Russian Visa News

WhizzMate – an interactive assistant to foreign travelers in Russia

WhizzMate – an interactive assistant to foreign travelers in Russia

Monday, September 26, 2016
WhizzMate, a Russian startup in the field of tourism and hospitality, launched a unique project – an interactive assistant to foreign travelers in Russia. The basis of the new mobile service is a round-the-clock concierge service and unlimited mobile communications and the Internet. Read
The head of the Federal Agency for Tourism offers to develop culinary tourism in Russia

The head of the Federal Agency for Tourism offers to develop culinary tourism in Russia

Monday, September 19, 2016
The Federal Agency for Tourism made a proposal to create a “gastronomic map of Russia” in order to develop the culinary tourism and help foreign tourists to get acquainted with culture and peculiarities of Russia. Read
Foreign participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will enter Russia on fan passports

Foreign participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will enter Russia on fan passports

Monday, September 12, 2016
According to the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin, foreign participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will enter Russia on fan passports. Read
Rosturizm states the need to develop business tourism in Russia

Rosturizm states the need to develop business tourism in Russia

Monday, September 5, 2016
Rosturizm in cooperation with the largest operator of conferences and exhibitions in Russia Roscongress Foundation will consider an issue of the development of business tourism. An agreement on this point is expected to be signed at the Eastern economic forum. Read
The decree on the abolition of a visa-free regime for a part of “non-citizens” may be changed

The decree on the abolition of a visa-free regime for a part of “non-citizens” may be changed

Monday, August 29, 2016
Russia's ambassador to Estonia Aleksandr Petrov during a press conference held last Thursday in Tallinn reported the possibility of amending the decree on the abolition of a visa-free regime for adult non-citizens of Estonia and Latvia born after 6 February 1992. Read
Aim Tourism as the most convenient and reliable way to enter Russia

Aim Tourism as the most convenient and reliable way to enter Russia

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Nowadays, the development of social relations and transport infrastructure as well as the nation-wide globalization contribute to the development of tourism. As a result, new interesting types of tourism appear. One of such types is the “Aim tourism”. Read
Extended operating hours of the Blagoveshchensk – Heihe international border crossing point

Extended operating hours of the Blagoveshchensk – Heihe international border crossing point

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
According to the press service of the Government of the Amur region, a meeting of the head of the Amur region Alexander Kozlov with the governor of Heilongjiang Province Lu Hao resulted in resolution to extend the operating hours of the international border crossing point. Read
Foreign tourists can stay three days in Murmansk region without visas

Foreign tourists can stay three days in Murmansk region without visas

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Passengers of tourist ferry boats can visit Murmansk region without visas. It is reported that Murmansk was included into the list of the Russian ports through which tourists can arrive to Russia without visas for three days on ferry boats which have permissions for passenger traffic. Read
Liberalization of the migration legislation for migrants

Liberalization of the migration legislation for migrants

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
According to a report posted on the official website of the Cabinet, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered to introduce to the State Duma a bill liberalizing the migration legislation for foreign nationals holding a residence permit for Russia who did not notify the authorities on the place of their residence in the country. Read
The Russian Government has approved the bill about new system of issue of visas to foreign citizens

The Russian Government has approved the bill about new system of issue of visas to foreign citizens

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
During a meeting of the Russian Government Commission the Government has considered and has approved the bill of issue of visas to foreign citizens on a period of validity of temporary residence permit in Russia. Read
Reducing the number of foreign visitors in Russia in 2016

Reducing the number of foreign visitors in Russia in 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
According to the statement made by the head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov during a meeting of the Russian president with Government members held on Thursday, the number of foreign tourists visited Russia in 2016 has decreased in comparison with the previous year. Read
Local border movement between Russia and Poland has been stopped

Local border movement between Russia and Poland has been stopped

Monday, July 11, 2016
According to the Interfax news agency, Russia suspended the operation of the order of local border movement with Poland in reaction to similar actions of Warsaw. Read
The introduction of a simplified visa regime in the territory of the Free port of Vladivostok was postponed indefinitely

The introduction of a simplified visa regime in the territory of the Free port of Vladivostok was postponed indefinitely

Monday, July 4, 2016
According to the press service of the Ministry for Development of the Far East of Russia, the introduction of a simplified visa regime for foreign citizens crossing the Russian border through the territory of the Free port of Vladivostok will be delayed due to the lack of approved regulations. 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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