The map indicating areas of the Murmansk region which require special permission to enter for foreigners has been published.

The map encompasses the border areas, territories with a restricted access and closed territories. This includes the 15-kilometer-wide border zone, the coastal strip of the Kola Peninsula, and a small area of the Kandalaksha Bay.

To obtain a special permit to enter the territory with a restricted access foreigners are to submit an application written in free form at least 45 days prior to the visit to the address:183038, Murmansk, Lenin Ave. 33. The application is to clearly indicate applicant's last name, first name, second name or patronymic if available, year of birth, official status (occupation), country of origin. Copies of passport pages are to be attached as well. In addition one is to specify the name of the Russian host organization, the purpose of entry, date and time of entry and departure and a detailed program of stay. One is also to specify the names and positions of accompanying persons from the host organization, travel routes, places of stops, type of transport, vehicles registration marks.

To visit the border zones of the Murmansk region one is to submit an application personally or by mail at 183038, Murmansk, Severny Ave., 5 or by email: or via website

To obtain a special permit to visit closed cities one is to submit a set of documents to the headquarters of the Northern Fleet (184602, Murmansk region, Severomorsk, Korabelnaya st., 1A, ьmilitary unit 62720) and the Federal security service of Russia for the Murmansk region (183038 Murmansk, Lenin Ave., 33a). The set includes the constituent documents of the host organization, documents confirming the identity of a foreign citizen, visa, and a service agreement.
Posted by: 07 August 2020