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Electronic visa in Russia will become a multiple entry visa

Electronic visa in Russia will become a multiple entry visa

Monday, July 6, 2020
According to Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Yevgeny Ivanov, the Russian government admits the possibility that the electronic visa introduced from January 1, 2021 will be multiple entry visa. Read
The government allowed entry into Russia for Highly Qualified Specialists

The government allowed entry into Russia for Highly Qualified Specialists

Monday, June 29, 2020
Highly Qualified Specialists are allowed a single entry into Russia. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed an order #1671-p. The website of the Russian government announced this on June 25, 2020. Read
Russia will introduce the electronic visa

Russia will introduce the electronic visa

Monday, June 22, 2020
Russia's President Vladimir Putin said the government to ensure the adoption of the law on electronic visas for foreigners by October 1, 2020. Read
Legal status of foreign citizens until September 15, 2020

Legal status of foreign citizens until September 15, 2020

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
On the Kremlin’s official website, Presidential decree No. 392 amending the Decree No. 274 dated April 18 2020 “On Temporary Measures to Settle the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons in the Russian Federation in Connection due to the Threat of Further Spread of Coronavirus infection (COVID-19)”. Read
Russia and Belarus agreement on mutual visa recognition

Russia and Belarus agreement on mutual visa recognition

Monday, June 15, 2020
Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko said that in Minsk it is planned to sign an agreement on mutual visa recognition between Russia and Belarus. Read
Visas of foreigners in Russia automatically extended

Visas of foreigners in Russia automatically extended

Friday, June 12, 2020
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the visas of foreign citizens in Russia are automatically extended for 90 days from the moment of its end. Read
Russia expects to restart international flights

Russia expects to restart international flights

Monday, June 8, 2020
Russia is hoping to restart international air service in July 15. It is reported that the Federal Air Transport Agency will send its proposal to restart flights to the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor). However, the decisions will be taken after the agreement of the states to receive flights from Russia. Read
Putin instructed to introduce e-visa law for foreigners

Putin instructed to introduce e-visa law for foreigners

Monday, June 1, 2020
Russian president Vladimir Putin instructed the government to ensure the introduction of law on e-visa for foreigners to enter Russia since 2021. Read
Entry of foreign specialists into Russia

Entry of foreign specialists into Russia

Monday, May 25, 2020
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs reported on problems with issuing visas for foreign technical service specialists and asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Federal security service and the Ministry of Internal Affairs to ensure the entry of this category of citizens into the country. Read
Foreigners stuck in Russia can get a work permit

Foreigners stuck in Russia can get a work permit

Monday, May 18, 2020
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation is loyal for some categories of foreign citizens who are located in the territory of the Russian Federation. Foreigners with tourist, business and other visas stuck in Russia due to the closure of borders can get permission to work in the Russia. Read
Introduction of single-entry e-visa in Russia

Introduction of single-entry e-visa in Russia

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
The Government of Russia has brought to the State Duma the bill on introduction of electronic visa for foreign citizens in Russia from January 1, 2021. Read
New law simplifying the naturalization process in Russia

New law simplifying the naturalization process in Russia

Thursday, May 7, 2020
President of Russia V. Putin signed a law simplifying the procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship. Some foreign citizens will be able to become Russian in a simplified manner. Read

Tourist visa

Tourist visa is ideal for a short-term trip to Russia (for up to 30 days) and allows to enter the country not only for the purpose of tourism but also to participate in business negotiations or visit Russian relatives and friends, etc. More...

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Business visa

Business visa is the most popular type of Russian visa for businesspeople and long-term trips.

Business visas vary in number of permitted entries (for single-, double- and multiple-entry trips) and validity period (from 30 days to 1 year and more). The complete term of stay in Russia on a business visa should not exceed 90 days within each 180 days.

Business visa is issued only on the basis of the Invitation from a Russian legal entity. The Business visa Invitation processing time and the way to submit it to the Consulate (original or copy) depend on its issuing organization (Federal Migration Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs or a Russian organization). More...

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