Cruise passengers

Attention cruise vessel passengers!

All cruise passengers visiting Russia on sea cruise ships may enter and stay there without visa up to 72 hours.

Compulsory conditions are:

• They should have accommodations on board.
• The list of all passengers must be submitted to the local authorities 72 hours prior to arriving to the port of destination.
• Every passenger must have valid identity documents.
• They must be included in the above mentioned list.
• They must travel only with the group according to the pre-arranged program of the shipping company.

All cruise passengers visiting Russia and wanting to undertake their own independent shore excursion should apply for a tourist visa.