Visa Requirements for Russian Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of Russia

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Visa Not Required

73 destinations allow visa-free entry to Russian citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 17 destinations for passport holders of Russia.

  • Visa On Arrival30 daysVisitors can apply to extend their stay when in the country.
  • Visa On Arrival3 months
  • Visa On Arrival45 days
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Qeshm, Kish, Mashhad, Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz and Tehran airports.
  • Visa On Arrival2 months
  • Visa On Arrival1 month1 month extendable for 2 additional months.
    Granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non refundable return or circle trip ticket.
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    Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On ArrivalAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysAvailable at Beira, Nampula, Maputo, Pemba, Tete and Vilankulo airports.
    Extension of stay for 30 days is possible.
  • Visa On Arrival90 daysExtension of stay is possible of up to 150 days.
    Business travellers can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 5 years, subject to a fee and a license issued by the Ministry of Industry.
  • Visa On Arrival90 days
  • Visa On Arrival
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysDue to safety concerns, Russian government advises its citizens not to visit Somalia.
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is only available at the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport or at the Dili Sea Port.
    Extension of stay possible for up to 90 days.
  • Visa On Arrival7 days
  • Visa On Arrival31 daysExtension of stay for a further 5 months is possible.
  • Visa On Arrival1 month

eVisa

Russian passport allows entry to 12 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested such pre-visa from the consulates of Angola abroad, are then issued with a visa on arrival at the country's border check points.
    For a maximum total stay of 90 days within a one year period.
    Besides having printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, passengers must: have a return/onward ticket, and have a hotel reservation confirmation.
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 daysVisa on arrival is still available according to IATA Timatic.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa30 days, 90 dayseVisa or India is available in three duration for Tourism: 30 Day, 1 Year and 5 Years.
    Entry is allowed on 28 Airports and 5 Seaports.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa180 daysElectronic permit gives the right to enter the country only by air.
    180 days for valid Canada, Japan, USA, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State visa holders.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaOnline Visa eligible.
    Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
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    eVisa30 days
  • eVisaSome provisions for 96 hours visa-free transit.

eVisa / On Arrival

For 17 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Russia.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival14 days/ 1 monthVisas can be issued on arrival for a stay up to 1 month.
    Visa can be extended for an additional two weeks.
    eVisa issued for 14 days, extendable once.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 dayseVisa issued for 30 days.
    Extension of stay is possible.
    Visa free for tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheik, Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts for a maximum stay of 15 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrivalup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsCan also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Rwanda or Uganda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa is available for tourism and business purposes.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysA visa on arrival is available for 30 days.
    Can also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Uganda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysExtension of stay possible for an additional 150 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsMay apply online.
    Can also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Rwanda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysFor those travelling to Zambia for business, the maximum stay is 30 days in any one-year period.
    Tourists are allowed 90 days in any one-year period.
    Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe; also eligible for e-Visa.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsFor those travelling to Zimbabwe for business, a visa on arrival can also be issued for a maximum stay of 30 days.
    Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia; also eligible for e-Visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

73 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Russia. This requirement may be waived off if Russian citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

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