North Korea to ease visa requirements for Russians

June 06, 2014

North Korea to ease visa formalities for Russians

North Korea is set to streamline visa requirements to employees of Russian companies working in their country and agreed upon mutual payments in rubles starting from June.

 Considerations are in process for simplification of formalities for Russian businessmen seeking multiple entry visas besides employees of Russian companies working in North Korea.

 Alexander Galushka, Russian Minister for Development of the East, said that they have decided to simplify requirements of multiple entry visas for Russian company employees working in the DPRK and for Russian business people.  

 He added that, Russian entrepreneurs can also gain access to communication systems including telephone and internet services. 

 Galushka said that, to boost trade and economic cooperation between them, both Russia and North Korea decided to make their mutual payments in Rubles with the opening of first accounts Russian banks.  


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