The Russian government ordered the Foreign Ministry to sign an agreement with Georgia, Latvia, and Tunisia.  It should be noted that for visa-free travel in Russia, passengers by ferry (cruise ship passengers do not count) can only arrive at ports defined by the Russian legislation in force: (Agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Community on Facilitating the Issuance of Visas to Citizens of the Russian Federation and the European Union of 25.05.2006). Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Poland on the conditions for the reciprocal visit of citizens of the Russian Federation and citizens of the Republic of Poland of 18.09.2003) A diplomatic visa shall be issued to a foreign national with a diplomatic passport. A diplomatic visa is issued: the same visa-free regime applies to passengers travelling on ferries from Helsinki and Tallinn, which are of the company St Peter Line, although you must book your own accommodation in case of ferry sailing. Here too it is possible to visit Moscow within 72 hours. To learn more about free tours in Moscow and St. Petersburg, click here. From August 8, 2017, the Russian Foreign Ministry began implementing the eVisa program. Citizens of the 18 countries could apply for an eVisa to visit regions of the Far Eastern Federal District.  As of July 1, 2019, citizens of the 54 countries were able to apply for a business, humanitarian aid and tourist visa to travel to the territory of Kaliningrad.  As of June 8, 2019, citizens of Taiwan were added to the Far Eastern list.  As of October 1, 2019, electronic visas are valid for St.
Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast.  On the 24th The new Far East electronic visa list was approved on January 1, 2020.   The list of countries has therefore become uniform for all regions where an electronic visa is requested. Citizens of countries in this group can stay up to 30 days without a visa in the Russian Federation. They are not allowed to work in Russia. No visa is required for holders of a diplomatic passport: no more than 90 days within 180 days (Agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Community on facilitating the issuance of visas for citizens of the Russian Federation and the European Union of 25.05.2006) Chinese citizens can travel to Russia without a visa for a maximum period of 15 days, if they are travelling in a group of 5 to 50 B. accompanied by a representative of a tour operator registered in both countries. Participants and members of delegations participating in musical events will benefit from either a simplified visa regime (e.g. B Eurovision Song Contest 2009), i.e. the right to visa-free travel (e.g. International Tchaikovsky Competition 2015). Currently (September 2015), the Russian government provides for the law on the permanent abolition of the visa requirement for participants and members of the jury of art competitions. These rules will focus on the International Tchaikovsky Competition.  Although not necessarily printed on the visa (depending on the embassy), a photo is required in the visa application. The visa application form can be completed online and submitted to the diplomatic representation.  No visa is required for holders of diplomatic and service passports (agreement between the Government of the USSR and the Government of the People`s Republic of Kampuchea on a visa-free regime for citizens of both states on business trips with diplomatic or service passports of 17.03.1988) Since May 2009, international tourists who pass through several ports by regular ferry can get there, up to 72 hours without a visa in Russia. provided that they spend the night on board or in accommodation specially authorised by the travel agency.  Travellers who are nationals of the following 63 countries are not required to apply for a visa before travelling to Russia, provided that the duration of their journey is within the visa-free limit set out below.   Several countries have now concluded bilateral agreements with the Russian Federation to allow their citizens to travel to Russia without a visa.
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