Dear students, we are pleased to inform you that now you can come to study Russian at the Derzhavin Institute in St. Petersburg on a free electronic visa!
Starting from October 1, 2019, nationals of 53 foreign States may be granted an e-visa of different types (regular single-entry business, tourist or humanitarian visas) to enter the Russian Federation through air, naval, automobile, and pedestrian checkpoints located in the territory of Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Entry and exit on an e-visa by means of rail transport is currently unavailable.
An e-visa is valid for 30 days, but please note that the period of stay is up to 8 days!
There is no need for any invitations or confirmation letters! All you need is to fill in the application form on the website (works 24/7): http://electronic-visa.kdmid.ru/spb_home_en.html