Monaco citizens will require a visa to enter Russia. The type of Russian visa you need is determined by many factors, including how much time and purpose you expect to stay in Russia. In the very short future, without need of a consulate or embassy, you will be able to obtain a Russia e-Visa or electronic visa online.
See the following information on the Russian e-Visa program and specific concerns about securing a visa for Russia.
The Russia e-Visa Program | Common Questions & Answers
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 citizens of Monaco 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 times can I enter Russia with an e-Visa?
The Russian e-Visa is a single entry visa.
What type of travel is allowed using a Russian e-Visa?
Russian e-Visas can currently be used for a variety of purposes: business, tourism, and humanitarian.
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. Most visas, though, are only good to use for the specific region that you chose to travel to.
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:
- 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.
- 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.
Do I need medical insurance if I am a foreign citizen traveling to Russia?
You will be required to get personal medical insurance for international travel.
Get a Russia Visa | Citizens of Monaco
The Russian e-Visa is a great way to skip the embassy or consulate. When it's ready, go back to iVisa.com and fill out an online application for Russia's e-Visa program.
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.