Russia visa for Chinese citizens

Russia visa for Chinese citizens
iVisa | Updated on Jan 16, 2020

While Chinese citizens can only apply for the Russian electronic visa to the Kalinigrad region (the rule applies only to that region), iVisa can still help Chinese citizens with this process. iVisa can help those travelers get this eVisa by applying online, and if you follow a few simple steps, you can get it in as little as 5 Business Days.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a Chinese passport, do I need a visa to visit Russia?

Yes. As a Chinese citizen. you can apply for a Kalinigrad eVisa online. To check the requirements click here.

If visa cost is zero, why do I need to pay?

By applying ahead you avoid wasting hours lining in the airport, or the embassy, waiting to complete the visa process. Instead you can use this time to prepare for your trip. We make things easier for you by handling the application process, that´s why we charge a small service fee. Best part is that you don´t need to visit the embassy.

What is the Kaliningrad eVisa?

The Kaliningrad eVisa is an official document that allows visitors entry into and travel within the Russian region of Kaliningrad for tourism purposes.

How long is the Kaliningrad eVisa valid for?

Your Kaliningrad eVisa will be valid for 30 days after arrival and allows a Single Entry for a maximum stay of 8 days Per Entry.

What do I need to apply for the Kaliningrad eVisa?

To apply with iVisa, you just will need a few things:

  • Passport – the general requirement is that your passport needs to be valid at least for six months from your intended date of arrival.

  • A digital photo of you – it is recommended that the photo is recently taken. Just make sure that it meets the photo requirements.

  • E-mail address – when applying with iVisa, your visa will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.

  • Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal

What are the processing times and prices?

For those visiting Kaliningrad from China, iVisa offers three processing options:

  • Standard processing, it will take a maximum of 9 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the total price of USD 25.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing, it will take a maximum of 7 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the price of USD 40.00 (service fees included).

  • Super Rush processing, it will take a maximum of 5 Business Days to process your Kaliningrad eVisa application for the cost of USD 50.00 (service fees included).

How does the Kaliningrad eVisa work?

The Kaliningrad eVisa application process is very easy and 100 % online. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive a landing authorization that must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival.

The eVisa system is an online method of applying for visas from anywhere in the world. Some advantages of this system to the traveler are that visas can be applied for quickly over the internet at any time, from any location. Payment is made online at the time of the application.

How long does it take to apply for a Kaliningrad eVisa?

It will take you less than 10 minutes.

How can I apply for a Kaliningrad eVisa?

The application process has only three easy steps:

  1. The first step: fill in your general information and choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.

  2. The second step: revise step one and make the payment.

  3. The last step: questionnaire and a photo upload. At this point you will need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.

Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

What happens after I have applied?

Then, you just need to wait for your eVisa to arrive at your email in the timeframe chosen.

How can I apply for my family or friends?

You need to have all the required documents. Once you have them, just fill in the application form with his or her information. If you want to apply for more people, just click on 'Add new applicant'.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

Since your Kaliningrad eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make changes and you will have to apply again. So, please, if this is the case, contact one of our customer service representatives immediately to assist you.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Kaliningrad eVisa?

With our services, your information will be safe because we provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and contact one of our customer service representatives. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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