VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Monaco
To enter the territory of the Principality of Monaco, you need to apply for a Schengen visa. There is no embassy of the country in Moscow, the registration and issuance of visas are carried out at the Embassy of France. To apply for a visa, you must first make an appointment by calling the Russian agency at 995-82-00 or 101-37-30.
Required documents: –
foreign passport, valid for at least 3 months from the end of the planned trip;
– a questionnaire filled in Latin letters;
-2 color photographs 3.5×4.5 cm;
– a photocopy of all pages of a civil passport, for children under 18 years old – a copy of a birth certificate;
– certificate from the place of work on the original letterhead of the enterprise;
-reservation of tickets for the vehicle in both directions;
– for children traveling with or without one of the parents – a notarized permission from the remaining parent or parents.
Import and export of euro and foreign currency is not limited. You can import up to 200 items duty-free. cigarettes (or cigarillos – 100 pcs., or cigars – 50 pcs., or tobacco – 250 gr), up to 0.5 kg of coffee beans, up to 1 liter of spirits, up to 2 liters of wine, up to 50 g of perfume, up to 250 ml of toilet water, as well as items and things for personal use.
The import and export of drugs, objects of historical value, weapons and ammunition, as well as animals and plants listed as endangered species are prohibited. When importing medicines, you must have a prescription issued by a doctor with you. Plants, animals and plant products must be presented to the quarantine service. Animals must have a certificate of vaccination and a medical certificate in French, issued no earlier than five days before departure.
Embassy in of Monaco
Monaco, Embassy in Moscow
The Embassy of France in Moscow is located at Bolshaya Yakimanka, 45 (metro station “Oktyabrskaya”)
Monaco, Embassy website: http://www.ambafrance.ru/sommaire.php3?id_rubrique=2
Monaco, Russian embassy in the country:
There is no Russian embassy in Monaco, the nearest consulate is located in Marseille.
Marseille, 8, Rue Ambrois Pare, F-13008
Contact in Monaco
On the streets of Monaco, there are pay phones everywhere that you can call anywhere in the world. They work with phone cards. They can be purchased at post offices, newsstands and tobacconists.
In order to call Monaco from Russia, you need to dial 8 – 10 – 377 (country code) – the subscriber’s number.
In order to call from Monaco to Russia, you need to dial 00 – 7 – area code – subscriber number.
Emergency Phones in Monaco
Police – 17, 93-153-015.
Medical assistance – 97-989-769, 97-989-900.
Unified fire service and medical assistance – 93-301-945.
HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
January 1 – New Year’s Day
January 27 – Saint Devota’s Day (patron saint of Monaco)
May 1 – Labor Day
November 19 – National holiday – Monaco Day
December 25 – Christmas
Monaco hosts the International Circus Festival in January and the International Television Festival in February, in March – the festival of magicians, in April – the Spring Festival of Arts in Monte Carlo, the festival of modern sculpture, in May – the World Music Festival, the International Floriculture Competition, in July – the International Fireworks Festival,
In February, the Monte Carlo rally “Monte -Carlo”, and in May – Formula 1 Grand Prix races.
If you want to visit the casino in Monaco, you need to have a passport with you and be over 18 years old. Men must wear a jacket and tie.
The prices for living in Monaco are very high. Spending a day in a two-star hotel in the country will cost at least 100 euros per person, during the tourist season and during the days of the Formula 1 Grand Prix, prices for daily accommodation even in a three-star hotel rise to 700 – 1000 euros per person. The cost of tickets to visit the Formula 1 Grand Prix varies from 90 to 500 euros, and if these are good places, then more than 500 euros.
According to medicinelearners, shops in Monaco are open every day except Sunday from 9:00 to 19:00 with a lunch break from 12:00 to 14:00.
In hotels and restaurants, tips are usually already included in the bill, the taxi driver is left up to 15% of the meter reading.
To enter the country, be sure to take out medical insurance.