VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in San Marino
San Marino is located in the Italian visa area, so you need to apply for a Schengen visa to enter the country. The Embassy of Italy is responsible for issuing Italian Schengen visas in Moscow. Required documents:
-filled application form;
– Passport valid for at least 3.5 months from the end of the planned trip;
-2 photographs 3.5×4.5 cm;
– a certificate from the place of work (study) on a letterhead indicating the position, date of commencement of work (study), salary (at least 6,000 rubles), and confirming the preservation of the workplace (study place) for the vacation period;
– confirmation of solvency (certificate of the purchase of foreign currency, or traveler’s checks, or a copy of a credit card with an account statement for a total amount of 50 euros per day of stay);
-children under 18 – the original birth certificate (also if the child has his own passport).
If a child under 18 travels with one of the parents (or without parents), then the original notarized permission from the remaining parent (both parents) must be provided.
There are no restrictions on the import of local and foreign currency, the export of currency is limited to an amount equivalent to 10,000 euros. Duty-free, you can bring personal items into San Marino within the limits of need, two cameras, one video camera, one radio, one tape recorder, one bicycle, one boat (possibly motorized), two pairs of skis, two tennis rackets, no more than 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars, 2 liters of table wine or 1 liter of alcoholic beverages with a strength of over 22%, or 2 liters of alcoholic beverages with a strength of up to 22%, or 2 liters of sparkling wine, up to 250 ml of eau de toilette, 50 milliliters of perfume.
Embassy in San Marino
San Marino, embassy in Moscow
San Marino is located in the visa area of Italy.
The Embassy of Italy in Moscow is located at Denezhny pereulok, 5 (Smolenskaya metro station).
Tel: 796-96-91, 241-15-33.
San Marino, Embassy website: http://www.ambmosca.esteri.it/Ambasciata_Mosca
San Marino, Russian Embassy in the country:
There is no Russian Embassy in San Marino. Embassy of Russia in Italy in Rome:
00185 Rome, Via Gaeta, 5
Tel.: (396) 494-1680, 494-1681, 494-1683.
Fax: (396) 491-031.
Contact in San Marino
You can call anywhere in San Marino and beyond from any pay phone that is on the streets. They work with cards. You can also call from post offices, some bars and hotels.
In order to call from Russia to San Marino, you need to dial 8 – 10 – 378 (Sa Marino code) – the subscriber’s number.
In order to call from San Marino to Russia, you need to dial 00 – 7 – area code – subscriber number.
Emergency Phones in San Marino
Ambulance – 113
Fire Department – 116
Police – 112
HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
January 1 – New Year’s Day
February 5 – Anniversary of the liberation from the occupation of Alberon and the feast of St. Agatha
March 25 – Anniversary of the creation of Arengo
April 1 – initiation ceremony of the captain regents
May 1 – Labor Day
July 28 – Anniversary of the fall of fascism
September 3 – St. Marino and Republic Day
October 1 – the ceremony of initiation of the captain-regents
December 25 – Christmas
Almost all holidays in San Marino are accompanied by all sorts of processions. On April 1 and October 1, a magnificent ceremony is held for the inauguration of the new Captain Regent. At the end of July, the festival “Days of the Middle Ages” takes place, and in July – the Ethnic Festival.
According to thembaprograms, shops are open on weekdays from 9:00 to 7:30 with a lunch break from 14:00 to 15:30.
There are many stores in San Marino that participate in the tax-free sales system. That is, when leaving the country, you can get back the money that you spent on the value added tax of the goods you bought. Upon purchase, you will be given a special check that can be cashed at the airport or at another border crossing point.
If tips are not included in the bill in a restaurant, it is customary to leave 10-15% of the order amount.
Sanmarines are very friendly, sociable and not as emotional as Italians. They are conservative and honor the traditions of their country.
Be sure to take out medical insurance before you travel.