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Visa registration when travelling by train

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I am planning to travel the Trans Mongolian this summer. For obtaining a visa, I would like to use your invitation system. But how often do I need to register my visum then? The total stay in Russia will exceed the 7 working days.

You usally let your hotel arrange this for you, but when you sleep in a train, this is not possible. Do I need to go to the police at every stop or will one validation by the visa issuing company will sufficient?
related to an answer for: Russian Visa Registration Service Question
asked Mar 16, 2015 in Russian Visa by russia2015 (160 points)

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Usually the registration done by the visa issuing company is for the whole period of your visa validity, so it's the best way to do it. A hotel will also register your visa but only for the duration of your stay at the hotel.

Your visa needs to be registered in every city you're staying longer than 7 days, so of course you won't need to register it while on the train or if you stop in a new city for 2-3-4 days (which is usually enough for the Trans-Siberian).
answered Mar 17, 2015 by WayToRussia (3,930 points)
selected Mar 26, 2015 by russia2015