On 26 September 2019 the Russian government published Decree № 1252 regulating how foreign nationals can obtain a Russian electronic visa (e-visa) to visit Saint Petersburg and/or the Leningrad region.
Since 1 October 2019, the citizens of 53 countries have had the right to apply for a single entry e-visa to visit Saint Petersburg and/or the Leningrad region (‘Leningradskaya oblast’) for business, tourism or humanitarian purposes. Entry / departure to / from Saint Petersburg and/or the Leningrad region under a valid e-visa can only be done via Pulkovo (St. Petersburg) airport, the passenger ports of Saint Petersburg, and the Port of Vysotsk, via certain Finland-Russia and Estonia-Russia cross border points. For details, please see the print version in pdf on the right.
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