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The rule is that you have to be registered within 7 working days of your arrival. Source from the Russian Migration Service, referring to foreign citizens temporarily residing in Russia: временно проживающий или временно пребывающий в Российской Федерации иностранный гражданин - по истечении семи рабочих дней со дня прибытия в место пребывания ...


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Per WayToRussia.net, which isn't official but is usually pretty darn spot-on, and cites the law in question as a reference: Every foreigner who comes to Russia should have his/her Russian visa registered within 7 working days upon arrival, excluding holidays and weekends. So you're theoretically OK. But they go on to say: Before 25 March 2011 ...


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All you need is the HK SAR passport. The page is worded that way because they can't say "nationals of Hong Kong": Hong Kong is a part of China, so there are no citizens of Hong Kong, only Chinese citizens of Hong Kong. And they also can't say "nationals of China", because that would give visa-free access to everybody in China. So they say "permanent ...


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As the comments say there's some stuff in the 'Stay Safe' section on Wikivoyage. And you're right there doesn't seem to be much other information on the internet, which is odd because I'm sure I found something before I went there a few years back. You may need to pick up a physical travel guide, I don't have mine to hand but I think there was some useful ...


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According to Timatic, a Hong Kong citizen does not require a visa to visit Russian for up to 14 days, even if they are a resident of Canada. Note that you will require an onward ticket in order to be granted entry. In general, residency does not affect visa requirements, however it's always a good idea to check.


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I don't know specifically about Russia but in general it does not make a difference and I would be a little surprised if it did. Being a resident somewhere can exempt you from some requirements (e.g. transit in the UK if you have a US green card) but typically not add some. Similarly, having Canadian citizenship can help you qualify for some exemptions but ...



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