Foreign citizens from some countries can enter Russia using a single electronic visa

Since August 1, 2023, Russian Federation resumed the order of foreign citizens entering Russian Federation with a single electronic visa.

In addition, since August 1, the list of foreign countries whose citizens can apply for an electronic visa to enter the Russian Federation has been expanded.

At present, citizens of 55 foreign countries, including Vietnam, India, China, Cambodia, North Korea, Myanmar, Singapore, Japan and other countries, can enter Russia using a single electronic visa.

Entry is possible through border checkpoints (https://electronic-visa according to the list approved by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 2571-r dated 06.10.2020.

A single electronic visa gives the right to single entry with a guest or business visit, as a tourist, as well as a participant in scientific, cultural, socio-political, economic and sporting events. The visa is valid for 60 days from the date of registration. At the same time, you are allowed to stay in the country is no more than 16 days from the moment of entry.

Advantages of a single electronic visa:

Quick registration - an electronic visa is issued within a period of no more than 4 calendar days, regardless of weekends and holidays.

Simple registration - no invitations or confirmations are needed. Just fill out an application on the website.

Convenience - you do not need to spend your personal or working time visiting the consulate during its office hours. The site can be accessed 24/7.

You need to use the website of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for submitting an application in electronic form for a single electronic visa: