From October 1, 2019 citizens of 52 foreign countries can apply for an electronic tourist visa
to visit St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region by filling out an application at the specialized website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation evisa.kdmid.ru
Detailed information about electronic visas for visiting St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
E-visas can be of the following categories only: ordinary business visa (purpose of journey is business), ordinary tourist visa (purpose of journey is tourism), and ordinary humanitarian visa (purposes of journey are sports, cultural, scientific and technological ties).
If the purpose of your journey to the Russian Federation: business negotiations with Russian partners, visiting exhibitions, seminars, events, medical consultations or medical survey, foreign citizens should apply not for electronic tourist visa (EVisa) but for a visa of the "aim tourism" type.
The form for issuing an invitation for visa of the type "aim tourism" is below.