Visa-Free Tourist Travels Between Maldives and Russia now Implemented

Photo: Foreign Ministry

Maldivians and Russian tourists can now travel within the two countries without visas, beginning from 25th July 2019.

Under this agreement, Maldivian tourists who travel to Russia will receive a 90-day on-arrival visa from Russia and vice-versa.

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However, those who travel for studies, business reasons or for emigration purposes must acquire a visa pre-arrival, as per Foreign Ministry of Russia.

President Honorable Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has also inaugurated a Maldivian Embassy in Moscow, Russia in February 2019.

Russia is one of the most prime markets to Maldives with over 38,000 arrivals in 2018.

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