St. Petersburg foreign guests will be able to visit the city and its suburbs with e-visas.

By October ,1st this year the Russian Foreign Ministry website will publish the list of the countries which citizens will be able to obtain an e-visa to enter Saint Petersburg and its suburbs. The tourists will be able to apply for the visa on the same website no later than four days before their arrival and no consular fee will be charged. The visa will be valid for 30 days and the guests will be able to stay in Russia for 8 days.