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Passport Rules for under 48 hours?

Old Sep 21, 14, 4:10 am
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Question Passport Rules for under 48 hours?

Have a 15 hour layover on my way to budapest with aeroflot and there is a 15 hour layover at SVU. Is there any sensible way I could leave the airport and go sight see in moscow? I thought i remembered seeing something about an under 48 hr temporary visa thing. Any comments/advice would be nice
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Old Sep 21, 14, 8:51 am
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What's the country of your passport? For most the answer will be "no".
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Old Sep 22, 14, 9:40 am
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Russia has been thinking of instituting something along the lines of the People's Republic of China's 72-hour visa-free transit policy for certain passport-holders but they haven't done it yet, as far as I know.
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Old Sep 23, 14, 10:42 pm
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Russia has been thinking of instituting something along the lines of the People's Republic of China's 72-hour visa-free transit policy for certain passport-holders but they haven't done it yet, as far as I know.
My Visa is in the USA, and yeah this is what I was thinking of. So in order to step out of the airport and checkout moscow for a long layover I dont have any option but to get a normal tourist visa?
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Old Sep 30, 14, 2:31 pm
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My Visa is in the USA, and yeah this is what I was thinking of. So in order to step out of the airport and checkout moscow for a long layover I dont have any option but to get a normal tourist visa?
With an American passport, yup, pretty much. You can look into getting a transit visa instead of a tourist visa, though. If that's simpler & requires less paperwork.

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