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Electronic visa
is coming!!

Starting from 01/08/2023 citizens of 52 countries will be able to get a new universal electronic visa for Russia!

What’s new in detail


We’ve expected it for 3 years and finally starting from 01/08/2023 electronic visa will be put into practice! This universal electronic visa will be valid on the whole territory of the Russian Federation. Citizens of 52 will be able to use this new visa! Here is the full list of the countries:

  1. Andorra
  2. Austria
  3. Bahrain
  4. Belgium
  5. Bulgaria
  6. China (including Taiwan)
  7. Croatia
  8. Cyprus
  9. Czech Republic
  10. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  11. Denmark
  12. Estonia
  13. Finland
  14. France
  15. Germany
  16. Greece
  17. Hungary
  18. Iceland
  19. India
  20. Indonesia
  21. Iran
  22. Ireland
  23. Italy
  24. Japan
  25. Kuwait
  26. Latvia
  27. Liechtenstein
  28. Lithuania
  29. Luxembourg
  30. Malaysia
  31. Malta
  32. Mexico
  33. Monaco
  34. Netherlands
  35. North Macedonia
  36. Norway
  37. Oman
  38. Philippines
  39. Poland
  40. Portugal
  41. Romania
  42. San Marino
  43. Saudi Arabia
  44. Serbia
  45. Singapore
  46. Slovakia
  47. Slovenia
  48. Spain
  49. Sweden
  50. Switzerland
  51. Türkiye
  52. Vatican

Soon other 3 countries will be added to the list: Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar.

All you need is to apply for the visa on the web-site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation: or via mobile app indicated on the same web-site.

You should apply for the Russian electronic visa not later than 4 working days prior to the supposed arrival day to Russia. To the application request digital face photo and scan with the data of the machine-readable passport should be attached. Nothing else is needed!

The validity of the electronic visa is 60 days from its date of issue and it permits to stay in Russia up to 16 days from the arrival date. Its cost should be not more than 52 USD/pax.

Electronic visa will be valid for arrivals via airports, ports and land borders according to the agreed list of passport control points (total 92 check-points).

So, we’re glad to say again: Welcome to Russia! And now it will be as simple as never!

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