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Travel to St.Petersburg if no Support Visa info?

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   If I decide to go to St.Petersburg from Moscow, but my travel visa doesn't show that I am planning to go there, can I still take a train and go for a few days then back to Moscow?
Let me know if this is possible.

asked May 14, 2015 in Russian Visa by KnicL (190 points)

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Well, actually your visa _never_ shows which cities you're going to travel.

This info is only shown in visa support documents (invitation) and you also put it on the visa application form. However, the actual visa doesn't list the cities and it's not so important for the authorities where you travel once you're in Russia, because you need to register in every Russian city you stay longer than 7 days anyway.

So no problem – travel to St. Petersburg and back and also stop by in Novgorod - it's a beautiful town between the two cities and you'll really enjoy it!

Read our guide on http://waytorussia.net/CentralRussia/Novgorod/Guide.html

or get our book with a new updated guide to Novgorod: http://waytorussia.net/book/

answered May 15, 2015 by admin (5,930 points)