What is e-visa for Russia?


An electronic visa is a new type of visa document by which citizens of foreign states who do not have a visa-free regime with Russia can come to the Russian Federation. The validity period of an electronic visa to Russia can be from 1 to 30 days and allows you to stay in Russia from 1 to 8 days.

This visa format has been introduced as an experiment that continues to this day. You do not need an invitation to receive an electronic visa, and it is issued free of charge.

Brief information about e-visa:

  • Duration: 1 to 8 days*
  • Average price: free, later ≈3000 rubles (≈50$)
  • Multiplicity: once
  • Receive speed: 1 to 4 days**
  • Avaliable for entry

With this instruction, you can prepare all the necessary documents in 1 hour, and you just have to wait for the issuance of the visa itself. So what needs to be done?

  1. Have a valid passport
  2. Get Health Insurance
  3. Have your own photo in JPEG format (width to height ratio 35 × 45mm)
  4. Fill in the form on evisa.kdmid.ru
  5. Wait from 1 to 4 calendar days and receive the result of the consideration of the application by mail

If the electronic visa does not suit you, you can get an ordinary visa. Use the instructions below:

What documents are needed for a visa to Russia?

  • Valid passport
  • Health insurance policy valid throughout the Russian Federation
  • A completed visa application form at evisa.kdmid.ru with digital photography

If You want to apply for e-visa now - use the contact form below and our specialist will help You with all necessary preparings.