Before applying for Russia visa one must decide the travel duration.As Russia visa is cannot be extended.Russia visa is Single entry.Before applying Russia visa one must book hotel and flights/dummy ticket for the visa application Process.
1.Russian Tourist Visa: Tourist Visa can be provided according to date of check in and check out of your Hotel booking and guest has to complete his /her journey (Entry and Exit) in between the time frame given on Visa .Russian Tourist Visa is always Single Entry and not extendable.
2. Compulsory Registration: in line with the legislation in effect Foreign nationals coming into the territory of Russia should Register within the native registration workplace of the Ministry of the
interior at the point of Destin within 03 working days upon arrival or one day in case of a stay at the hotel or other organization rendering accommodation services.E very hotel guest has to pay registration fees in Moscow and St . Petersburg.
3.Currency: Russian currency is Ruble. You can convert your hard currency (Take USD Or EURO) at any change bureau or your hotel. For help ask your guide. Traveler’s cheque are not recommended when travelling to Russia. All prices are generally quoted in rubles. Currency can be freely converted at banks, hotels or kiosks specifically for tourists.
Credit cards are accepted in most places that work with foreign tourists.
4.Climate: Most of Country incorporates a continental climate with long cold winter and short summer.
5.Clothes: Keep some slight worms cloths19Like jackets/coat)for morning & Evening hours even at the time of summer season.
6.Punctuality: Sightseeing as well as various other excursion are generally pre-booked for a particular duration an thus,if there is a delay then that would actually deprive you of your own sightseeing time.
7.Tipping :Tipping is increasingly expected at restaurants.Tip 10-15% depending on Services.
8.Electricity: Electricity throughout Russia is 220 volt/50hz.
Be sure to bring your own converter.
9.Medical care: Insurance is not compulsory however is much recommended whenever travelling abroad. Remember to bring any medications you may need.
10.Time : Time is universal time +4 for each Russian capital & St Petersburg.
11.Migration Card(Arrival/Departure slip) of the Russian Federation:
• Upon entering Russia, you’ll be issued with a migration card by the immigration officer – either already filled in if crossing at one of Moscow’s major airports or otherwise blank, requiring it to be filled in (English is Fine). The rather inconsequential -looking slip of paper is more important than you think. You will be need it to register at hotels and leave the country -its valuable, so don’t lose it.
• There are two parts in the slip – arrival & departure. Arrival part will be handed over to the passenger.
• Please keep safely your Migration Card/slip duration the period of your stay in Russia.On the base of this migration card hotel will register you. During your return journey, it is required for immigration and you need to submit it to the Border Control officer while passing departure passport control procedure.
12.Non Smooking Areas/Zones: From June 1 ,2014, it is prohibited to smoke inside all bars, restaurants, hotels, trains, public area & etc and cigrattes will no longer be on display in shops or sold in Kiosks.