Important information for travellers to Russia
E-visa to the free port of Vladivostok
Nationals of Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, China, DPRK, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey, and UAE can visit the territory of Free Port Vladivostok with a single entry e-visa for up to 8 days. Apply online here: http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/index_en.html
Before entering Russia the migration card must be filled in and presented to the migration officer when entering and exiting Russia. The card is also required for migration registration at the place of stay, and must be kept by the foreign national during their stay in Russia.
In accordance with the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 413 of August 16, 2004 “On migration card”, the migration cards are distributed free of charge by immigration officers at all ports of entry to the Russian Federation.
A filled-in migration card should be presented at check-point to immigration officer for official stamping.
A foreign national must carry migration card during the whole period of stay in the Russian Federation and submit it along with other documents for migration registration at the place of stay.
In case of loss or damage of the migration card a foreign national must notify an appropriate local office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation within three days. Provided that travel documents used to enter Russia are presented, a duplicate card is issued free of charge.
When leaving the Russian Federation, a foreign national must submit the card to a migration officer at port of exit.
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2) a foreign national temporarily resident or temporarily staying in the Russian Federation – after seven working days from his/her arrival at the place of stay, except, when that foreign national:
a) is in a hotel or in some other organisation providing hotel services, in a spa resort, health resort, recreation centre, camping, travel camp, children’s holiday camp, medical organisation providing medical aid in hospital conditions or a social service organisation;