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Sheremetyevo temporarily closed Terminal D

Sheremetyevo temporarily closed Terminal D

Monday, April 6, 2020
Sheremetyevo International Airport temporarily closed Terminal D for arrivals and departures on April 1, 2020 because of the reduction in passenger traffic during the pandemic and the introduction of additional restrictions on international air transportation. Read
Border traffic will be suspended in Russia

Border traffic will be suspended in Russia

Monday, March 30, 2020
The Russian government headed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has prepared an order on temporary restriction of traffic through automobile, railroad and other checkpoints on the Russian border. This order comes into force on March 30. Read
Extending period of temporary stay of foreign citizens in Russian Federation

Extending period of temporary stay of foreign citizens in Russian Federation

Monday, March 23, 2020
The official representative of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Irina Volk said that to ensure the realization of the rights and freedoms of citizens, and also with account of the situation associated with the spread of the new coronavirus infection, from March 19, 2020, foreign citizens can extend their temporary stay in the Russian Federation. Read
The Russian Embassy in the U.S. to close its Consular Division

The Russian Embassy in the U.S. to close its Consular Division

Monday, March 16, 2020
The Russian Embassy in the United States decided to close its Consular Division for visitors starting from 16 March due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read
Russia suspends visa issuance to Italian citizens temporary

Russia suspends visa issuance to Italian citizens temporary

Friday, March 13, 2020
Due to coronavirus Russia suspends temporary the visa issuance to Italian citizens except for the visas for business, diplomatic, humanitarian, service purposes. Read
Visa-free regime between Russia and Mexico

Visa-free regime between Russia and Mexico

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Ambassador of Mexico in Russia Norma Pensado Moreno clarified that issue of visa-free regime between Russia and Mexico is in the works, but for its solution it is necessary to agree on technical details. Read
The initiative to introduce medical visas in Russia

The initiative to introduce medical visas in Russia

Monday, March 2, 2020
The government is ready to support initiative to introduce medical visas in Russia, which will contribute to development of medical tourism in the country. Read
Change of Sapsan schedule between St. Petersburg and Moscow from 13 May till 29 May

Change of Sapsan schedule between St. Petersburg and Moscow from 13 May till 29 May

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The press service of Russian Railways reports that Sapsan high-speed train schedule between St. Petersburg and Moscow will change from 13 May to 29 May 2020. Read
Ban on entry of Chinese citizens Russia

Ban on entry of Chinese citizens Russia

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin signed an order to temporarily suspend entry of Chinese citizens into Russian territory. This decision applies to all citizens coming from China: tourists, students, entrepreneurs who wish to visit Russia on private visit or work in the country. Read
Russian Foreign Ministry to request the USA to restore visa issuing

Russian Foreign Ministry to request the USA to restore visa issuing

Monday, February 17, 2020
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry situation with American visa issuing to Russian officials continues to deteriorate. Read
To obtain Russian citizenship without to renounce former citizenship

To obtain Russian citizenship without to renounce former citizenship

Monday, February 10, 2020
Foreigners can obtain Russian citizenship without to renounce former citizenship. Read
Foreigners to get tourist visa up to 6 months

Foreigners to get tourist visa up to 6 months

Monday, February 3, 2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia is developing project issuing of tourist visas for foreign citizens for period of 6 months. At the moment such visa is issued for only one month. 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...

Tourist Visa Invitation can be issued only by a Russian certified tourist company.

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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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