Mauritius residents will be required to obtain a visa to visit Russia. The type of Russian visa requires depends on a number of things, including the duration and intention of your journey in Russia.
Review the information below on the Russian e-Visa program and common questions foreign nationals have.
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).
What is a Russian e-Visa?
In August 2017, the Russian Federation began accepting visa applications online to help streamline their visa program for foreign nationals. 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 residents of Mauritius 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.
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.
What is the expiration date of a Russian e-Visa?
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.
Will I be able to 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 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.
- 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.
- Health Insurance Policy - You will need to prove you have reliable health insurance coverage for the length of your stay.
Get a Russia Visa | Citizens of Mauritius
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? If you do, reach out to our support staff who are available 24/7 . We are here to help you get your visa for Russia as soon as possible.
Have a great trip to Russia!