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Russian Government is planning to start using electronic visas system for Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok, Sochi and Kaliningrad

10.04.2019

Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin informed that electronic visas system will be implemented in Russia in the beginning of 2020. Five cities (Vladivostok, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Sochi and Kaliningrad) will be the first regions that start this procedure.

Electronic visa system is already working in Vladivostok starting form August   2018 for  citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, India, Iran, Qatar, the People's Republic of China, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Morocco, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey, Japan. They can apply at a specialized website of Russian MFA (http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/) for single business, humanitarian and tourist visas in the form of an electronic document (electronic visas) to visit the territory of the free port of Vladivostok.

 

Electronic visa is free and is issued based on an application of a foreign citizen that is filled in online at the above mentioned website of Russian MFA no later than 4 days before the proposed date of arrival and with a digital photo added to the application in the form of an electronic file. No additional documents are needed for electronic visa application.

Electronic visas are valid within 30 days starting from the date of issue and allow 8 days of stay in the Russian Federation starting from the date of arrival.

An e-visa is valid for entry into and exit from the Russian Federation only through the following State border crossing points of the Russian Federation located in the territory of the free port of Vladivostok:

  • air checkpoint «Vladivostok (Knevichi)»;
  • maritime checkpoints «Vladivostok», «Zarubino», «Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky», «Korsakov», «Posiet»;
  • railway checkpoints «Pogranichny», «Khasan», «Makhalino»;
  • road checkpoints «Poltavka», «Turiy Rog».

From 1 August 2017 (preliminary, date change is possible) citizens of the above mentioned states can enter and leave the Russian Federation with electronic visas through air border crossing point of Vladivostok (Knevichi) and sea border crossing point of Vladivostok. If any other border crossing points of free port of Vladivostok become open for entering Russia with electronic visas there will be additional information.

Foreign citizens who have arrived to the Russian Federation with e-visas have the right to freedom of movement within the territory of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation which they entered, with the exception of territories, organizations and facilities, to enter which a special permission is required in accordance with federal laws of the Russian Federation.
Foreign citizens should leave the territory of the Russian Federation only through checkpoints of the constituent entity of the Russian Federation which they entered.

Transport companies can check whether a foreign citizen holds a valid electronic visa at a specialized automated website of Russian MFA (https://evisacheck.kdmid.ru/). Information about checking procedure is available at the website in Russian and English languages.

 

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