The Kaliningrad Oblast Region is now a member of the Russian Federation that was earlier governed by the USSR. Kaliningrad can be found between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea. Kaliningrad requires an entry visa for individuals from Ireland to enter the region, which is why we developed this eVisa. The Russian Foreign Ministry has permitted Irish citizens and individuals from many countries across the globe to sign up for an eVisa to enter and visit Kaliningrad for vacation. Keep reading to know how to apply online with iVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have an Irish passport, do I need a visa to visit Russia?
If visa cost is zero, why do I need to pay?
Apply ahead and avoid wasting hours lining in the airport waiting to complete the visa can make you waste time you can use to plan your trip. That is why iVisa service costs an affordable fee because we do the job easy for you. And there is no need to visit the embassy.
What is the Kaliningrad eVisa?
The Kaliningrad eVisa is an official document that allows visitors entry into and travel within the Russian region of Kaliningrad for tourism purposes.
How long is the Kaliningrad eVisa valid for?
Your Kaliningrad eVisa will be valid for 30 days after arrival. This visa also allows a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 8 days Per Entry.
What do I need to apply for the Kaliningrad eVisa?
To complete your online eVisa application for your trip to Kaliningrad, please gather these documents:
Valid Passport - You are required to have at least six-months left on your passport from the date you plan to leave the region. You will also need your passport to have at least one blank page for stamping.
Travel Itinerary - Security staff at your port of entry will want to check your flight schedules to make sure you plan to leave Kaliningrad before your visa expires.
Digital Photo - This photo must have been taken within the last 3 months.
Payment Method - To securely pay for your e-Visa order, use a debit card, credit card or PayPal.
What are the processing times and prices?
For those flying from Ireland to Kaliningrad, iVisa offers three processing options:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 9 Business Days, and the price is USD 25.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 7 Business Days, and the total price of it is USD 40.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Kaliningrad eVisa in only 5 Business Days, and you will be charged USD 50.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Kaliningrad eVisa work?
iVisa uses the Kaliningrad eVisa system to process Kaliningrad eVisas. So your eVisa is issued electronically by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We use the information provided in the eVisa system and after the Russian government checks it out, we are advised of the outcome of your eVisa.
How long does it take to apply for a Kaliningrad eVisa?
It will take you less than 10 minutes to fill the application form. We do the rest!
How can I apply for a Kaliningrad eVisa?
The application process has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
After submitting your application, you just need to wait for your eVisa to arrive at your email in the timeframe chosen. It will arrive in PDF format.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
To apply for others, you need to have all the required documents. Then, just fill in the application form with his or her data. If you want to apply for more persons, just click on 'Add new applicant'.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
Your Kaliningrad eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee. So, please, if this is the case, contact immediately one of our customer service representatives to assist you.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Kaliningrad eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.