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NEW FREE Electronic Visa to St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

Electronic visa to St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.

Citizens of 53 countries can visit St. Petersburg having just an electronic visa. List of countries citizens who can visit St. Petersburg on an electronic visa:

European countries: Austria, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Vatican, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal , Romania, San Marino, Northern Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Finland, France, Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia

American countries: Mexico

Countries of Asia and Oceania: Bahrain, India, Indonesia, Iran, Qatar, China, Taiwan, North Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Singapore, Philippines, Japan

If you or your guests (partners) are citizens of the mentioned countries and plan to visit only St. Petersburg, then you can apply for a free electronic visa. To do this, at least 5 days before the start of the trip, you need to fill out an application on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

An electronic visa is a single entry and is issued for a period of 30 calendar days, starting from the date of issue.

The permitted stay in the Russian Federation with an electronic visa is up to 8 days, starting from the date of entry, within the validity period of the visa. The day of arrival and day of departure is considered as 2 days.


With an electronic visa to St. Petersburg, you can only enter through the following checkpoints.

By plane: via Pulkovo Airport

By road: Ivangorod, Torfyanovka, Lingonberry, Svetogorsk

By sea: “Big port of St. Petersburg (Marine station)”, “Passenger port of St. Petersburg”

On foot through the pedestrian checkpoint "Ivangorod."

IMPORTANT: when booking tickets, you cannot buy tickets for connecting flights through Moscow or other cities of the Russian Federation.