When going to Russia, Haitian citizens will need to consider getting a visa. It is required in order to enter the Russian Federation. Visas are separated by region, so make sure you get the right visa for the region of Russia you plan to enter and stay in during your trip.
Once the online e-Visa application is prepared and ready to go for Haitian citizens, iVisa will have it uploaded to our site so you can fill it out wherever you are in the world.
The Russia e-Visa Program | Frequently Asked Questions
By what date do I have to use my visa once I receive it?
The Russian e-Visa will expire after 30 days from the date of issuance. This means that you will need to enter Russia with the visa within 30 days from the issuance date or the visa will become invalid.
It is currently required to apply no less than 4 days before you travel to Russia and no more than 20 days before your intended arrival date.
Be sure to plan your trip to Russia within this time frame so you do not make the mistake of allowing your visa to expire before you can use it.
What type of travel is okay to do while I hold an e-Visa for Russia?
Currently, the Russian e-Visa can be used for various purposes: business travel, tourism, and humanitarian reasons (in sports, culture, science, and technology).
What is the Russian e-Visa program?
Russia began the e-Visa program in 2017 to help foreign travelers get their visa documents online.
Once citizens of Haiti are allowed to apply for an electronic visa for Russia, it will be released on iVisa’s website. Then we can help you more to figure out the best way to apply.
How many days am I allowed in Russia while holding a visa?
The e-Visa program currently allows visa holders to stay in Russia for up to 8 days from the date of entry in the country.
Am I allowed to cross borders in another region of Russia with a single e-Visa?
It depends on which region you enter and what the specific requirements are for that region according to Russian federal law. Most visas, though, are only good to use for the specific region that you chose to travel to.
What are the entry limits with a standard Russian e-Visa?
The Russian e-Visa is a single entry visa. This means you are permitted entry in the Russian Federation one time. If you exit or leave Russia, you will not be allowed to reenter the country without another visa.
What will be required to fill out a visa application for Russia?
At the bare minimum, you will need the following documents and information to fill out the online application for a Russian e-Visa:
- Health Insurance Policy - You will need to prove you have reliable health insurance coverage for the length of your stay.
- Invitation Letter - You can request an invitation letter from your Russian tour operator or the hotel or hostel you plan to stay at while in the country. In many cases, an invitation letter from a natural or legal person who currently lives in Russia is also accepted and can be used for business, study, tourism, or personal reasons. If you are lodging in different regions of Russia, you will need an invitation letter from each host of your stay.
- Valid Passport - Your passport needs to be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the last day you plan to be in Russia. Have a couple of blank pages for stamping purposes.
- Passport-Style Photo - Colored photos only, white background, ratio of 3.5 x 4.5
Citizens of Haiti | The Russian e-Visa Program
Having a visa means you are ready to go on vacation or on your trip to Russia. You can secure one in person at a consulate or embassy. Soon, Russia’s e-Visa program will extend to include Haitian residents.
Then you can get your visa online and have no worries about going out to get your visa in person. Let us know if you have further questions about the visa acquirement.