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Electronic visa to visit Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region
27 september

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 (http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/) 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.
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.
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.
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:
•    air checkpoint «Saint Petersburg (Pulkovo)»;
•    naval checkpoints «Vysotsk», «Big port of Saint Petersburg (Marine station section)», «Passenger port Saint Petersburg»;
•    automobile checkpoints «Ivangorod», «Torfyanovka», «Brusnitchnoe», «Svetogorsk»;
•    pedestrian checkpoint «Ivangorod».
Entry and exit to Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region with electronic visa by railway is currently not possible.
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.
Specialized automated website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (https://evisacheck.kdmid.ru/) can be used in order to check whether a foreign citizen holds a valid electronic visa.

Visa Application Center changed the contact information!
29 march

Visa Application Center changed the contact information!

Please, pay attention that Visa application Center in Gothenburg has changed the operator. You can apply for a visa at Interlink Visa Center.
Address: Russian visa application center
Interlink Service
Friggagatan 12B,
411 01 Göteborg, Sweden

Telephone: +46 031 79 60 450
E-mail: goteborg@interlinkservice.ru
Electronic visa to visit the Kaliningrad region

Electronic visa to visit the Kaliningrad region

From July 1, 2019 according to the Russian Federation Government resolution No. 595 of 15 May 2019 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 (http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/index_en.html) for single business, humanitarian and tourist visas in the form of an electronic document (electronic visas, e-visas) to visit the territory of the Kaliningrad region.

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.
Electronic visa is valid within 30 days starting from the date of issue and allow 8 days of stay in the Russian Federation starting from the date of arrival.

Electronic visa to visit the territory of the Kaliningrad 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 the Kaliningrad region:

air checkpoint «Kaliningrad (Khrabrovo)»;
maritime checkpoints «Kaliningrad» (areas in Kaliningrad, Baltiysk, Svetly);
road checkpoints «Bagrationovsk», «Gusev», «Mamonovo (Gzhekhotki)», «Mamonovo (Gronovo)», «Morskoye», «Pogranichnyy», «Sovetsk», «Chernyshevskoye»;
railway checkpoints «Mamonovo», «Sovetsk».
Foreign citizens who have obtained electronic visas to visit the Kaliningrad region have the right to remain and move only within the territory of the Kaliningrad region. This type of visa does not allow foreign citizens to enter other regions of the Russian Federation for the purpose of transit to or from the Kaliningrad region, including through the airports during direct (nonstop) flights.

For checking whether a foreign citizen holds a valid electronic visa can be used a specialized automated website of Russian MFA (https://evisacheck.kdmid.ru/).
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