Electronic visas

Electronic visas

Electronic visas to Russia are currently operated only when travelling to the Kaliningrad Region and Far Eastern Federal District. It was recently announced that St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region will also be joining the e-visa programme later in 2019.

An electronic visa is issued for a single entry (tourism, business or a humanitarian visit) for a maximum stay of 8 days. 

Saint Petersburg Electronic Visas
St Petersburg
Kaliningrad Electronic Visas
Kaliningrad
Vladivistok Electronic Visas
Vladivostok

 

 

E-visas to St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region

 

New arrangements signed off by President Vladimir Putin look set to make travel to the Russian Federation simpler. Starting from October 1, 2019, nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter the Russian Federation through air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints located in the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

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 territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region:

By plane

  • Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo)

By car/bus:

  • Ivangorod
  • Torfyanovka
  • Brusnitchnoe
  • Svetogorsk

Pedestrian

  • Ivangorod

By ship/boat

  • Vysotsk
  • Big port of Saint Petersburg (Marine station section)
  • Passenger port Saint Petersburg

PLEASE NOTE: Entry and exit on an e-visa by means of rail transport is currently unavailable.

An e-visa is issued within 4 calendar days, including week-ends and bank holidays.

There is no need for any invitations or confirmations. Just fill in the application form on the website.

There is no need to waste your free time or working hours to visit the consular agency during its business hours. The website works 24/7.

The list of foreign States whose nationals can apply for e-visa:

  • Austria
  • Andorra
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Vatican
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Denmark
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Qatar
  • Cyprus
  • China (including Taiwan)
  • The Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • North Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey
  • Philippines
  • Finland
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Estonia
  • Japan

 If you have any specific questions on the subject, please ring our advisers on 0207 985 1234.

E-visas to the Kaliningrad Region

kaliningrad visa online

 

Electronic Russian visas can be granted to nationals of 53 countries (see list below) to enter Russia through the particular border crossing points located in Kaliningrad by direct flight to Kaliningrad (but not via another Russian airport), by sea, railway or road. These include all EU member states, except the United Kingdom. An e-visa does not allow travel to other regions of Russia.

The visa is issued within 4 calendar days, including weekends and bank holidays.

 

List of countries eligible for electronic visas to the Kaliningrad Region:

  • Austria
  • Andorra
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Vatican
  • Hungary
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Denmark
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Qatar
  • Cyprus
  • China (including Taiwan)
  • The Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Northern Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Turkey
  • Philippines
  • Finland
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Estonia
  • Japan

Crossing points in the Kaliningrad region with an e-visa

Airports:

  • Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo airport)

By train:

  • Mamonovo
  • Sovetsk
By cruise ship or ferry:
  • Kaliningrad
  • Kaliningrad (Baltiysk)
  • Kaliningrad (Svetly)

By car:

  • Bagrationovsk
  • Gusev
  • Mamonovo (Gzhekhotki)
  • Mamonovo (Gronovo)
  • Morskoye
  • Pogranichny
  • Sovetsk
  • Chernyshevskoye

E-visas to the Far Eastern Federal District (Vladivostok)

vladivostok visa online

List of countries eligible for electronic visas to the Kaliningrad Region:

  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Brunei
  • China
  • India
  • Iran
  • Japan
  • Kuwait
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates

Crossing points in the Far Eastern Federal District region with an e-visa

Airports:

  • Vladivostok (Knevichi)
  • Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo)
  • Blagoveshchensk Khabarovsk (Novy)
  • Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Khomutovo)
  • Anadyr (Ugolny)
  • Ulan-Ude (Muhino)
  • Chita (Kadala)
By ferry/cruise ship:
  • Vladivistok Zarubino
  • Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Korsakov Posyet
By rail:
  • Pogranichny
  • Khasan 
  • Makhalino
 
By car:
  • Poltavka
  • Turiy Rog
 
To apply for an electronic visa with RNTO, please call us on +442079851234 or contact us online on this link: https://www.visitrussia.org.uk/contact-us/