Visa-Free Travel to Russia and E-Visas for St. Petersburg.

Find out about the Russian visa policy and whether you can enter St. Petersburg or other regions without visa or with free e-visa issued online
No Visa is Required

1. Citizens of around 50 countries do not need visas for stays between 30 and 90 days (depending on the country). This refers to the majority of countries in the South America and Central America - their residents can stay in Russia without visa for up to 90 days. You can see the complete information about the conditions and the duration of stay for these categories on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
List of Countries
Abkhazia
Antigua and Barbuda
Azerbaijan
Argentina
Armenia
Belarus
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Israel
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyzstan)
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Ecuador
El Salvador
Fiji
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Honduras
Hong Kong
Israel
Jamaica
Laos
Maldives
Macao
Mauritius
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Nauru
Nicaragua
North Macedonia
Palau
Panama
Paraquay
Peru
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Serbia
Seychelles
South Africa
South Korea
South Ossetia
Suriname
Tajikistan
Thailand
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
Vanuatu
Venezuela
2. Passengers of tourist cruises entering Russia through Russian ports can stay in the country for up to 3 days, but only if they have tours booked with the local travel agencies (such as Carusel.Tours) and they should be accompanied by authorised travel guides throughout their stay.
List of Ports
St. Petersburg, Anadyr, Arkhangelsk, Kaliningrad, Korsakov, Novorossiysk, Murmansk, Sevastopol, Sochi, Vladivostok, Vyborg and Zarubino.
Free E-Visa for St. Petersburg Region

Citizens of 53 countries can obtain a free e-visa that will allow them to stay in the St. Petersburg Region for up to 8 days. They can apply for an e-visa on the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/spb_home_en.html

One can easily fill in the application form online, there is no need to ask travel agents to help with the process and pay extra for that.

List of Countries
Austria
Andorra
Bahrain
Belgium
Bulgaria
Vatican
Hungary
Germany
Greece
Denmark
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Iceland
Spain
Italy
Qatar
Cyprus
China (including Taiwan)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Kuwait
Latvia
Lithuania
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
The 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
Free E-Visas for Other Russian Regions

The citizens of certain countries can visit the Kaliningrad Region and the Far East of Russia with free e-visas for up to 8 days.

Cities of the Far East: Anadyr, Blagoveshchensk, Vladivostok, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Ulan-Ude, Khabarovsk, Chita, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


List of Countries and Application Link for Kaliningrad
Austria
Andorra
Bahrain
Belgium
Bulgaria
Vatican
Hungary
Germany
Greece
Denmark
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Iceland
Spain
Italy
Qatar
Cyprus
China (including Taiwan)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Kuwait
Latvia
Lithuania
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
The 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

Application form:
http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/klgd_home_en.html
List of Countries and Application Link for the Far East
Algeria
Bahrain
Brunei
India
Iran
Qatar
China (including Taiwan)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Kuwait
Morocco
Mexico
UAE
Oman
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Tunisia
Turkey
Japan

Application form:
http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/klgd_home_en.html
Tourist Visa

If your country is not on the lists above or if you want to visit other Russian regions, like Moscow, where e-visas have not been permitted yet (they should be by 2021), you will need to obtain a visa. At Carusel we can assist you with invitation forms if you book tours or accommodation through us. If you cancel your reservation with us, we will retain 20 EUR for the invitation card, but if there are no cancelations, we do not charge extra for this service.

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