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According to the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation №635-R of March 16, 2020 for the purpose of ensuring state security, protecting public health and non-proliferation of a new coronavirus infection entry to the territory of the Russian Federation is restricted until further notice.
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According to the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation of October 6, 2020 No. 2571-р, starting from January 1, 2021, nationals of the following countries will be able to obtain a single e-visa:
China (including Taiwan)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Vatican City State
The e-visa is valid throughout Russia. Foreign nationals with an e-visa can cross the Russian border via any specially equipped checkpoint, regardless of the region, and travel throughout the country for no longer than 16 days.
E-visas are issued online for tourist, business, humanitarian and guest trips. Applicants do not need an invitation, hotel booking or any other documents confirming the purpose of their journey to the Russian Federation.
The consular fee is 40$. Children under 6 years of age obtain an e-visa free of charge.
Please note that the Federal Agency for Tourism does not process applications for or issue e-visas.
For more information, including guidelines on how to apply for an e-visa, please visit the website of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The list of checkpoints on the state border of the Russian Federation, through which foreign citizens can enter and leave the Russian Federation with a single electronic visa.
«Nizhny Novgorod (Strigino)»
«Big port Saint Petersburg (Marine Station)»
«Passenger port Saint Petersburg»;