For Cruise Ship Passengers

Tourists arriving to St. Petersburg on cruise ships have the right to disembark the ship without a regular Russian tourist visas provided they have met the following requirements:

  1. 1.  Duration of stay in Russia should not exceed 72 hours.
  2. 2.  Cruisers should stay overnight onboard the cruise ship.
  3. 3.  Cruisers should utilize the service of a Russian Tour operator.

As a fully licensed tour operator, we are legally authorized to provide you with a document called a Tour Ticket, which acts as your blanket visa for the duration of your stay in St. Petersburg. This document will allow you to enter Russia to take your tour with us.

For Guests Arriving by Plane/Train

Tourists arriving by plane or train have to apply for a Russian visa, no matter how long they are planning to stay. Keep in mind that your Russian visa is usually issued strictly for the dates indicated on your visa application. 
Below you can find a step-by-step guide to getting a Russian visa.