Russian E-visa application

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How to Apply for your E-visa to Russia

Submit the application form

about 2-5 min

Pay via Paypal, Credit card

about 1 min

Get your E-visa by e-mail

about 2-5 days

Electronic visa to Russia application form

Please specify the issuing country of the passport
Choose a country you are going to visit

E-visa to Russia price

 E-visa priceProcessing FeeProcessing Time
E-visa to Russia

For european: USD 17

Other: USD 20

USD 02-5 days

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You can apply for your e-Visa to Russia from these countries

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

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Russia border crossing points

Far Eastern Federal District

Entry points:

  • air checkpoint «Vladivostok (Knevichy Airport)»
  • naval checkpoints «Vladivostok», «Zarubino», «Posiet»
  • railroad checkpoints «Pogranichny», «Khasan», «Makhalino»
  • automobile checkpoints «Poltavka», «Turiy Rog»
  • air checkpoint «Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Khomutovo Airport)»
  • naval checkpoint «Korsakov»
  • air checkpoint «Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo Airport)»
  • naval checkpoint «Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky»
  • air checkpoint «Blagoveschensk»
  • air checkpoint «Khabarovsk (Novy Airport)»
  • air checkpoint «Anadyr (Ugolny Airport)»
  • air checkpoint «Ulan-Ude (Muhino)»
  • air checkpoint «Chita (Kadala)»

Kaliningrad oblast

Entry points:

  • air checkpoint «Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo)»
  • naval checkpoint «Kaliningrad (checkpoints in the cities of Kaliningrad, Baltiysk and Svetly)»
  • railroad checkpoints «Mamonovo», «Sovetsk»
  • automobile checkpoints «Bagrationovsk», «Gusev», «Mamonovo (Grzechotki)», «Mamonovo (Gronowo)», «Morskoje», «Pogranichny», «Sovetsk», «Chernyshevskoye»

Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast

Entry points:

  • air checkpoint «Pulkovo»
  • naval checkpoints «Vysotsk», «Big port Saint Petersburg (Marine Station)», «Passenger port Saint Petersburg»
  • automobile checkpoints «Ivangorod», «Torfjanovka», «Brusnitchnoe», «Svetogorsk»
  • pedestrian checkpoint «Ivangorod»

E-visa conditions

Validwithin a 30-day period from the date of issue
Allows a stayup to 8 days (including day of entry)
  • Passport must be valid for at least 6,5 months from the date you applied for an e-visa
  • A digital color photo in JPEG format
  • Travelers can apply for Russian E-visa not earlier than 22 days and not later than 5 days before arrival to Russia
  • Optional: You can attach your passport copy. In this case our specialists could check if the application is filled in correctly.
    • The photo must be no more than six months old as of the date of the application and reflect your current appearance. The photo must show you alone. No foreign objects (chair back, pictures on the walls, etc.) or other people must be visible in the photo
    • The photo must be taken in full-face view. The head must not be tilted or turned. You must look directly at the camera with a neutral expression, your mouth closed, eyes open and clearly visible. No hair across your eyes.
    • The photo must be taken with uniform lighting and not show shadows, flash reflections on your face and no red eyes.
    • The photo must be taken with a plain light-colored background with no shadows.
    • Applicants whose religious beliefs prohibit them to be seen with their heads uncovered are allowed to wear a head covering that does not conceal facial features in the photo. In this case, please make sure that your face is clearly visible from the bottom of the chin to the top of the forehead.
    • If you wear glasses, your eyes must be clearly visible in the photo. Flash reflection off the lenses, as well as tinted lenses are not allowed (if possible, avoid heavy frames – wear lighter framed glasses, if you have them). Make sure that the frames do not cover your eyes (even partly).
    • The photo must show the top of your head and the top of your shoulders. Your head must be in the center of the photo and be fully shown from the top of the hairline or the crown of the head to the tip of the chin. The nose must be on the symmetry line. The face must take up 70-80 percent of the photo.
    • The photo must have no frames.
    • The photo must be rectangular (with the 35×45 aspect ratio).
    • The color scheme must be neutral. The colors must show the natural skin tone. The image must be clear, well defined and in focus.
      Photo examples
Accepted reasons for travel
  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Sport relations
  • Cultural relations
  • Scientific-technical relations
You will need to provide on arrival
  • Medical insurance valid for the duration of the stay in the Russian Federation
  • Proof of Accommodation

Advantages of E-visa

  • No need to stay in lines at the Embassy
  • No need to provide extra documents
  • Fill the application, attach picture and get your visa in 4-5 days
  • Easy to apply
  • Visa is ready in 4-5 days
  • No queues
  • Cheap

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E-visa Center is a company who helps clients to get correct e-visas for already more than 10 years.

  • Our main purpose is to help clients in compitent applying for e-visas to different countries and getting possitive reply.
  • Our specialists double check all applications before submitting for a e-visa.
  • All you need is to fill the application correctly and we will make all other work to get your e-visa ready in time.
  • We have more than 10000+ applications annually.
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Frequently asked questions about E-visa

Electronic visa allows you to travel to Russia one time for exact region for no more than 8 days.

Visa is valid for 30 days from the day of issue. You can travel to Russia 1 time (visa is “single-entry”) for a period of 8 days or less.

The visa costs 17 eur for EU citizens or 20 USD for all other nationalities.

Visa will be ready in 4-5 calendar days.

Visa can be printed out in color or black and white.

No, unfortunately if the application is submitted and the reply from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is negative, no refund is possible.

You will get an invoice automatically to your e-mail after the visa is paid.

Yes. We use only worldwide trusted companies for all the payments.

Notification of e-visa grant does not guarantee your entry into the Russian Federation. You can be denied entry at a border crossing point should the circumstances referred to in Federal Law No. 114 FZ "On the Procedure of Exit from the Russian Federation and Entry into the Russian Federation" of August 15, 1996 arise.

Yes. As soon as we get a reply from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

However in some cases The MoFA can deny visa without any explanations.

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