28th International Olympiad in Informatics

Friday, August 12 - Friday, August 19, 2016

Passport and visas

Information for foreign participants of the XXVIII International Olympiad in Informatics possessing regular passports.

List 1: Countries whose citizens may not require a visa

Country

Regime for holders of regular passports

Abkhazia

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type, inc. internal)

Argentina

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Armenia

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Azerbaijan

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Belarus

No visa required (any passport type, inc. internal)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

No visa required for up to 30 days in 60 (regular passport only)

Brazil

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Chile

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Colombia

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Cuba

No visa required for up to 30 days (any passport type)

Ecuador

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Fiji

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Guatemala

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Hong Kong SAR

No visa required for up to 14 days for permanent residents of Hong Kong SAR upon presentation of a valid passport of Hong Kong SAR

Israel

No visa required for up to 90 days (regular passports only)

Kazakhstan

No visa required (any passport type, inc. internal)

Korea Republic

No visa required for up to 60 days (regular passports only)

Kyrgyzstan

No visa required (any passport type, inc. internal)

Macao SAR

No visa required for up to 30 days for permanent residents of Macao SAR upon presentation of a valid passport of Macao SAR

Macedonia

No visa required for up to 90 days upon presentation of original letter of invitation created according to procedures established by legislation of the Russian Federation

Moldova

No visa required (any passport type)

Mongolia

No visa required for up to 30 days (regular passports only)

Montenegro

No visa required for up to 30 days (regular passports only)

Nicaragua

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Panama

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Paraguay

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Peru

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Romania

No visa required for up to 90 days (diplomatic and service passports only)

Serbia

No visa required for up to 30 days (regular biometric passports only)

South Ossetia

No visa required (any passport type, inc. internal)

Tajikistan

No visa required (any passport type)

Thailand

No visa required for up to 30 days (regular passports only)

Ukraine

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type, inc. internal)

Uruguay

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Uzbekistan

No visa required (any passport type)

Venezuela

No visa required for up to 90 days (any passport type)

Participants from countries not on this list will require a visa to enter the Russian Federation.

To obtain a visa, foreign nationals should contact the Russian consulate in their country of permanent residence.

Required documents:

1) A valid international passport (diplomatic, service or regular) or other proof of identity recognised by the Russian Federation. By law this document must by valid for a period of six months after the expiry date of the visa (18 months in the case of work or student visas).

2a) Either an original letter of invitation from the Federal Migration Service or Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, or decision by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for citizens of countries with which the Russian Federation does not have a visa facilitation agreement,

or

2b) a letter of correspondence from an organisation providing invitations for citizens of countries with which the Russian Federation has a visa facilitation agreement (see List 3).

More information on documents required for a visa and consular fees levied on processing a visa are available on the website of the Russian Consulate servicing your country.

 

List 2: Countries with which the Russian Federation does not have a visa facilitation agreement

Country

Regime for holders of regular passports

Afghanistan

Visa required for all passport types

Albania

Visa required (regular passport only)

Algeria

Visa required for all passport types

Andorra

Visa required for all passport types

Angola

Visa required (regular passport only)

Antigua and Barbuda

Visa required for all passport types

Australia

Visa required for all passport types

Bahamas

Visa required for all passport types

Bahrain

Visa required for all passport types

Bangladesh

Visa required for all passport types

Barbados

Visa required for all passport types

Belize

Visa required for all passport types

Benin

Visa required (regular passport only)

Bhutan

Visa required for all passport types

Bolivia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Botswana

Visa required (regular passport only)

Brunei Darussalam

Visa required (regular passport only)

Burkina Faso

Visa required (regular passport only)

Burundi

Visa required for all passport types

Cambodia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Cameroon

Visa required for all passport types

Canada

Visa required for all passport types

Cape Verde

Visa required (regular passport only)

Central African Republic

Visa required for all passport types

Chad

Visa required for all passport types

China PR

Visa required (regular passport only)

Comoros

Visa required for all passport types

Costa Rica

Visa required (regular passport only)

Cote d'Ivoire

Visa required for all passport types

Democratic Republic of Congo

Visa required for all passport types

Denmark

Visa required (regular passport only)

Djibouti

Visa required for all passport types

Dominica

Visa required for all passport types

Dominican Republic

Visa required (regular passport only)

DPR Korea

Visa required (regular passport only)

Egypt

Visa required (regular passport only)

El Salvador

Visa required (regular passport only)

Equatorial Guinea

Visa required for all passport types

Eritrea

Visa required for all passport types

Ethiopia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Federated States of Micronesia

Visa required for all passport types

Gabon

Visa required (regular passport only)

Gambia

Visa required for all passport types

Georgia

Visa required for all passport types

Germany

Visa required (regular passport only)

Ghana

Visa required for all passport types

Grenada

Visa required for all passport types

Guinea

Visa required (regular passport only)

Guinea-Bissau

Visa required for all passport types

Guyana

Visa required (regular passport only)

Haiti

Visa required for all passport types

Honduras

Visa required (regular passport only)

Iceland

Visa required (regular passport only)

India

Visa required (regular passport only)

Indonesia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Iran

Visa required (regular passport only)

Iraq

Visa required for all passport types

Ireland

Visa required for all passport types

Jamaica

Visa required (regular passport only)

Jordan

Visa required for all passport types

Kenya

Visa required for all passport types

Kiribati

Visa required for all passport types

Kuwait

Visa required for all passport types

Laos

Visa required (regular passport only)

Lebanon

Visa required for all passport types

Lesotho

Visa required for all passport types

Liberia

Visa required for all passport types

Libya

Visa required for all passport types

Lithuania

Visa required (regular passport only)

Madagascar

Visa required for all passport types

Malawi

Visa required for all passport types

Malaysia

Visa required for all passport types

Maldives

Visa required for all passport types

Mali

Visa required (regular passport only)

Malta

Visa required (regular passport only)

Marshall Islands

Visa required for all passport types

Mauritania

Visa required for all passport types

Mauritius

Visa required for all passport types

Mexico

Visa required (regular passport only)

Morocco

Visa required (regular passport only)

Mozambique

Visa required (regular passport only)

Myanmar

Visa required (regular passport only)

Namibia

Visa required for all passport types

Nauru

Visa required for all passport types

Nepal

Visa required (regular passport only)

New Zealand

Visa required for all passport types

Niger

Visa required for all passport types

Nigeria

Visa required for all passport types

Norway

Visa required (regular passport only)

Oman

Visa required for all passport types

Pakistan

Visa required (regular passport only)

Palau

Visa required for all passport types

Palestine

Visa required for all passport types

Papua New Guinea

Visa required for all passport types

Philippines

Visa required (regular passport only)

Qatar

Visa required for all passport types

Republic of Congo

Visa required for all passport types

Rwanda

Visa required for all passport types

Samoa

Visa required for all passport types

San Marino

Visa required for all passport types

Sao Tome and Principe

Visa required for all passport types

Saudi Arabia

Visa required for all passport types

Senegal

Visa required for all passport types

Seychelles

Visa required for all passport types

Sierra Leone

Visa required for all passport types

Singapore

Visa required for all passport types

Solomon Islands

Visa required for all passport types

Somalia

Visa required for all passport types

South Africa

Visa required (regular passport only)

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

Visa required for all passport types

Sri Lanka

Visa required for all passport types

St Kitts and Nevis

Visa required for all passport types

St Lucia

Visa required for all passport types

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Visa required for all passport types

Sudan

Visa required for all passport types

Suriname

Visa required for all passport types

Swaziland

Visa required for all passport types

Syria

Visa required (regular passport only)

Tanzania

Visa required for all passport types

Timor-Leste

Visa required for all passport types

Togo

Visa required for all passport types

Tonga

Visa required for all passport types

Trinidad and Tobago

Visa required for all passport types

Tunisia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Turkey

Visa required (regular passport only)

Turkmenistan

Visa required (regular passport only)

Tuvalu

Visa required for all passport types

UAE

Visa required (regular passport only)

Uganda

Visa required for all passport types

UK

Visa required for all passport types

USA

Visa required for all passport types

Vanuatu

Visa required for all passport types

Vatican City

Visa required for all passport types

Vietnam

Visa required (regular passport only)

Yemen

Visa required for all passport types

Zambia

Visa required for all passport types

Zimbabwe

Visa required (regular passport only)

 

List 3: Countries with which the Russian Federation has a visa facilitation agreement

Country

Regime for holders of regular passports

Austria

Visa required (regular passport only)

Belgium

Visa required (regular passport only)

Bulgaria

Visa required (regular passport only)

Croatia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Cyprus

Visa required (regular passport only)

Czech Republic

Visa required (regular passport only)

Estonia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Finland

Visa required (regular passport only)

France

Visa required (regular passport only)

Greece

Visa required (regular passport only)

Hungary

Visa required (regular passport only)

Italy

Visa required (regular passport only)

Japan

Visa required for all passport types

Latvia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Liechtenstein

Visa required for all passport types

Luxembourg

Visa required (regular passport only)

Netherlands

Visa required (regular passport only)

Poland

Visa required (regular passport only)

Portugal

Visa required (regular passport only)

Slovakia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Slovenia

Visa required (regular passport only)

Spain

Visa required (regular passport only)

Sweden

Visa required (regular passport only)

Switzerland

Visa required (regular passport only)

 

All foreign nationals must register at their place of stay upon entrance into the Russian Federation. To register, foreign nationals are required to present a valid passport, migration card, and – if travelling on a visa – a valid visa.

Participants at the Olympiad are not permitted to remain in the Russian Federation beyond the date specified on their visa or exceed the period allowed by the non-visa agreement between the Russian Federation and their country of citizenship.

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