Russia tourist visa
In case you enter Russian Federation for touristic purposes, tourist visa is required.
Tourist visa can be issued for single or double entry and can be valid for up to 30 days. Dates of validity of the visa will correspond with the dates mentioned on the tourist voucher or confirmation you have.
The application for the visa can be made both in online and offline form, depending on the procedures required in your local Consulate or Russian Embassy.
The requirements for obtaining visa to Russia depend mainly on the country of your permanent residence and vary much. The difference in the requirements result in the amount of papers you should present to get your visa.
Before arranging the visit to any region of Russia, including Moscow and St. Petersburg, people from most countries must apply for a Russian visa. Russian Federation doesn’t offer on-arrival visas, so they cannot be obtained at the border. If you’re visiting our country and you are a foreigner you are strongly advised to apply in advance in Russian Embassy or local Consulate in the country of your residence.
We also recommend to apply for a professional help in obtaining the visa, because passing all the procedures on your own will take a lot of time. Our company is glad to take all the hassles of arranging your visit to Moscow, St. Petersburg or any region you like. We offer the professional service and advice from assistance in obtaining visa to providing accommodation and any extra service you may need while having a trip in Russia.
If you decide to get visa by yourself, first thing you should do is to you should do is to fill the application forms online, and then have them printed out and signed by the applicants. The second thing to do is to send or bring your application forms to the Russian Consulate which decides on each application. The payment of visa fees does not guarantee that a visa will be granted.
The necessary requirement for obtaining visa is an official invitation. The U.S. citizens do not have to receive an invitation.