Russia new e-visa policy for 2021
Russia sets up an e-visa system for e-visas for a short stay and single entry to foreign nationals
According to Russian media, the electronic visa was introduced by the Russian authorities in 2017 However, the launch date in 2021 has not been announced yet.
the launch date will be announced keeping in view the status of the covid-19
earlier foreigners coming to Russia on e-visa were allowed to travel to only a few regions of Russia but now foreigners with e-visa will be allowed to travel across the country.
Which countries are eligible for e-visa in Russia?
the list of countries which citizens are allowed to apply for e-visa is approved by the Russian Government it incudes
- Czech republic
- Dem. people of Korea
- The Netherland
- North Macedonia
- The Philippians
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- Vatican and two more
To apply for an e-visa applicants will have to pay 40 bucks for their photographs, a scanned copy of their passport, and a fee, after which the visa will be issued in four days and will be valid for the next 60 days