Russia Seeks to Revive Tourism Through Multiple-Entry Tourist Visas

By |2020-05-23T14:33:15+02:00May 23rd, 2020|Russia Visa/Passport News|

The Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia (Rostourism) plans to relax visa rules after the country reopens its borders, as an effort to help the country recover from the damages caused by the [...]

Russia’s Tourism Agency Wants Multiple-Entry Tourist Visas Valid for Five Years

By |2020-04-28T11:32:33+02:00April 28th, 2020|Russia Visa/Passport News|

The Russian Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism) has proposed a multiple-entry tourist visa for foreigners that would be valid for up to five years, in a bid to help country’s tourism sector to recover [...]

Russia Signs Law on 3-Year Multi-Visa for Advance Development Territories

By |2020-04-09T10:32:23+02:00April 9th, 2020|Russia Visa/Passport News|

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has simplified the process of multi-entry working visas and increased to three years the period of validity for these visas issued for internationals acting as residents of the advance [...]

Japan-Russia Visa-Free Program to Be Postponed Due to Coronavirus

By |2020-08-26T10:25:16+02:00April 4th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Japan Visa/Passport News, Russia Visa/Passport News|

The visa-free exchange program between Japan and Russia will be put off this year, due to coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese government announced. The Japanese part seeks to begin this year's exchanging program in [...]

Russia Suspends Visa Issuance and Closes All Borders Until May: Coronavirus

By |2020-03-27T15:42:18+02:00March 20th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Russia Visa/Passport News|

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Russia has decided to suspend the processing of all documents as well as the issuance of visas, including electronic visas, Russia's Foreign Affairs Ministry announced. In addition, starting from [...]

Russia Excludes Business Visa Holders From Coronavirus Entry Ban 

By |2020-02-24T17:19:56+02:00February 24th, 2020|Russia Visa/Passport News|

Russia’s entry ban for Chinese citizens due to the coronavirus, will not include official, business, humanitarian and transit visas, the Foreign Ministry of Russia has revealed. The temporary ban that came into force [...]

UK Not Included in Russia’s New E-Visa for EU Citizens

By |2020-02-21T10:12:49+02:00February 20th, 2020|Russia Visa/Passport News|

Russia’s plan to facilitate visa procedures for citizens of the European Union members, in order to increase tourism is coming into life. But, in the latest decision of the world’s biggest country by [...]

Visa-Free Travel Deal Between the Maldives and Russia Takes Effect

By |2019-08-03T15:15:25+02:00July 27th, 2019|Russia Visa/Passport News|

A previously signed agreement between the Maldives’ authorities and the government of the Russian Federation on visa-free trips for tourism and transit purposes has come into force on July 25. From now on, [...]

Russia to Update and Expand Its E-Visa Program

By |2019-08-03T15:15:26+02:00June 10th, 2019|Russia Visa/Passport News|

The Russian authorities are looking forward to updating their e-visa program by adding several more countries, extending validity period and making the e-visas valid for more Russian ports of entry than currently. According [...]

Russia Grants UAE Nationals with Visa-Free Entry

By |2019-08-19T15:04:21+02:00February 21st, 2019|Russia Visa/Passport News, United Arab Emirates Visa/Passport News|

The Russian Federation has waived nationals of the United Arab Emigrated from the entry visa requirement.  According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation starting February 17 [...]

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