Dear guests! From October, 1, 2019 you can get electronic visa to visit Russia, Saint-Petersburg.
Nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa to enter Russia for 8 days.
E-visa is free of charge .
You can get it easily. All information is here: http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/spb_home_en.html
Some helpful information for traveller to Russia:
- There are a lot of mosquitos in Russia in summer
- US$ and also EURO are the best currencies to have in Russia
- Traveler's cheques are accepted at some banks & exchange offices but for a high
- Saint-Petersburg is a safe city if you treat it like any other megapolis
- Keep a photocopy of your passport & Russian visa apart from the original.
- We strongly recommend to keep all your valuables in the safe at
- Declare all your money & valuables. If you don't do that the customs
authorities will not let you leave the country with them. Don't loose your
declaration form. Don't declare more money when leaving the country than when you entered.
List of Goods that can be imported into Russia (in a limited amount) without paying customs fees:
||Amount (per person)
||20 liters for each car going
itself excluding the fuel in petrol tanks of the cars
|Jewelry & its parts
made of precious metals or other metals covered with precious ones, jewelry made of
natural or not natural pearls, precious or half-precious stones (natural or not)
Approximate list of goods that
can be imported / exported into / from Russia without paying customs fees:
- Things for self-hygiene.
- One's own jewelry.
- Photo & video cameras with a reasonable quantity of films & necessary things for
- Video cameras & portable video cassette recorders with a reasonable quantity of
- Portable musical instruments.
- Portable record players with records.
- Portable audio recording & reproducing equipment (including dictaphones) with films.
- Portable radio sets.
- Portable TV sets.
- Portable typewriters.
- Portable calculators.
- Laptop computers.
- Baby carts.
- Sport equipment like tents & other tourists' equipment, equipment for fishing,
mountaineering & SQUBA diving, sport guns with necessary things for them, bicycles,
sport boats up to 5.5 meters length, skis, tennis-rackets, surfing boards, equipment for
- Portable medical instruments & materials for them.
- Other goods that are obviously for self-use.