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Information for those who are going to Russia
14 july

Information for those who are going to Russia

In accordance with the amendments made to the resolution of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation dated 03/18/2020 “On ensuring the isolation regime in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19”, from July 15, foreign citizens enter the territory of Russia without requiring compliance with the quarantine with a medical document in Russian or English, confirming the negative result of a laboratory test on COVID-19, made no earlier than three calendar days before entry. In the absence of a medical certificate for coronavirus infection, the test can be done in Russia within three calendar days.<br />
Citizens of Russia must be tested for coronavirus within three calendar days from the date of arrival in Russia.<br />
If the test result is positive it is necessary to observe isolation at the place of stay until recovery (repeated test).<br />
The full text of the Regulation can be found at the link <a class="txttohtmllink" href="http://publication.pravo.gov.ru/Document/View/0001202007130036">http://publication.pravo.gov.ru/Document/View/0001202007130036</a><br />
Important message to Visitors of the Consulate General of Russia in Gothenburg
26 may

Important message to Visitors of the Consulate General of Russia in Gothenburg

The Consulate General of Russia in Gothenburg resumes the reception of Russian citizens on consular issues from May 27. Appointments can be done through the website <a class="txttohtmllink" href="http://gothenburg.kdmid.ru/">http://gothenburg.kdmid.ru/</a>.<br />
In connection with the epidemiological situation in the country, we urge all visitors to carry respiratory masks and disposable gloves.<br />
We urge you to refrain from visiting the consulate if you feel the symptoms of an onset disease (fever, cough, etc.). Do not expose your own health, the health of other visitors, and consular staff to unnecessary risk!<br />
We remind you that if necessary, you can contact us by phone 031408084 or email <a class="txttohtmllink" href="mailto:info.conrugt@telia.com" title="Написать письмо">info.conrugt@telia.com</a><br />
We draw the attention of foreign citizens to the continuing restrictions on the issuance of Russian visas and entry into the Russian Federation.<br />
We count on your understanding and wish you good health.<br />
Electronic visa to visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region
27 september / 2019

Electronic visa to visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region

From October 1, 2019 according to the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated 18 July 2019 No. 347 citizens of Andorra, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, the People's Republic of China (including Taiwan), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican can apply at a specialized website of Russian MFA (<a class="txttohtmllink" href="http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/">http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/</a>) for single business, humanitarian and tourist visas in the form of an electronic document (electronic visas, e-visas) to visit the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.<br />
Electronic visa is free and is issued based on an application of a foreign citizen that is filled in online at the above mentioned website of Russian MFA no later than 4 days before the proposed date of arrival and with a digital photo added to the application in the form of an electronic file. No additional documents are needed for electronic visa application.<br />
Electronic visa is valid within 30 days starting from the date of issuance and allows 8 days of stay in the Russian Federation starting from the date of arrival.<br />
Electronic visa to visit the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region is valid for entry into and exit from the Russian Federation only through the following State border crossing points of the Russian Federation located on the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region:<br />
•    air checkpoint «Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo)»;<br />
•    naval checkpoints «Vysotsk», «Big port of Saint Petersburg (Marine station section)», «Passenger port Saint Petersburg»;<br />
•    automobile checkpoints «Ivangorod», «Torfyanovka», «Brusnitchnoe», «Svetogorsk»;<br />
•    pedestrian checkpoint «Ivangorod».<br />
Entry and exit to Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region with electronic visa by railway is currently not possible.<br />
Foreign citizens who have obtained electronic visas to visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region have the right to remain and travel only within the territory of the Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.<br />
Specialized automated website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (<a class="txttohtmllink" href="https://evisacheck.kdmid.ru/">https://evisacheck.kdmid.ru/</a>) can be used in order to check whether a foreign citizen holds a valid electronic visa. <br />
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Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Gothenburg, Sweden

Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Gothenburg, Sweden

Address: Sankt Sigfridsgatan 1, Box 5093, 402 22 Göteborg
Telephone: +46 31 40 80 84
Fax: +46 31 40 89 00
E-mail: info.consrugt@telia.com