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Russian visa

Do you need visa to go to Russia?

Most foreign nationals need to apply for visa. There's a list of countries that Russia operate visa-free regime. Are you the lucky one? 

Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Hong Kong, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kirghiz Republic, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, NIcuragua, Peru, Panama, Paraguay, Serbia, The Republic of South Africa, Thailand, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela. 

If you didn't find yourself in the list - you must undergo the Russian visa process.

What are the Types of Visa to Russia?

  • Tourist
  • Business
  • Private (based only on a private invitation from a relative or friend)
  • Humanitarian
  • Work (based on a work invitation from a Russian company)
  • Student (based on a student invitation from a Russian college or university)
  • Transit
Our company may help you with getting tourist visa only. 

How to get Russian visa?

You should contact the Russian Embassy or consulate in your country and find out exact visa requirements (they differ depending on the country). Feel free also ask us details about your case, we are ready to help.

General requirements for Russian visa are:

  • Passport
  • Two copies of signed Russian visa application form
  • Two photos
  • A letter from tour company confirming your trip's itinerary and a copy of confirmation from an authorized Russian travel company (we are authorized tour operator #RTO 020431)
  • A confirmation of hotel arrangements from an authorized Russian travel company or directly from the Russian hotel
With this and other documents you require you'll need to go to Russian Consulate in your country and apply for visa. There will be some consular fee - depends on the country you apply and your citizenship (approximately 100 USD). 

What is the cost of Russian visa?

If you get a package tour via us - visa invitation letter (tour itinerary and confirmation) will be free of charge. 

If you need only visa support letter - 30 USD for the service. 

Addittionally you pay consular fee.

Where to apply for Russian Toursim Visa?

If you apply through a consulate, find the right one on our Russian Consulates Worldwide page. 
http://www.russianconsulates.com/ 

You can also apply not directly, but through an authorized visa center. Find the right department on their website: 
USA https://ils-usa.com/ 
Euroupe: https://vhs-france.com/ 
Asia: http://www.russiavisa-china.cn/English/ 
UK: http://ru.vfsglobal.co.uk/

Russian Visa application form

Attention! That's the general form, please check the website of your country to find the form that is required at your place. 
https://www.kdmid.ru/content/cnslfunk_doc/%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B7%D1%8B/LAT_USA_%D0%904.pdf 

How long does it take to get Russian visa?

Depends on the country you apply. Upto 30 days, but 12 days in average.