Russian authorities may extend e-visas in Primorye up to 14 days
At the meeting on the implementation of national projects, First Deputy Prime Minister, on a part-time basis Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov instructed the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to study issue of e-visa extension from 8 to 14 days in Primorye.
“The main question is to increase period of stay on simplified entry from 8 to 14 days [in Primorski Krai]. This is correct question if we want to attract tourists here and generate additional export incomes”, said First Deputy Prime Minister.
Representative of tourist industry in Primorye asked to consider extension period of stay for foreigners with e-visa from 8 to 14 days and introduction of compulsory insurance policy for foreigners entering Russia.
At the moment e-visa for 8 days in Primorski Krai is opened for 18 states. Representative of tourist industry recommended discussing increase of list with countries for who will be opened simplified mode.