Learn More: Kaliningrad eVisa
RUSSIA IS OPEN- Russia re-opened for tourism on 25 January 2021.
On July 1st, 2019, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced the eVisa for citizens of 53 countries. This e-Visa allows travelers to enter the Kaliningrad region for tourist and business purposes and it enables them to stay in the Kaliningrad region for up to 8 days Per Entry from the date of entry. The Kaliningrad eVisa application process is very simple 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. Yes, it’s that simple.
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.
Required Documents to Apply
Travelers must have their passport with at least 6-months validity from the date of arrival and have at least 1 page available for stamping.
Applicants can remain in Kaliningrad for up to 8 days Per Entry
The Kaliningrad e-Visa is only valid for 30 days after arrival
Possession of an eVisa for Kaliningrad does not provide automatic right of entry for the holder into the region. An immigration officer at the port of entry may refuse entry to any person, if they think that such a person is unable to fulfill the immigration requirements or that such person's presence in Kaliningrad would be contrary to national interests or security.
The Kaliningrad eVisa is only available to travelers whose point of entry into Kaliningrad is one of the following:
Kaliningrad Airport (Khrabrovo)
Mamonovo Railway Station
Sovetsk Railway Station
Bagrationovsk Land Route
Gusev Land Route
Mamonovo Land Route (Gzhekhotki)
Mamonovo Land Route (Gronovo)
Morskoye Land Route
Pogranichnyy Land Route
Sovetsk Land Route
Chernyshevskoye Land Route
Kaliningrad Sea Port
Kaliningrad Sea Port - Baltiysk
Kaliningrad Sea Port - Svetly
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What is the Kaliningrad e-Visa?
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How long does it take to process my Kaliningrad e-Visa?
It depends on the processing time you choose. We offer three options:
Standard Processing: up to 9 days
Rush Processing: up to 7 days
Super Rush Processing: up to 5 days
How long is a Kaliningrad e-Visa valid for?
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Does obtaining an e-Visa guarantee me entry into Kaliningrad?
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Which countries are eligible for the Kaliningrad e-Visa?
- China (including Taiwan)
- Czech Republic
- Northern Macedonia
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea
- Vatican City
Vaccination requirements for travel to Russia
A yellow fever vaccine is required if traveling from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
More information in the following link:
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