Russian Visa News

Russiatourism proposes to simplify the visa regime with Spain

Russiatourism proposes to simplify the visa regime with Spain

Monday, March 27, 2017
As reported the deputy head of Russiatourism Sergei Korneev during a conversation with journalists, the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation favors the simplification of the visa regime between Spain and Russia. Read
Introduction of a visa-free regime between South Africa and the Russian Federation from March 30, 2017

Introduction of a visa-free regime between South Africa and the Russian Federation from March 30, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017
According to the message posted on the official Twitter page of the Russian Embassy in the Republic of South Africa, a visa-free regime between South Africa and the Russian Federation will be introduced from March 30, 2017. Read
The Ministry of Internal Affairs promoted the bill on 365-day visas for foreign students

The Ministry of Internal Affairs promoted the bill on 365-day visas for foreign students

Monday, March 13, 2017
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation agreed a bill according to which foreign students in the Russian Federation will be able to receive a 365-day visa instead of a 90-day visa. Read
Initiative of introducing electronic visas to Kaliningrad for foreign nationals

Initiative of introducing electronic visas to Kaliningrad for foreign nationals

Monday, March 6, 2017
According to the announcement made by the interim governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov during an interview with TASS in the framework of the Russian Investment Forum “Sochi-2017”, foreign nationals will be able to receive e-visas to enter the Kaliningrad Region. Read
The State Duma adopted the law on the entry to the Free port of Vladivostok

The State Duma adopted the law on the entry to the Free port of Vladivostok

Monday, February 27, 2017
In the third reading Russian State Duma adopted a bill about simplified entry of foreign tourists to the territory of the Free Port of Vladivostok. Foreign tourists will be able to enter to the Far East with the aid of electronic visa through special checkpoints. Read
Russiatourism proposes to reduce the cost of Russian visas

Russiatourism proposes to reduce the cost of Russian visas

Monday, February 20, 2017
As noted the head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov speaking at the conference “Tourism in Russia: investment in the future”, Russiatourism proposes to significantly reduce the cost of Russian visas or make them free in order to increase the tourist flow to the country. Read
Introduction of a visa-free regime for up to 90 days between Russia and South Africa

Introduction of a visa-free regime for up to 90 days between Russia and South Africa

Monday, February 13, 2017
The Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree on conclusion of a protocol between the governments of the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Africa on the mutual abolition of visas for foreign passports holders. According to the report, this protocol provides the introduction of a visa-free regime for up to 90 days for foreign nationals. Read
Establishment of the border zone between Russia and Belarus

Establishment of the border zone between Russia and Belarus

Monday, February 6, 2017
According to the documents posted on the legal information portal, the head of the Russian Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov signed decrees on the establishment of the border zone on the border between Belarus and territorial entities of the Russian Federation. Read
The Border Guard Service of the Russian Federal Security Service began checking documents of all foreign nationals arriving in Moscow from Minsk

The Border Guard Service of the Russian Federal Security Service began checking documents of all foreign nationals arriving in Moscow from Minsk

Monday, January 30, 2017
The Border Guard Service of the Russian Federal Security Service began to check the documents of passengers arriving at Moscow airports from Minsk. As noted, the inspection of documents will be carried out at all the airports of Moscow, but it remains to be seen how long the FSS officers will exercise such a strict control. Read
Simplification of the visa regime for citizens of Austria

Simplification of the visa regime for citizens of Austria

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
According to the Russian Ambassador to Austria Dmitry Lyubinsky, Russia simplifies the visa regime for citizens of Austria: starting from this year they will automatically receive a six-month double-entry permit to visit the Russian Federation when applying for a visa. Read
Visa-free regime introduced by Belarus for a number of countries may affect Russia

Visa-free regime introduced by Belarus for a number of countries may affect Russia

Monday, January 16, 2017
Russian experts believe that a partial visa abolition introduced by Belarus for citizens of 80 countries may affect the interests of the Russian Federation. It does not exclude the possibility of taking measures to prevent the penetration of the risk countries citizens. Read
Simplified visa regime between the Russian Federation and Japan

Simplified visa regime between the Russian Federation and Japan

Monday, January 9, 2017
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at a summit meeting held on December 15–16, 2016 it was decided to simplify on a reciprocal basis the visa regime between the Russian Federation and Japan starting from January 1, 2017. Read

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