Which Passports do not need a permit for Russia?

Visitor regime - Explaining the process

Which passports do not need a visitor permit for Russia?

Citizens of the following countries do not need a Russian is at all or may not need a is depending on the reason and/or duration of the visit

Abkhazia.

Argentina

If your purpose of visiting Russia is a tourism, you don’t need Russian is for up to 90 days in 180 day period starting from the day of first entry.

is would be required:

  • for applicants staying for more than 90 days in a 180 day period;
  • for applicants going to Russia to conduct commercial or work-related activities.

Diplomat or Official passport holders would require is for the whole period of stay.

Armenia.

Azerbaijan.

Belarus.

Bolivia

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is. All others are required Russian is.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

You don’t need Russian is for up to 30 days for tourists and up to 90 days for other visitors. Tourist documents or the original invitation accordingly are required to be presented to the Russian Immigration authorities.

Brazil

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period for tourist, private visits or transit purposes only. In all other cases (including business) is is required.

Brunei

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is for up to 14 days. All others are required Russian is.

Chile

If you are a tourist, you don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period. This does not apply for work and business related visits and Diplomatic and Service passports holders.

Columbia

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

Croatia

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period. All others are required Russian is

Cuba.

Dominican Republic

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is for up to 90 days. All others are required Russian is

Ecuador

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

El Salvador

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days.

Guatemala

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is for up to 14 days. All others are required Russian is

Honduras

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

Hong Kong

You don’t need a is for up to 14 days of stay.

Iceland

If you have a Diplomatic and Service passports, you don’t need a is for up to 90 days. All others are required Russian is.

Israel

You don’t need Russian is for up to 90 days. Tourist documents or the original invitation accordingly are required to be presented to the Russian Immigration authorities. This does not apply for Diplomatic and Service passports holders.

Kazakhstan.

Kirghiz Republic.

Republic of Korea

You don’t need a Russian is for up to 60 days for the tourists.

Macedonia

For tourism you don’t need the Russian is for up to 30 days and up to 90 days for other purposes. Tourist documents or the original invitation accordingly are required to be presented to the Russian Immigration authorities.

Mauritius

For tourism or business purpose you don’t need the is for up to 60 days .

Moldova.

Mongolia

If you have Diplomatic or Service passport you don’t need a is for up to 30 days. In case of consequent trips, total amount of days spent in Russia cannot exceed 90 days in a period of 180 days from the date of first entrance.

Montenegro

You don’t need a is for up to 30 days stay. This does not apply for Diplomatic and Service passports holders.

Mozambique

If you have Diplomatic or Service passport you don’t need a is for up to 30 days.

Nicaragua

You don’t need a is for up to up to 90 days of stay.

Panama

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

Paraguay

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

Peru

If you are a tourist, you don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period. This does not apply for work and business related visits and Diplomatic and Service passports holders.

Serbia

If you have biometric passport obtained after April 9th, 2008, you can stay in Russia up to 30 days. Diplomatic or Official passport holders without accreditation in Russia can stay up to 90 days. Serbian nationalities with temporary and permanent resident permits can stay without time limits. In all other cases is is required. This does not apply for Yugoslavian passports holders.

The Republic of South Africa

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days, with the exception of work, study and residence

Thailand

If you have ordinary passport, you don’t need a is for up to 30 days stay. Diplomatic and Service passports holders can stay for up to 90 days.

Tajikistan.

Ukraine.

Uruguay

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days in 180 days period.

Uzbekistan.

Venezuela

You don’t need a is for up to 90 days of stay. This does not apply for Diplomatic and Service passports holders.

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Double Entrycovers 1 person for 2 entries and 2 exits within a 90 day period

Double Entrycovers 1 person for 2 entries and 2 exits within a 90 day period

Important: eis is only available if you can answer yes to all the following; 1) you are travelling to St Petersburg only or Kaliningrad only and arriving by flight or boat. 2) You are staying 7 nights / 8 days or less. If you cannot answer yes to all of these, please reselect 'Supporting Documents'.
To apply for this is you must have previously held at least two 12 month business is for Russia.

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