Travel Documents for St. Petersburg, Russia
Visa Required for USA, CAN and UK guests with private arrangements with an external tour company for the ports of St. Petersburg, Sochi and Novorossiysk. Visa request must be accompanied by confirmation letter from licensed Russian tour provider.
An E-visa is being implemented for the port of St. Petersburg, Russia for guests who would like to tour the city on their own. The E-visa is free of charge as long as guests apply via the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
The issued E-visa will be valid for 30 days, allowing a single entry for stays up to 8 days. Applicants must apply for the E-Visa within 20 days of their intended arrival and no later than 4 days before.
Although the E-visa is single entry, this will allow the guests to go through the St. Petersburg immigration check points multiple times during any stays that are multiple days long.