Russian Federation visa requirements for Emiratis

Travel and visa requirements

Russian Visa is not required for Emiratis

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • United Arab Emirate citizens intending to visit Russia are not required to apply for a visa if they intend to stay in the country for less than 90 days.
  • Passports of visitors and other alternative papers must be valid on arrival in Russia.
  • Birds, cats and dogs must be accompanied by an international veterinary passport and an official certificate of veterinary health
  • All travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon departing from the airport
  • Although, there are no restrictions on importing local currency (Russian Rouble–RUB) and foreign currencies, the Export of local currency and foreign currencies is permitted up to sums of 10,000 without an acknowledgement letter.
  • The enormous size of Russia and the remoteness of many areas from the sea result in the dominance of the Humid Continental climate.
  • Transport in Russia is mostly under the control of the state-run Russian railway monopoly with fewer of its population engaging in road transport.
  • Russian is the only official state language adopt in the Russian Republic.
  • The most widely practised religion in Russia is Orthodox Christianity.
  • Major tourist routes in Russia include a journey around the Golden Ring theme route of ancient cities, cruises on the big rivers like the Volga, and long journeys on the famous Trans-Siberian Railway.
  • The most visited destinations in Russia are Moscow and Saint Petersburg, the current and former capitals of the country.
  • Russia adopts two associated plug types, C and F and operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
  • The estimated flight time from Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates to Moscow, Russia is 5 hours, 8 minutes.
  • Russia uses the Moscow Standard Time, hence, United Arab Emirates is 1 hour ahead of Russia.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I extend my stay in Russia?

In case of emergency treatment of a foreign citizen, serious illness or death of a relative, living in Russia, the visa can be extended.

What is the most popular tourist activity in Russia?

The mountains of the Northern Caucasus in Russia contain many other popular ski resorts, such as Dombay in Karachay, Cherkessia. One of the most famous natural tourist attractions of Russia is Lake Baikal, known as the Blue Eye of Siberia.

Is it considered safe to travel to Russia?

In general, Russia is a safe country, especially if you're traveling as a tourist to large cities such as Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vladivostok and so on or if you are making the Trans-Siberian route.