Russian Visa News

State Duma has ratified the simplification of visa regime between Russia and Switzerland

State Duma has ratified the simplification of visa regime between Russia and Switzerland

Monday, December 27, 2010
The Agreement provides bilateral simplifying of the procedure of obtaining a single-entry visa valid for up to three months. This agreement applies to the citizens of Russia and Switzerland who are the members of official delegations, businessmen, drivers and registered international passenger and cargo carriers. Read
It will be easier for foreigners to obtain residence permit in Russia

It will be easier for foreigners to obtain residence permit in Russia

Monday, December 20, 2010
It becomes easier to obtain residence and work permits in Russia for foreign citizens. Vladimir Putin gave the order to the director of Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky to analyze and make proposals for facilitation of documents processing for foreigners. Read
The largest ice museum of Europe has been opened in Moscow

The largest ice museum of Europe has been opened in Moscow

Monday, December 13, 2010
The museum is placed in the pavilion № 11 of Moscow's Sokolniki Park. It occupies a total area of 700 square meters; the exhibition is situated on 500 square meters from the general seven hundred. Read
Russia will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time

Russia will host the FIFA World Cup for the first time

Monday, December 6, 2010
Championship will be held in June–July 2018 during four – five weeks. Matches of the championship will be held throughout Russia. As member cities at this time were announced: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaliningrad, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnodar, Saransk, Sochi, Yaroslavl, Samara and Yekaterinburg, but at the end no more than ten-eleven cities will remain. Read
“Intourist” and British Tomas Cook establish a joint enterprise

“Intourist” and British Tomas Cook establish a joint enterprise

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
One of the oldest Russian holdings “Intourist” will create a joint enterprise with one of European largest tour operators Thomas Cook Group, – informs the news agency RIA Novosti. Read
“Ukraine” is named the best hotel in the category “lux”

“Ukraine” is named the best hotel in the category “lux”

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Moscow Radisson Royal Hotel, former hotel “Ukraine”, won first prize in the main event of the tourism industry – World Travel Awards 2010 and became the best Russian hotel in the category “Lux”. Read
Mutual toughening of visa regime between Russia and Germany

Mutual toughening of visa regime between Russia and Germany

Monday, November 15, 2010
Russia has tightened visa rules for Germany. Now for the Russian visa German citizens should present at the consulate the information on their income over the last month, confirmation from bank account and other documents proving their financial solvency and guarantee their return to homeland. Read
Russia invites foreign scientists for work

Russia invites foreign scientists for work

Monday, November 8, 2010
It will be easier to get a Russian visa for foreign scientists working in Skolkovo, – said the Director of Russian Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky on Wednesday, November 3. Read
Russian MFA is ready to tighten visa rules for Canadians

Russian MFA is ready to tighten visa rules for Canadians

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
“Modified Canadian questionnaire goes beyond the current criteria... It is discordant with the overall positive dynamics of Russian-Canadian relations and complicates obtaining visas for Russian citizens”, – said Andrey Nesterenko. Read
Rules to get the Russian visa have been changed

Rules to get the Russian visa have been changed

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Ordinary private visa for three months issued to foreign citizens will now be delivered not only by the invitation of a Russian citizen, but also by the invitation of a foreigner with a residence permit in Russia. Also, foreign relatives of a Russian citizen can obtain a visa, if they enter the country with him. Read
Nicolas Sarkozy believes the visa-free regime is possible in 10–15 years

Nicolas Sarkozy believes the visa-free regime is possible in 10–15 years

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Summit of “three” was completed in the French resort town of Deauville, – informs the newspaper “Izvestia”. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy took part in the informal tripartite talks. Read
Russia becomes less in need of labor migrants

Russia becomes less in need of labor migrants

Monday, October 18, 2010
In Russia from 2009, the need to attract migrant workers reduces, – stated the Director of Employment and Labor Migration Department of RF Tatiana Blinova at the roundtable on the problems of unemployment held in State Duma. Read
A single company will manage the airport “Sheremetyevo”

A single company will manage the airport “Sheremetyevo”

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
At the conference taking place Oct. 6 in the department of economic development the decision has been taken to gather all the terminals of the largest Russian airport Sheremetyevo under the direction of a single company. Read
Russia prepares to launch first space hotel

Russia prepares to launch first space hotel

Tuesday, October 5, 2010
The first project of the interstellar hotel will be developed by RSC Energia and Russian company “Orbital Technologies”. The hotel may be launched into the orbit in late 2015 – early 2016. Its volume would be approximately 20 cubic meters and it can accommodate seven people at one time. Passengers of the station will be able to spend in the space from a few days to a year. 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 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.

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