For your tourist or business visa to Russia you need the originals of the following documents:

  • A passport valid for at least 6 months after the expiration of the validity of the requested visa;
  • The visa application form printed and signed in black ink by the applicant in person. The signature must correspond the signature in the passport;
  • RECENT passport photograph, less than 6 months, in colour on a light background, 4 cm x 3 cm. ATTENTION: neither scanned, nor photocopied photos, you must have a genuine passport photo made by a photographer or at a photo booth.
  • For a multiple entry visa, private, work, study, business visa with multiple entries, the original of the invitation is obligatory.
  • Travel medical/repatriation insurance certificate covering your stay in Russia issued by your insurance company.

For a full list of documents for each visa to Russia, please consult our section:

Formalities visa to Russia

Attention! The consular authorities are entitled to demand the document originals, copies of which have previously been submitted for review.