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Consular Service

Contact information:
Adress: 384900 Sakharova street 33, Sukhum
+7 940 996 39 48 (mob.)
+7 840 226 39 48 (work.)
E-mail: visa@mfaapsny.org


Greeting of the Association "Europe-Abkhazia" from the Pope


Below are the requirements for receiving an entry permit to the Republic of Abkhazia:

- Copy of passport (sent by e-mail or by fax). Please make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your planned entry to Abkhazia.

- Filled electronic application. You should complete all sections of the application. If any necessary information is missing, the application will not be considered.


YOUR APPLICATION SHOULD BE SENT TO: visa@mfaapsny.org

It takes the Consular Service 7 working days to process an application. For those who have already visited the Republic of Abkhazia this period may be reduced.

If you have any questions please call:  +7 840 226 39 48 (work.), +7 940 996 39 48 (mob.)

An entry permit letter for visiting the Republic of Abkhazia will be sent to the email address from which the application was sent or to the fax number stated in the application.


IMPORTANT! Upon your arrival in Abkhazia you must visit the Consular Service within three working days in order to receive the visa of the Republic of Abkhazia.

The Consular Service issues the following visas:

- single-entry;

- multiple-entry


NOTE! When visiting Abkhazia through the territory of the Russian Federation you must receive at least a double entry Russian visa (the first time you enter Russia on the way to Abkhazia and the second time you visit Russia on your way from Abkhazia back to your home country). 

Foreign citizens are required to have a double entry or multiple visa of the Russian Federation.



ATTENTION! The check points of the Republic of Abkhazia at the Abkhaz-Georgian border operate between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Citizens of the following countries must have double entry or multiple Russian visas to come to Abkhazia (it is a mandatory requirement, since the Russian Embassy in Abkhazia will not issue transit visas to the citizens of these countries):

1. Algeria

2. Angola

3. Afghanistan

4. Bangladesh

5. Vietnam

6. India

7. Iraq

8. Iran

9. PRC

10. DPRK (North Korea)

11. Nepal

12. Nigeria

13. Pakistan

14. Rwanda

15. Syria

16. Somalia

17. Chad

18. Sri Lanka

19. Ethiopia


CITIZENS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES DO NOT NEED A VISA TO ENTER ABKHAZIA:

1. Azerbaijan

2.Armenia

3. Belorussia

4. Vanuatu

5. Venezuela

6. Kazakhstan

7. Kirgizstan

8. Moldova

9. Nauru

10. Nicaragua

11. Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic

12. Russian Federation

13. Tajikistan

14. Turkmenistan

15. Ukraine

16. Uzbekistan

17. South Ossetia


CITIZENS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES MUST RECEIVE A VISA OF THE REPUBLIC OF ABKHAZIA (IN CASE THEY STAY IN ABKHAZIA FOR MORE THAN 90 DAYS):

1. Vanuatu

2. Venezuela

3. Nauru

4. Nicaragua

5. Russian Federation



DECREE OF THE CABINET OF MINISTERS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ABKHAZIA

Of March 23 2001, №: 35

On Consular Fees

Issue of a single transit visa:

For a period up to 12 hours

5 USD

For a period up to 24 hours

10 USD

For a period up to 48 hours

20 USD

For a period up to 72 hours

50 USD

Issue of a single entry/exit visa:

For a period up to 10 days

10 USD

For a period up to 30 days

20 USD

For a period up to 1 year

30 USD

Issue of a multiple entry/exit visa:

For a period up to 3 months

40 USD

For a period up to 1 year

60 USD

Visa extension:

Up to 12 hours

5 USD

Up to 24 hours

10USD

Up to 48 hours

20 USD

Up to 72 hours

30 USD

Up to 10 days

50 USD

More than 10 days

50 USD for every 10 days





Note

* Foreign citizens who come to Abkhazia for work after receiving a visa at the Consular Service must apply to the immigration service for a work permit.

* In accordance with the Decree “On Approval of Re-Entry Certificate of the Republic of Abkhazia Issue Regulations” of October 29 2010, these are the following requirements: citizenship of the Republic of Abkhazia; certificate of loss of the document proving the identity of the citizen (passport of the citizen of the Republic of Abkhazia), which is issued by the authorities of the country of stay; two 3x4 colour matt photographs.

 

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