Mauritania's residents will require a visa to enter Russia. The kind of Russian visa required depends on many things, including the duration of your travel to Russia. You don't need to visit a consulate or embassy to receive a Russian e-Visa online.
The Russia e-Visa Program | Common Questions & Answers
How long can I stay in Russia with an e-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.
What type of travel is allowed using a Russian e-Visa?
Currently, the Russian e-Visa can be used for various purposes: business travel, tourism, and humanitarian reasons (in sports, culture, science, and technology).
How many times can I enter Russia with an 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 is a Russian e-Visa?
The Russian Federation started accepting visa applications online in August 2017 to help simplify the foreign national visa system. This e-Visa program is currently open to citizens of 53 nations. Once citizens of Mauritania are allowed to apply for an electronic visa for Russia, it will be released on iVisa’s website.
Do I need medical insurance if I am a foreign citizen traveling to Russia?
Yes. You will need to acquire personal medical insurance for international travel.
Can I travel between different regions of Russia with the same e-Visa?
It depends on which region you enter and what the specific requirements are for that region according to Russian federal law.
What is the expiration date of a Russian e-Visa?
The Russian e-Visa will expire after 30 days from the date of issuance. It is currently required to apply no less than 4 days before you travel to Russia and no more than 20 days before your planned arrival date.
Be sure to plan your trip to Russia within this timeframe so you do not make the mistake of allowing your visa to expire before you can use it.
What documents and information are required to fill out a Russia e-Visa application?
At the bare minimum, you will need the following documents and information to fill out the online application for a Russian e-Visa:
- 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 - You will need to prove you have reliable health insurance coverage for the length of your stay.
- Passport-Style Photo - Colored photos only, white background, ratio of 3.5 x 4.5
- 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.
Get a Russia Visa | Citizens of Mauritania
The Russian e-Visa is a great way to skip going to the embassy or consulate. When it is ready, come back to iVisa.com and fill out an online application for the e-Visa program of Russia.
Do you have more questions? Then please reach out to our support staff who are available 24/7. We are always here to help you get your visa for Russia as soon as possible.