Russia eVisa for Omani Citizens

E-visa Application from Oman

Known as the largest country in the world, Russia has plenty to offer to tourists, from the buzzing capital of Moscow and culture-rich St Petersburg to the seaport of Vladivostok in the Far East. If you are an Omani citizen and are interested in traveling to Russia, please note that Omani nationals need a Russian visa before they can legally enter the country.

Thankfully, there is a new way to get a visa to Russia that is quick, easy, and does not require the applicant to go through a Russian travel agency or embassy.

Types of Russian Visa for Omani Nationals

There are 4 types of tourist visas available to Omani travelers. While the traditional tourist visa requires applicants to visit the Russian embassy or consulate in person and present hard copies of all the necessary documentation, the more recent Russian online visas (or eVisas) allow travelers to apply for their visa online and travel to specific Russian regions.

The areas that can be entered with a Russian eVisa from Oman are:

  • The Far East, for which visitors will need to apply for a Russian eVisa for the Far East regions
  • Kaliningrad, which can be reached with an eVisa for Kaliningrad exclave
  • St Petersburg and Leningrad region, for which the eVisa for St Petersburg and Leningrad region. is necessary

Far East Visa for Omani citizens

Permits travel to regions in the Russian Far East for Omani 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

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

Requirements for the Russian Far East visa

An Omani 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 E-visa

Kaliningrad eVisa for Omani citizens

Allows Omani 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 Oman

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

Requirements for the Kaliningrad eVisa from Oman

Omani 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 E-visa

St Petersburg eVisa for Omani 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 Oman

An Omani 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 E-visa

How to Apply for a Russian E-visa from Oman?

Omani 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 Omani passport
  • Pay the application fee with a credit or debit card

How Long Does it Take to Get a Visa for Russia from Oman?

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 Oman

Embassy of the Russian Federation in Muscat

Address: Way 3032, “Sarfait” Residential Complex, Shatti al-Qurum, Sarooj Street, P.O. Box 745, P.C. 115, Muscat
Phone: (+968) 24 602 894
Fax: (+968) 24 604 189
E-mail: rusoman@omantel.net.om