Russia Update

Dear Travels Partners,

Russia to offer e-visa for Indians starting Jan 1, 2021

Russia will be offering e-visa from 1 January 2021 to 52 countries including India. The information was shared at the Discover Moscow Digital Roadshow. Indians can file for an electronic visa to enter Russia for tourist, business, humanitarian and guest visits. E-visa will be valid for 60 days from the date of receipt, for up to 16 days to travel to all regions of Russia Tourists will not be required to provide an invitation, hotels reservations or any other documents to confirm the purpose of the trip. They have to pay a counsellor fee of about US $ 40, and it will be free for children under 6 years. The period of issuing the e visa will not be longer than 4 calendar days the date of submission. The application can be submitted by a travel agent as well.