Visa Requirements for Russia

Instant Visa policy lookup for Russia

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Freedom of Travel

Passport holders of 1 country have freedom of travel to Russia. This often means there will be no limitation on the duration of stay, and no restrictions on activities such as volunteering, employment, or conducting business.

Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 66 countries can travel to Russia without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

eVisa

Passport holders for 53 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Russia.

  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisaeVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
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    eVisaeVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
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    eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisaeVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    Visa not required if visiting Saint Petersburg for up to 72 hours via ferry from Finland.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hour visa-free visit to St Petersburg, if travelling using St. Peter Line.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    15 day visa waiver for tourist groups of 5-50 was signed in March 2017 and is yet to be ratified.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    Visa waiver available for passengers arriving by cruise only who are staying in Russia for a maximum of 72 hours.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
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    eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    Visa free for 15 days for holders of border traffic permit.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
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    eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisaeVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    Holders of an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) travelling on business do not require a visa.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
    72-hours visa free visit when entering by regular ferry via port of St. Petersburg, provided that a passenger spends the night on-board or in accommodation specifically approved by the travel agency.
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021
  • eVisa16 dayseVisa will be available from 1 January 2021

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Russia, passport holders of 109 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Russia. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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