Obtaining a visa is a major step in preparing for a trip to Russia for the citizen of Jordan. The e-Visa program allows foreign nationals who are visiting Russia temporarily to apply for and get their visa online so you don’t have to go in person to get it.
Unfortunately, it is not yet available for Jordanians seeking to travel to Russia. But you can still get a regular paper visa. Check out our information below on getting a visa for your Russian travel.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Russian e-Visa Program
Length of Stay Allowed with a Russian e-Visa
From the date of entry, you will be allowed no more than 8 days to explore the region of Russia to which your visa is attached.
Crossing Regional Borders with a Russian Visa
Russian federal law normally does not allow foreign travelers to cross borders of regions with the same e-Visa. You may need to get a different visa for each region of Russia you plan to visit. Check with your visa provider for more details.
Russian e-Visa Explanation
This e-Visa program is currently open to citizens of 53 countries looking to travel to specific regions of Russia such as the Far Eastern Federal District, Kaliningrad, Saint Petersburg, and Leningrad Oblast.
Once citizens of Jordan 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.
Entry Limits for the Russia 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.
Four Major Travel Regions of Russia
The following regions of Russia currently allow foreign citizens to enter the borders with a valid e-Visa:
- The Far East
- Kaliningrad Oblast
- St. Petersburg
You can use our Visa Checker Tool to see if you have any e-Visa options currently available to use. You’ll need a separate visa for each part of Russia you visit.
The Russia e-Visa Application: Documents & Information Required
For the online application for the Russia e-Visa, you will at minimum need:
- Passport-Style Photos - Colored photos only, white background, ratio of 3.5 x 4.5
- 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.
- Health Insurance Policy - For the length of your stay in Russia, you must prove you have adequate health insurance for emergencies.
- Payment Method - It’s always a good idea to check with your visa application center to see if they accept cash, credit/debit card, or all options.
- 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.
Expiry Date for Russian e-Visas
There is a 30-day window to use your e-Visa for Russia once it is issued. Find the “Date of Issuance” on the visa and add thirty days.
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.
Russian e-Visa: Valid Travel Reasons
Currently, the Russian e-Visa can be used for various purposes: business travel, tourism, and humanitarian reasons (in sports, culture, science, and technology).
Starting the Russian Visa Application Process for Jordan Residents
We are here 24/7 if you have a question about acquiring travel documents. While we do not have the e-Visa program for Russia ready for Jordan citizens yet, iVisa will post it once Russia’s government releases it for your country.
Try out the Visa Checker Tool to see what other e-Visa programs are available for your nationality. Good luck, and we are here to guide you through the travel document processes.