ABOUT THE RUSSIA VLADIVOSTOK e-VISA FOR CITIZENS OF AUSTRIA

ABOUT THE RUSSIA VLADIVOSTOK e-VISA FOR CITIZENS OF AUSTRIA

iVisa | Updated on Jul 27, 2020

Last October, President Putin announced that Russia would be allowing Austrian tourists and business people to enter St. Petersburg on a simplified Visa.

This year, Russia promised to offer simplified e-visas to citizens of 53 countries including Austria, North Korea, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Qatar, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Turkey, Japan, as well as all EU member states other than the United Kingdom in 2021.

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This is to attract over 12 million tourists next year and to try to lower visitors’ claims which affirm that getting a visa to Russia is often very difficult. With this strategy, Putin also strives to collect around $15 billion in annual tourism income by the end of his presidential term in 2024.

This new type of simplified visa is definitely good news for Austrians who frequently travel to Russia for business. However, you don’t have to wait till 2021 to apply for an electronic visa if you need to travel to St Petersburg or Vladivostok in the fall, you can actually process yours easily through iVisa’s reliable platform before you travel.

If you need to visit Russia in the next few weeks, please read this important information that will explain in detail how you can request your Russia eVisa from the comfort of your own home, or from any location.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS A RUSSIA eVISA AND WHY DO I NEED ONE TO ENTER THIS COUNTRY?

The Russia eVisa is an official document that will enable you to access and move within Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, or Kaliningrad for tourist and business purposes. Usually, this document also allows you to stay in Russia for up to 8 days Per Entry. Petitioners will get their visas as a landing authorization through email after filling out an uncomplicated application form with all the required information.

You’ll need to show this authorization to the immigration border control at the moment of arrival so you can enter Russia.

You may apply for a Saint Petersburg eVisa, a Far East (Vladivostok) eVisa, or a Kaliningrad eVisa depending on the region you want to visit.

Please know that without any of these, you will be denied entry to Russia.

Apply for your eVisa on this page.

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO PROVIDE YOU TO PROCESS MY eVISA?

You only need to provide the following documents for you to quickly process your electronic visa through iVisa’s highly reliable platform:

  • Scan of your Passport: we need you to submit a scan of your valid passport so we can have all your details and contact information.
  • Return Flight Ticket: please note that this document is only valid for 30 days after issued. This means that you can only stay in Russia for a specific period of time on each entry and that you will need to show proof of your valid return ticket to the immigration authorities.
  • Accommodation Proof: it can be a hotel or an AIRBNB reservation.
  • Valid Email Address: our review team will send the document directly to your email, this is why you need to submit a valid email address.
  • Method of Payment: you will be allowed to use Paypal or a valid credit or debit card to pay for the fees.

WHAT ARE THE STANDARD PROCEDURE TIMES AND FEES TO GET MY ELECTRONIC VISA?

We fully understand why times and prices are often the main concerns. The great news is, iVisa has developed a speedy and secure way for you to easily apply for the type of Russia eVisa that you need prior to your trip. Here are the available procedure times for you to choose the one that is most appropriate for your travel requirements:

Saint Petersburg eVisa (Valid for 30 days with a single-entry)

  • Standard Procedure Time – you’ll have your document in 9 days, and the price will be USD 25.00 (fees included).
  • Rush Procedure Time – you’ll get your document in 7 days, and the price will be USD 40.00 (all service fees included).
  • Super Rush Procedure Time – this is the fastest option there is. You will get the eVisa in 5 days, by paying USD 50.00.

Far East (Vladivostok) eVisa (Valid for 30 days with a single-entry)

  • Standard Procedure Time – you’ll have your document in 9 days, and the price will be USD 25.00 (fees included).
  • Rush Procedure Time – you’ll receive your document in 7 days, and the price will be USD 40.00 (all service fees included).
  • Super Rush Procedure Time – this is the fastest option available. You will get the eVisa in 5 days, by paying USD 50.00.

Kaliningrad eVisa (Valid for 30 days with a single-entry)

  • Standard Procedure Time – you’ll have your document in 9 days, and the price will be USD 25.00 (fees included).
  • Rush Procedure Time – you’ll get your document in 7 days, and the price will be USD 40.00 (all service fees included).
  • Super Rush Procedure Time – this is the fastest option available. You will get the eVisa in 5 days, by paying USD 50.00.

Please remember that you can reach out to us at any moment if you need assistance processing the type of eVisa that you want or if you have further questions about how to submit your request.

If you already know the type of electronic visa you wish to get, you can apply for it on this link.

HOW EXACTLY DO I PROCESS THE ELECTRONIC VISA?

After you’ve applied and sent your documents to iVisa, you’ll experience the most reliable way to apply for your electronic visa from the convenience of your own place! Plus, iVisa’s platform is extremely safe. We can assure you that sending out your application won’t take you longer than a couple of minutes by following our step-by-step method:

  • First, Fill out your application form here. Then, select the procedure time that is most suitable for your touring needs.

  • Second double-check the information you’ve provided by verifying that is indeed correct. Now, you can complete the online payment via Paypal or with your valid credit or debit card.

  • Third, just upload your passport scan or any other documents if it’s required. The last thing you’ll do will be to deliver the online form after you hit the “submit” button.

Once you’ve correctly sent out the form, iVisa’s diligent review team will carefully handle your application and send the electronic visa as a landing authorization directly to your email. Please note that you must show this authorization code to the immigration officers when you arrive at the airport.

HOW SAFE IS IVISA TO PROCESS MY ELECTRONIC VISA?

You can be certain that iVisa’s platform is very secure. Even though we are not related to the Government of Russia in any form, we are an accredited travel agency with a proficient work team that will take care of your application extremely well. If you wish to learn more about our full set of services, you can read what other clients have to say about us here.

CAN I TALK TO YOU IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

For sure. You can get in touch with any of our awesome agents whenever you like! Our helpful customer service reps are eager to solve any of your doubts 24/7. You can also reach out to them by emailing help@ivisa.com.

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