Russia to Launch Electronic Visas for Indian Nationals from August 1, 2023, Offering Convenient Travel Options. Indian travelers can now apply for visas quickly and easily to visit Russia for guest, business, tourist purposes, and events. The single-entry visa will be issued within four calendar days, with a consular fee of around $40.
Prashant Chaudhary, Managing Director of Salvia Promoters and Representative of the Russian Union of Travel Industry in India, lauds the initiative as a boost to tourism, providing hassle-free visas for Indian tourists. With e-Visas and direct Delhi-Moscow flights by Aeroflot airlines, Russia becomes more accessible than ever. The e-Visa will be valid for 60 days, allowing a maximum stay of 16 days in Russia.
Russia, renowned for its rich culture and natural beauty, offers a plethora of destinations such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Lake Baikal, Yakutsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Sochi, Kizhi Island, Kazan, and Vladivostok, making it an ideal holiday destination for Indian travelers. The country's warm hospitality and delectable cuisine add to the allure of visiting this tourism hub."