Citizens of 19 countries now have the opportunity to obtain visas to Russia based on hotel reservations. The corresponding order is published on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.
“… to approve the attached list of foreign countries whose citizens are issued an ordinary tourist visa for up to 6 months, based on the booking confirmation places in a hotel or other accommodation facility, information about which is contained in a single list of classified hotels, ski slopes, beaches, ”the text of the document says.
To the list of countries whose citizens have acquired the right to issue tourist visas by reservation hotels, included Bahrain, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Iran, Cambodia, China, North Korea, Kuwait, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, Philippines, Interfax reports.
As follows from the document, the new visa regime will be introduced on March 5 – after the entry into force of 501-FZ of December 5, 2022, making appropriate amendments to the law “On the procedure for leaving Russian Federation and entry into the Russian Federation.