Citizens of the People’s Republic of China are eligible to apply for the Russian E-visa. There are 3 types of Russian E-visas available to Chinese citizens depending on the region they are interested in visiting:
- St. Petersburg and Leningrad E-visa
- Kaliningrad E-visa
- Russian Far-East E-visa
It is important to note that each type of Russian E-visa for Chinese nationals is region-specific, and can only be used to enter the specified part of Russia.
If a citizen of China wanted to visit both St. Petersburg and the Russian Far East, for example, they would need to apply for both of the relevant E-visas. They would also have to fly between these locations, since the E-visas do not permit them to travel by land through areas of Russian territory not covered by the visas.
In order to visit other parts of Russia, Chinese nationals must apply for the relevant visa at a Russian embassy or consulate. Only visas for St. Petersburg/Leningrad, Kaliningrad, and the Russian Far East can be obtained online.
Furthermore, there are certain designated ports of entry for each region through which Chinese travelers with a Russian E-visa are required to enter and depart from the country.