Basis in law

Legal Information

Here you may find information regarding laws governing travel to Russia for foreign nationals and stateless people, as well as information on visa issue that has been established by bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements between the Russian Federation and the corresponding nation.

  1. Federal Law NO. 114-FZ of August 15, 1996 On the Procedure for Exiting and Entering the Russian Federation

  2. Law of the Russian Federation NO. 4730-I of April 1, 1993 On the State Border of the Russian Federation

  3. Federal Law on Migration Registration of Foreign Citizens and Stateless Persons in the Russian Federation NO. 109-FZ, July 18, 2006

  4. Regulations for Granting Guarantees for the Material, Medical and Housing Provision of Foreign Citizens and of Stateless Persons for the Period of Their Stay in the Russian Federation, Regulation NO. 167 established March 24, 2003

  5. Regulations on the Establishment of the Visa Form, Procedure and Terms of Visa Execution and Issuance, Extension of Visa Effective Period, Visa Restoration In Case of Loss and the Procedure for Visa Cancellation; Approved by Decision of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 335 of June 9, 2003

  6. Agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Community on the facilitation of the issuance of visas to the citizens of the Russian Federation and the European Community

  7. Ministries of Foreign Affairs and the Interior and the Federal Security Service of December 27, 2003 No. 19723A/1048/922 “On the adoption of the “purpose of the visit” list used by authorized public agencies of the Russia Federation in issuing invitations and visas for foreign citizens and stateless persons”

  8. Agreement between the Russian Federation and the United States of America on the simplification of visa formalities for nationals of the Russian Federation and nationals of the United States of America effective September 9, 2012