due to political issues with countries like the UK, Canada, and the United States, these countries are not eligible for applying Russian eVisa.
What are requirements for Russian eVisa?
- Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date you applied for an e-visa and free space for border crossing stamps
- Medical insurance for the duration of your stay is mandatory
- Passport photo taken within last six months (you can take passport photo in out application)
- Valid email address