E-visa to St. Petersburg


E-visa to St. Petersburg

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree of e-visa system to be launched in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad oblast (region) since October 1, 2019. A correspomding document has been published.

According to the decree e-visa will be given for free, will not require invitations and will provide international visitors with an opportunity to stay at the territory of these two regions for not more than 8 days. Applications must be done within the period from 4 to 30 days prior to the trip.

The list of the countries whose citizens will be allowed to use this procedure will be published before October 1. 

Previously e-visas were tested at the territory of Kaliningrad oblast (region). The procedure proved to be good, so it is going to be implemented in St. Petersburg soon. 

By October 2019 St. Petersburg Card is preparing a new offer. Updates will be published at the official site.