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Foreigners need Russian visa to enter Crimea

MOSCOW, March 31, /ITAR-TASS/. Foreign citizens will need a Russian visa to enter Crimea, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, March 31.

“Following the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with the Russian Federation, a foreign citizen will need to receive a Russian visa in one of the diplomatic or consular missions of the Russian Federation in order to enter Crimea,” the ministry said.

“Foreign citizens who arrived earlier without visas under Ukrainian laws, who are staying in Crimea and wishing to leave will have to contact the Russian Foreign Ministry’s office in Simferopol,” the ministry said.

The Foreign Ministry’s office is located at 31 Odessakaya Str., Simferopol, Republic of Crimea. Telephones: +38-0652 24-82-17, 24-82-19; +38-050 3243260.