The draft resolution of the government involves the receipt of foreign nationals 8-day entry visa to the Russian Federation under the simplified scheme crossing the territory of Free port of Vladivostok.
MOSCOW, 11 Jan. The draft decree of the government regulating a simplified visa regime for foreign citizens arriving in Russia crossing the territory of Free port of Vladivostok, was developed and in January 2016 will be submitted to the government, said the Minister.
This mode means the receipt by foreign nationals 8-day entry visa to the Russian Federation under the simplified scheme. It is assumed that foreign citizens before entering the Free port of Vladivostok will be to fill out the online application. After checking the questionnaire by the competent authorities of the Russian Federation, foreigners will receive a notification about granting entry visas.
As noted by the Ministry, the practical application of the simplified visa regime of the Free port of Vladivostok is only possible after the preparedness of border crossing points, namely, the modernization of IT infrastructure. The implementation of appropriate measures will be ensured within the framework of interagency coordination on the basis of infrastructure of “World”, as well as during the reconstruction and additional equipment of checkpoints across the state border. Work was being done.
The official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Monday that the Agency has submitted its proposals for the act on the facilitation of issuance of visas to the Russian Federation to foreigners entering the country via Vladivostok. Earlier the representative of the Vladivostok International airport reported that the airport is fully prepared for the introduction of this regime.
Now for the entry of aliens into the Free port of Vladivostok is already operating a simplified procedure of entry to Russia. First, the passengers of cruise liners arrive at the port of Vladivostok can stay on the territory of the Russian Federation without a visa for up to 72 hours. Secondly, according to the current agreements with China, organized tourist groups from that country can stay on the territory of Primorsky Krai (in particular – Free port of Vladivostok) without a visa. Thirdly, in respect of foreign nationals — cardholders for business and office trips to the countries of the APEC regime of entry without a visa.
The Federal law on the Free port of Vladivostok came into force on 12 October 2015. Mode the port will act on the territory of 15 municipalities of the Primorsky territory: Vladivostok, Artem, Bolshoy Kamen, Nakhodka, Partizansk, Ussuriisk, Spassk-Dalny, and Nadezhdinsky, Shkotovsky, Oktyabrsky, Partizansky, Border, Khasan, Khankaisky and olginskiy districts of the territory, including their Maritime area.