Russia e-Visa from Bahrain

E-visa Application from Bahrain

Before traveling to Russia, Bahraini citizens are required to obtain a travel visa. Until recently, visa could only be obtained by applying at a Russian embassy or consulate.

Thanks to the implementation of the Russian E-visa, specific regions can be visited without the need to visit an embassy, obtain an invitation letter from a tour agency, or have an in-person interview. In fact, it now takes less than an hour to complete the eVisa application, and travelers can expect to have their visa to Russia in under four days.

Types of Russian visa for Bahraini citizens

Bahraini citizens have access to 4 types of tourist visas for Russia. In order to visit the majority of the country, Bahraini travelers will need to visit a Russian embassy or consulate in order to obtain a tourist visa.

However, thanks to a new initiative set forth by the Russian government, it is now possible to obtain Russian electronic visas for three Russian regions online. The areas that can be entered with an online Russian visa are:

When filling in the online application form, Bahraini citizens are required to select the eVisa for the region in Russia they wish to visit. It will take around 2 to 4 days to process each electronic visa. Upon receiving the visa, the travelers will be able to travel to the Far Eastern regions, St Petersburg, or Kaliningrad Oblast; however, they will have to exit Russia from a port of entry of the same region they entered from.

Far East Visa for Bahraini citizens

Permits travel to regions in the Russian Far East for Bahraini citizens for tourism, business, or humanitarian purposes. Allows a maximum stay of 8 days in Far Eastern territories, is valid for 30 days of the date of issue.

Regions for the Far East visa from Bahrain

Buryatia, Amur Oblast, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Primorsky Krai, Kamchatka Krai, Sakhalin Oblast, Khabarovsk Krai, Zabaykalsky Krai

Requirements for the Russian Far East visa from Bahrain

A Bahraini passport valid for at least 6 months from the date of application, containing at least one blank page to receive a visa stamp at Russian border control
Medical insurance valid for the duration of the stay in the Russian Far East.

Far East eVisa

St Petersburg eVisa for Bahraini citizens

Allows entry to the St Petersburg and Leningrad region for tourism, business, or humanitarian purposes. Allows a maximum stay of 8 days in the area and is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

Where Can I Enter Russia with a St Petersburg eVisa?

Air: Pulkovo airport (St Petersburg)
Land: Ivangorod, Brusnychnoe, Svetogorsk, Torfjanovka
Sea: Vysotsk, Marine Station, Passenger Port of St. Petersburg
Pedestrian: Ivangorod

St Petersburg eVisa Requirements from Bahrain

A Bahraini passport valid for at least 6 months, with at least one blank page
A valid debit or credit card
A digital color photograph, passport-sized
A current email address at which to receive the approved eVisa notification.

St. Petersburg eVisa

Kaliningrad eVisa for Bahraini citizens

Allows Bahraini citizens to travel to the Kaliningrad exclave for tourism, business, or humanitarian purposes. Allows a maximum stay of 8 days in Kaliningrad and is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.

Kaliningrad eVisa entry points from Bahrain

Air: Khrabrovo airport (Kaliningrad city)
Rail: Mamonovo, Sovetsk
Road: Bagrationovsk, Gusev
Sea: Baltiysk, Kaliningrad city, Svetly

Requirements for the Kaliningrad eVisa from Bahrain

Bahraini passport valid for at least 6 months, with at least one blank page
A digital format color photograph, passport-sized
Pay the Kaliningrad visa fee using a valid debit or credit card
A current email address at which to receive the approved eVisa notification.

Kaliningrad eVisa

How to Apply for the Russia Visa from Bahrain

Bahraini citizens can apply for electronic visas for Russia online from anywhere in the world — as long as they have access to a reliable internet connection.

The online application is designed to only take minutes. The applicant needs to:

  • Fill out the eVisa application form in all its parts as accurately as possible
  • Upload copies of the necessary documents, including their valid Bahraini passport
  • Pay the application fee with a credit or debit card

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET A VISA FOR RUSSIA FROM BAHRAIN ?

After the traveler has submitted the entire online application they can expect to hear back on the status of their application within 2 to 4 business days. In rare cases, it is possible that the processing of the traveler’s Russian visa application takes longer, especially if there is additional processing required.

All communications regarding the status of the visa (including the final approved visa) will be sent via email.

RUSSIAN EMBASSIES IN BAHRAIN

Embassy of the Russian Federation in Bahrain

Address: 877, Road 3119, 31, Zinj, Manama, P.O. Box 26612
Phone: +973 (17) 725-222
Fax: +973 (17) 725-921
Email: rusemb@batelco.com.bh