The Kaliningrad Region was once a member of the USSR. It is positioned between Poland and Lithuania on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Kaliningrad, or "Little Russia," as it is known, requires a unique visa from citizens of Malaysia to visit. Since July 2019, the Russian Foreign Ministry has allowed visitors from Malaysia and people from 52 other countries all over the world to sign up for an eVisa for both business and recreation visits to Kaliningrad. With iVisa, now you can apply online. Keep reading for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Malaysian 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 apply with iVisa, you just will need:
A photo taken in the last 3 months.
Your travel dates.
A credit/debit card or PayPal account.
What are the processing times and prices?
For those flying from Malaysia to Kaliningrad, iVisa offers three processing options:
If you select Standard processing, it will take a maximum of 9 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the total price of USD 25.00 (service fees included).
If you select Rush processing, it will take a maximum of 7 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the price of USD 40.00 (service fees included).
If you select Super Rush processing, it will take a maximum of 5 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the cost of USD 50.00 (service fees included).
Do I need to visit Kaliningrad using a particular port of entry?
Yes. The only ports of entry that can accept your eVisa include:
Kaliningrad Airport (Khrabrovo).
Mamonovo Railway Station.
Sovetsk Railway Station.
Bagrationovsk Land Route.
Gusev Land Route.
Mamonovo Land Route (Gzhekhotki).
Mamonovo Land Route (Gronovo).
Morskoye Land Route.
Pogranichnyy Land Route.
Sovetsk Land Route.
Chernyshevskoye Land Route.
Kaliningrad Sea Port.
Kaliningrad Sea Port - Baltiysk.
Kaliningrad Sea Port - Svetly.
How does the Kaliningrad eVisa work?
The Kaliningrad eVisa application process is very simple and 100% online. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive a landing authorization that must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival. Yes, it’s that simple.
The eVisa system is an online method of applying for visas from anywhere in the world. Some advantages of this system to the traveler are that visas can be applied for quickly over the internet at any time, from any location. Payment is made online at the time of the application.
How long does it take to apply for a Kaliningrad eVisa?
It will take you less than 10 minutes of your time.
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?
Then, 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?
First, 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.