On July 1st, 2019, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs introduced the e-Visa for citizens of 53 countries. This e-Visa allows travelers to enter the Kaliningrad region for tourist and business purposes and it enables them to stay in the Kaliningrad region for up to 8 days Per Entry from the date of entry. The Kaliningrad e-Visa application process is very simple and 100% online. Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive a landing authorization that must be shown to the immigration officers upon arrival. Yes, it’s that simple.
The e-Visa system is an online method of applying for visas from anywhere in the world. Some advantages of this system to the traveler are that visas can be applied for quickly over the internet at any time, from any location. Payment is made online at the time of the application.